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Modern Greek History D. Tsokos Filiki Etaireia
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Before the Revolution The Greek war of independence (1821- 1830) was motivated by the desire for self- determination, free thought, education, and joining the civilized nations of Europe. The movement was an organized effort, with certain objectives Western influences are largely responsible, but also Greek intellectual activity.
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The Beginning of the War Lipparini: Revolution Vryzakis: Oath
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War of Independence 1821 begins. The Greeks rapidly prevail in the Peloponnese, which had a very small Muslim population. The Sultan retaliates with mindless slaughter of civilian populations in defenseless islands (Chios, Psara), which capture Western Imagination The Great Powers of the time, although instinctively against revolts, change their policy and become sympathetic to the Greek Cause
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Delacroix: The Slaughter of Chios
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Egyptian Deal Egyptian Intervention (with a strong navy), nearly extinguishes the revolution. However, pro-Hellenic sentiment grows stronger in western Europe, and Byron’s death in the city functions as a strong propaganda in favor of the revolutionaries Delacroix: Liberty on the Ruins of Messolongi
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