Philhellenism
Philhellenism ("the love of Greek culture") and Philhellene ("the admirer of Greeks and everything Greek"), from the Greek φίλος philos "friend, lover" and ἑλληνισμός hellenism "Greek", was an intelle...
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Lord Byron
An episode of the series Biography on History Channel dedicated to Lord Byron and produced in 2004.
Classical tradition
The Western classical tradition is the reception of classical Greco-Roman antiquity by later cultures, especially the post-classical West, involving texts, imagery, objects, ideas, institutions, monum...
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Victor Hugo
Victor Marie Hugo (/ˈhjuːɡoʊ/; [viktɔʁ maʁi yɡo]; 26 February 1802 – 22 May 1885) was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. He is considered one of the greatest and best kno...
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Temple of Hadrian
The Temple of Hadrian is a temple to the deified Hadrian on the Campus Martius in Rome, Italy, built by his adoptive son and successor Antoninus Pius in 145 and now incorporated into a later building ...
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Theobald Piscatory
Théobald Émile Arcambal-Piscatory (6 April 1800, Paris – 18 November 1870, Paris) was a French statesman and diplomat.
The son of François Hyacinthe Arcambal (an employee of the French minis...
Louis Dupré (painter)
Louis Dupré (Versailles 9 January 1789 – 12 October 1837 Paris) was a French painter, especially noted for his travels in Greece and the Ottoman Empire and his numerous paintings with Orientalis...
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Joseph Hume
Joseph Hume FRS (22 January 1777 – 20 February 1855) was a Scottish doctor and Radical MP, born in Montrose, Angus.
He studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh and moved to India in 1797. T...
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Annibale Santorre di Rossi de Pomarolo, Count of Santarosa
Santorre Annibale De Rossi di Pomerolo, Count of Santa Rosa (born 18 November 1783, Savigliano – died 8 May 1825) was an Italian insurgent and leader in the revival (Risorgimento) of Italy.
He was...
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The Maurice Debate
The Maurice Debate was a debate in the British House of Commons which took place on 9 May 1918. A senior army officer Major-General Sir Frederick Maurice made public the spectacular allegation that t...
Friedrich Thiersch
Friedrich Wilhelm Thiersch (17 June 1784 – 25 February 1860), was a German classical scholar and educationist.
He was born at Kirchscheidungen (now a part of Laucha an der Unstrut, Saxony-Anha...
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Elpis Melena
Elpis Melena (1818–1899, born as Marie Espérance von Schwartz) was an Anglo-German writer who published under the name of Elpis Melena.Daughter of a Hamburg banker, she was born in England and spent m...
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Jerome McGann
Jerome John McGann (born July 22, 1937) is an American academic and textual scholar whose work focuses on the history of literature and culture from the late eighteenth-century to the present.
Edu...
Leicester Stanhope, 5th Earl of Harrington
Leicester FitzGerald Charles Stanhope, 5th Earl of Harrington CB (2 September 1784 – 7 September 1862), styled The Honourable Leicester Stanhope until 1851, was an English peer and soldier.He was born...
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Charles Nicolas Fabvier
Charles Nicolas Fabvier (Greek: Κάρολος Φαβιέρος) (10 December 1782 – 15 September 1855) was an ambassador, general and French member of parliament who played a distinguished role in the Greek War...
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Heinrich Schliemann
Heinrich Schliemann ([ˈʃliːman]; 6 January 1822 – 26 December 1890) was a German businessman and a pioneer of field archaeology. He was an advocate of the historical reality of places mentioned in the...
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Louis-Maxime Raybaud
Jean-François-Maxime Raybaud (June 19, 1795 La Colle-sur-Loup, – January 1, 1894 La Colle-sur-Loup, Alpes-Maritimes) was a French philhellene officer and writer, and a participant in the War of Indep...
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Pushkin Park
Pushkin Park is located in the centre of Saransk in Mordovia, Russia. Pushkin Park is one of the most beautiful parks in Saransk; its area is about 40 hectares.
In 1864, a small landscaped area ca...
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Sophie de Marbois-Lebrun, Duchess of Plaisance
Sophie Lebrun, Duchess of Plaisance (Greek: Δούκισσα της Πλακεντίας) (1785–1854) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where her father, François Barbé-Marbois, was serving as French Consul-General ...
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Benjamin Constant
Henri-Benjamin Constant de Rebecque ([kɔ̃stɑ̃]; 25 October 1767 – 8 December 1830), or simply Benjamin Constant, was a Swiss-French political activist and writer on politics and religion. He was the a...
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John Hobhouse, 1st Baron Broughton
John Cam Hobhouse, 1st Baron Broughton GCB, PC, FRS (27 June 1786 – 3 June 1869), known as Sir John Hobhouse, Bt, from 1831 to 1851, was a British politician and diarist.
Born at Redland near...
Samuel Gridley Howe
Samuel Gridley Howe (November 10, 1801 – January 9, 1876) was a nineteenth century United States physician, abolitionist, and an advocate of education for the blind. He organized and was the first dir...
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Julian the Apostate
Julian (Latin: Flavius Claudius Iulianus Augustus, Greek: Φλάβιος Κλαύδιος Ἰουλιανὸς Αὔγουστος; 331/332  – 26 June 363), also known as Julian the Apostate, was Roman Emperor from 361 to 3...
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Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald
Admiral Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald, 1st Marquess of Maranhão, GCB, ODM (14 December 1775 – 31 October 1860), styled Lord Cochrane between 1778 and 1831, was a Scottish naval flag office...
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