Sunday, May 23, 2010

Cretan Insurrection of 1866-7-8


The book "The Cretan Insurrection of 1866-7-8" by William James Stillman was published in 1874 by Henry Holt and Company, New York.  It is available as a FREE Google ebook.


If you had relatives who were in Crete during 1866 through 1868 this might be an interesting read. 


Below you can find a list of the 25 Greek names listed in the book and the Table of Contents.


GREEK NAMES

Afendallos
Belondaki, Costa
Bulgaris
Comoundouros
Coroncos
Criaris
Dimitrikarakos
Joannides (aka Pappadakis)
Kalergis
Kelaides, Parthenius
Korakas
Mavrocordato
Mikhali, Hadji
Pappadakis (aka Joannides)
Petrides
Petropoulaki
Sacopoulos
Skoulas
Soliotis
Tombasis
Veloudaki, Costa
Yennissarli
Zimbrakaki(s)


TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTORY 
Crete and the Cretans

CHAPTER I.  (April, 1866)
Ismael Pasha

CHAPTER II.  (May, 1866)
Agitation

CHAPTER III.  (July, August 1866)
Days of Terror

CHAPTER IV.  (September 1866)
Preliminaries of War
Ultima Ratio
Mustapha Kirlitli Pasha

CHAPTER V.  (October 1866)
Getting to Work
Russian Intervention

CHAPTER VI.  (November 1866)
Coroneos
The Convent of Arkadi

CHAPTER VII.  (December 1866)
The Recoil of the Gun
Pym and the Assurance

CHAPTER VIII (December 1866)
Ignatieff Again
Respite

CHAPTER IX.  (January, February 1867)
More Disaster
A Page from the Blue-Book

CHAPTER X. (March-May 1867)
Change of Administration
Hellenic Blunders
Effect of Hellenic Politics

CHAPTER XI.  (June-September 1867)
Hussein Avni
A New Victim
Sphakia again
A New Campaign
Bottled up

CHAPTER XII.  (October, November 1867)
Attack on Lasithe
Sphakian Campaign
Reschid

CHAPTER XIII.  (December 1867)
Russian Plans Ripening
The Last of the Victims

CHAPTER XIV.  (1868)
A’ali Pasha Fails
The End

THE YEAR AFTER THE WAR
Visit to Omalos
Alikianu
Hadji Houssein’s Story
The Plain of Omalos
The Xyloscala
At Constantinople

APPENDIX




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