Saturday, March 24, 2012

"The Greek Revolution: It's Origin and Progress" by Blaquiere


“THE GREEK REVOLUTION, ITS ORIGIN AND PROGRESS”  FREE Google ebook
by Edward Blaquiere, Esq.
Printed by G. & W. . Whittaker, London
1824

-----

Below you can find the 74 Names Mentioned in this Book and Table of Contents

--------

NAMES MENTIONED IN BOOK

Anagnostaras, (Anagnostaras of Leondari) - Page 125
Anagnostoras - Page 106
Anastasius - Pages 71, 75, 76
Aristi - Page 67
Balisto - Pages 159, 160, 174, 175
Bazzaris, Marco (aka Bozzaris) - Numerous Pages
Bobolina - Page 108
Bozzaris, Constantine (Constantino) – Note: Older brother of Marco Bozzaris - Page 272
Bozzaris, Marco (aka Bazzaris) - Numerous Pages
Burnia - Pages 190, 191, 197
Canacari, Athanasius - Pages 211, 332, 335
Candiotti - Pages 116, 117
Cantacuzene - "descended from an illustrious Greek family" - Numerous Pages
Capodistrias - Pages 34, 37, 116
Caradja - Pages 122, 123, 171, 172
Coliopulo - Pages 212, 221
Colocotroni - Numerous Pages
Deligianapulo - Page 248
Douka - Pages 67, 71, 74
Galati (Native of Corfu) - Pages 38,44
Giorgaki - Pages 71, 72, 73, 75, 183
Gogo - Pages 231, 232, 237
Gouraz - Page 156
Ipsilanti (Father of Alexander Ipsilanti) - Pages 50, 51
Ipsilanti, Alexander - Numerous Pages
Ipsilanti, Demetrius - Numerous Pages
Ipsilanti, Nicolis - Page 73
Joannis, Giorgio - Page 294
Joncas - "Joncas of Agrapha" - Page 266
Karavia - Pages 72, 73, 74
Katsandoni - Page 266
Kiriakouli - Pages 210, 239, 240
KizzoGeorgaki - Page 278
Kyriacouli - Pages 123, 142
Logotheti, Joanis - Pages 190, 197, 332
Lucopulo, Alexis - Page 150
Lundo - Pages 150, 151
Lundo, Andreas - Page 248
Luriottis - Pages 303, 336, 337
Macromure - Page 276
Mano - Page 74
Manos - Page 67
Manos, Spathar - Page 18
Mantho - Page 49
Mavrocordato - Numerous Pages
Mavromichalis - Pages 123, 257, 343
Metaxa - Pages 99, 100
Miaouli - Pages 203, 207, 238
Morousi, Prince - Pages 51, 80
Negris, Th. - aka Negri - Pages 311, 332, 335
Nicetas - aka Nikitas - Numerous Pages
Nikitas - aka Nicetas - Numerous Pages
Noutzas, Alexis - Page 49
Odyseus - aka Odysseus - Numerous pages
Odysseus - aka Odyseus - Numerous pages
Orlando, Joanis - Pages 303, 312, 332
Panouria - Page 181
Pappaiannopoulo, Anagnosti - Page 332
Pauno, Spirro - Page 232
Poliopulo - Native of Yanina - Page 44
Psallidis - Page 20
Rango - aka Rongo - Pages 207, 252
Rhote -- Refers to "the wife of Major Rhote, a Greek, formerly in the service of Russia, together with her seven children" - killed by the Turks - Page 69
Riga - Born in Thessaly abt 1760 - Pages 35-36
Sava - Pages 71, 74
Scouffa - Page 67
Tairabos - Page 207
Theodosius – Priest - Page 290
Theriacouli - Page 279
Tipaldo – Cephalonian - Page 129
Tombasi - Hydriot Admiral - Numerous Pages
Varlo - Page 74
Varnachiotti - Pages 237, 238, 241, 243, 244, 252
Vasilica - Page 279
Yathraco - Page 174

----------------

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter I.
Historical Anomaly – Contrast between the Turks and other Conquerors:  their Motives of Action – Capture of Constantinople – Legitimacy of the Porte – Treatment of the Greek People – Karatch or Capitation Tax – Effects of the Crusades – Conquest of Greece never completed – Measures of Precaution – Klepthai – Russian Influence – Peter the Great and Catherine II – War of 1769 – Treaty of Koutchouk-Kainardgi – Persecutions – Ali-Pacha – Progress of Knowledge and Education among the Greeks – Their Schools and Colleges – Commercial Spirit of the Islanders – Hydra Spezzia and Ipsara – Origin of the Grecian Navy

Chapter II.
Causes of revolt in Bosnia and Servia – Origin of the Inhabitants – Their Character – Servians become Subjects of the Porte – They revolt – Czerni George; is Successes – Distracted State of the Turkish government – Efforts to Suppress the Insurrection – Servians stimulated by Russian Agents – They are abandoned and left to their Fate – Arrival of Chourshid Pacha and Cruelties that followed – Second Insurrection and Treat with the Porte – Sultan Mahmoud – Treat of Bukarest – Morousi – Diplomatic Disputes – Congress of Vienna – HETAERISTS – Count Capodistrias – Czerni George and Galati – Milosh – Alarms of the Porte – Caradja – Attrocious Assassination – Alexander Suzzo – Prince Callimachi
CHAPTER III
Intended period of Revolt – Rupture between Ali Pacha and the Porte – Conduct of several Greek Chiefs – Intrigues of Ali – His Treatment of the Souliotes – Alexander Ipsilanti – Insurrection in Wallachia and Moldavia – Plot at Constantinople – Sketch of the Principalities – Their Resources and Inhabitants – System of Government and Misery of the People – The Boyards or Nobility – Plan of Campaign and Arrangements of Ipsilanti – Sentiments of the People – Arnauts and Pandours – Alexander Suzza – Revolt of Theodore Vlademiresco – Measures of the Divan
CHAPTER IV
Object of Vladimiresco’s Revolt – Alexander Ipsilanti crosses the Pruth – Declaration of Prince Suzzo – Proclamation to the People of Greece – Tumults at Yassy and Galatz – Confusion at Bukarest – Arrival of Theodore and Ipsilanti – Hopes of Support from Russia:  - destroyed by the Autocrat’s Manifesto – General State of Affairs – THE SACRED BAND – The Turks take the Field:  - their appalling Atrocities – Treason of Vladimiresco – Retreat of the Hellenists on Tergovist – Arrest and Execution of Theodore – March to Rimnik – Battle of DRAGACHAN – Cowardice of Karavia, &c. – Heroic Stand made by the SACRED BATTALION – Arrest and Imprisonment of Ipsilanti, by te Austrian Cabinet – Submission of the Principalities – Intrepidity of Giorgaki and Anastasius – Effects of the Campaign – Remarks on the Cruel Treatment of Prince Alexander
CHAPTER V
Mode of quelling Revolt in Turkey – Massacres at Constantinople, and in various other parts of the Empire – Murder of the Patriarch Gregory – Effects of these Atrocities – Military Topography of Greece:  its Configuration, Mountains, Plains, Rivers, Passes, and Strong Holds – Difficulties encountered by an Invading Army – Description of the Peloponnesus:  its means of Defence – Concluding Remarks
CHAPTER VI
Emissaries sent from Russia:  their Success – Rising at Sudena – Measures taken by the Turks – The Insurrection becomes general – Combat at Lala – System of Retaliation – Occurrence at Caritena – Mainotes:  their Origin – Petros Bey – Character of the Modern Lacedomonians – First Government of the Greeks – Reinforcements sent by Chourshid Pacha – Retreat to Valdezza – Nikitas surnamed the Modern Aristides – Colocotroni and Anagnostaras – Defeat of the Infidels at Valdezza – Plan of Operations – Mode of Besieging – The Ionian Auxiliaries – Progress of Events in Phocis, Attica and Boeotia – Advance of Omer Vrioni to the Relief of Athens – The Defiles of Thermopoly are occupied by Odysseus – Events in Macedonia – Naval triumph of the Greeks.

CHAPTER VII
Demetrius Ipsilanti assumes the Command – Cantacuzene – Their Reception – Condiotti – Affendouli – State of Parties in 1821 – Hetaerists and Ephors:  their respective views – Germanos – Klepthis – Character of the Ephors – Qualities of the Hetaerists:  their Confidence in Russia – Ipsilanti – Cantacuzene – Prince Mavrocordato – Caradja – Mavromichalis, Prince of Maina – Kyriacouli – Colocotroni: his Character and Views – Anagnostaras of Leondari – Plans of Ipsilanti – Opposed by the Ephors – Siege of Malvasia and Navarin:  their Capture – Excesses of the Patriots – Tipaldo – Resignation and recall of Prince Demetrius
CHAPTER VIII
Siege of Tripolizza:  Its Situation and Fortifications – Garrison and Inhabitants – Inadequate Means of Attack possessed by the Greeks – Arrival of Prince Mavrocordato – Mr. Gordon of Cairness joins the Christian Camp – Plans of Ipsilanti – Conduct of the Ephors – Difficulties Opposed to a Regular Siege – Batteries are Established – Abortive Attempt at Mining – Privations and Sufferings of the Besieged – Views of the Primates and Captains – Negotiations with the Albanian Troops – Action of the 23rd September – Ipsilanti Marches towards the Gulph of Lepanto – The Command devolves on Mavromichis – The Conferences are continued – A Party of Greeks enter the Town – The Assault becomes General – Catastrophe which followed – Concluding Remarks
CHAPTER IX
Progress of the war in Thessaly and Macedonia – Battle of Fontana – Relative Position of the contending Parties in Livadia – Revolt in Eubea – Departure of the Capitana Bey from Constantinople: - His first Operations – The Greek Vessels return to port – A Turkish Squadron appears from Calamata – The fleet proceeds to Patrass – Expedition of Ipsilanti – Calavrita – Descent of the Infidels at Vostizza – Attack and destruction of Calaxidi – Heroism of the Inhabitants – Intrepidity of two Greek Soldiers – Ipsilanti returns to Tripolizza: - his entry and reception – Appearance of the Town: - it is abandoned – Congress convoked at Argos – Project of taking Napoli di Romania by assault:  it fails – The Congress is transferred to Epidaurus
CHAPTER X
Congress of Epidaurus – Deputies assembled there – Promulgation of the Political Code – Address to the People – Nominations of President and Ministers – Military operations before Corinth – Duplicity of Kiamil Bey – Panouria of Salona – Retirement of the Albanians – Surrender of the Acrocorinthus – The Seat of Government is established at Corinth – General State of the Confederation – Arrival of Prince Mavrocordato – Decrees of the Executive – Military organization – Disposal of the Forces – Proclamation to the People – Catastrophe at Scio, and reflections suggested by that Event – Destruction of the Capitan Pacha
CHAPTER XI
Colocotroni marches to Patrass – Action before that Place – Meeting of the Greek and Turkish Squadrons – Preparations of Chourshid Pacha – Error of the Congress at Epidaurus – Plan of Prince Mavrocordato:  he departs for Messolunghi – Colocotroni raises the Blockade of Patrass – Invasion of the Morea by Machmont Pacha of Drama – The Members of the Executive embark – Firmness of Colocotroni – Operations on the Plain of Argos – Corinth is abandoned by the Greeks – Gallant Conduct of Demetrius Ipsilanti – Retreat of the Turkish Army:  it is attacked in the Passes – Return of the Executives to Lerna – Events near Corinth – The Dervenachi are occupied by Colocotroni and Nikitas – Privations and Sufferings of the Greeks, contrasted with those of the Turks – Capture of Napoli de Romania – Forbearance and Moderation of the Greeks – Arrival of the Cambrian Frigate, and generous Conduct of Captain Hamilton – Affair at Akrata
CHAPTER XII
Operations in Acarnania – State of the Province – Mavrocordato assumes the offensive – Affair at Combatti – The Traitor Gogo – Marco Bozzaris – Battle of Peta – Retreat of the Greeks – Calamos – Defection of Varnachiotti – Death of Kiriakouli – Omer Vrioni advances – The Passes are occupied by the Greeks – Retreat to Messolunghi – State of the Town, arrival of the Turkish Army before that place – Preparations of the Greeks to defend themselves – Perilous state of the garrison – Succours arrive – Departure of Mavromichalis – General assault by the Turks – They are repulsed with great loss – Precipitate Retreat of the Enemy – He is pursued to the Acheron – Passage of that River – Civil and Military organization of the Province – Mavrocordato returns to the Morea
CHAPTER XIII
National Congress Assembled at Astros – Proceedings which took place there – Proclamation to the People – The Seat of Government is transferred to Tripolizza – Preparation for opening the Campaign – Movements of the Turks – Operations in Livadia – Retreat of Yusuff Pacha – The Campaign is opened in Acarnania – Advance of Mustapha Pacha – Defection of the Albanians at Prevesa – Marco Bozzaris marches to Carpenisa – Arrival of the Turkish Army – It is attacked in the Night by the Greeks – Heroism and Death of Marco Bozzaris – Constantine Bozzaris is named to the Command – Proceedings of the Captain Pacha – Execution of Six Prisoners – Operations in Candia – Capture of Thisamos and Selinon – Gallantry of the Greek Squadron under Macromure – The Turkish Fleet returns to the Dandanelles – Re-Capture of Corinth – Brave Defence of Anatolica.
CHAPTER XIV
Conduct of European States in relation to Greece – Levant Merchants and Jews – Moral condition of the Greeks – Calumnies on Greek character – Domestic manners and women of Greece – State of religion in Greece – Priests
CHAPTER XV
Population of Greece estimated – Revenue and Resources – Comparison between Monarchical and Federal Government as applicable to Greece – Foreign Interference – Internal Dissensions – Consideration of the idea entertained of accommodation and submission to the Porte – Results to be anticipated from the establishment of a powerful Independent State in Greece – Policy of Continental Powers and interest of England in such establishment considered.



No comments:

Post a Comment