Monday, June 4, 2012
History of the Greek Revolution by J.L. Comstock - published 1828 - FREE ebook
Available as a FREE Google ebook through the title link below
Compiled From Official Documents of the
Sketches of the War in Greece, by Philip James Green, Esq., Late British Consul for Patrass, in Greece; and the Recent Publications of Mr. Blaquiere, Mr. Humphrey, Mr Emerson, Count Pecchio, Rt. Hon. Col. Stanhope, the Modern Traveller, and other authentic sources
By John L. Comstock, M.D.
Published in 1828 by William W. Reed & Co. - New York
Original copy was accompanied by a "Map of Greece, and other engravings". These are not available with this ebook version.
TABLE TO CONTENTS
I. Geographical Situation and Population of Greece
II. Grecian Islands
III. Account of Greece, from 167 B.C. to 1300 A.C.
IV. From the foundation of the Turkish Empire to the death of Tamerlane
V. From the Accession of Mahomet I. in 1416, to the taking of Constantinople by the Turks
VI. From the Establishment of the Turkish power at Constantinople, to the death of Selim in 1520.
VII. From the Reign of Solyman I. to the taking of Cyprus, in 1618
VIII. Account of the War between Russia and Turkey, in which the Greeks join the former
IX. History of the Tyrant of Ioannina from 1757 to 1809
X. Continuation of the History of Ali Bey, from 1809 to 1822
XI. History of the Hetaria, from 1814, to the arrest and confinement of Ipsilanti, in 1821
XII. From the beginning of the Revolution in Greece proper, to the reduction of the Lalliots
XIII. From the time when Demetrius Ipsilanti assumes the Command in Greece, to his resignation in 1821
XIV. Siege of Tripolizza, and the taking of the place by the Greeks
XV. Continuation of the War from the taking of Tripolizza, to the sitting of the congress at Epidaurus
XVI. Account of the Congress of Epidaurus, and the destruction of Scio
XVII. Account of the Campaign of 1822
XVIII. Continuation of the Campaign of 1822
XIX. The Assembling of the Congress at Astros, and account of the Campaign of 1823
XX. Campaign of 1824 - Loss of Ipsara, and end of the Civil Discords
XXII. Campaign of 1825 - Taking the Island of Sphacteria
XXIII. Commerce of Greece, and her productions - Fire Ships, Navy &c.
XXV. Campaign of 1826 - The taking of Missolonghi - Arrival of Lord Cockrane, and Gen. Church
XXVI. Lord Cochrane takes command of the Hellas - Account of the campaign of 1827 - Batle of Navarino
XXVII. Conduct of the European states in respect to Greece
XXVIII. Population, Revenue and resources of Greece
Last Days of Lord Byron
Funeral Oration on Lord Byron
Declaration of Independence
Declaration to the Christian powers