greek war of independence

  1. Earl Marshal

    Pride Goes Before a Fall: A Revolutionary Greece Timeline
    Threadmarks: Chapter 1: The Spark of Revolution

    Chapter 1: The Spark of Revolution The Ottoman Empire, 1801 On the 22nd of February 1821, the Phanariot Alexander Ypsilantis crossed the Pruth River into the Danubian Principality of Moldavia and in doing so sparked an open revolt against the Ottoman Empire. Across all of Rumelia, Greeks rose...
  2. WI: European Philegyptianism instead of Philhellenism, Western volunteers join Muhammad Ali Pasha

    At the beginning of the 19th century, "Egyptomania" began to abound in Europe, as archaeologists continued to discover new artifacts, tombs. As linguists translated Coptic and old hieroglyphics to decipher the writings of the Ancient Egyptians, interest in the ancient history of Egypt grew...
  3. Earl Marshal

    AHC: Leopold of Greece

    In the London Protocol of 1830, the great powers of Great Britain, France, and Russia had intended on having Leopold of Saxe-Coburg become the King of Greece only for him to refuse it. His reasoning was that Greece was politically unstable and that he wanted the Arta to Volos border for Greece...