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Farsolas, the Philhellenic movement that developed in the wake of the Greek Revolution was "the greatest expression of liberalism in the period of reaction," enlisting among its supporters such prominent writers as Shelley, Byron, Goethe, Chateaubriand, Alfred de Vigny, Alexander Dumas, and Victor Hugo.
No indication of philhellenic tendencies is even mentioned in Marchand's (1934) thorough inquiry on Poe's role as a social critic.
In this climate even a Philhellenic Committee was formed in 1863, which enlisted sixteen MPs with a Liberal, or Radical, disposure.
Beller (2000:148-155) argues that for those Jews wishing to abandon the 'baggage of Hebraism' it was much easier to embrace the myths and writings of Greek antiquity and the philhellenic literature of Germany than it was to adopt the more medieval constructions of Christianity and the Nordic myths of German nationalism.
This created quite a stir in Britain, as it tapped into the philhellenic feeling still remaining from the Greek War of Independence of the 1820s.
Occupying the same space of versification as the preceding cantos describing the pirate island and the pasha's court, Byron's philhellenic address structurally links the security of property for which both Conrad and Seyd arm themselves with Greek aspirations for liberal democracy: Not now my theme--why turn my thoughts to thee?
Historians and archaeologists played on the philhellenic passions of nineteenth-century Europeans to highlight the ancient Greek history of the region.
Since Byron, however, ancient and also modern Greek "purple passages" had become the object of an exchange of resistance fervor between the Greeks and philhellenic Westerners.
Cypriots were taught in their own languages, mainly due to the colonialists' romantic, philhellenic notion that for the Greek Cypriots the Classics should be taught in their original language, that of ancient Athens.