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By Richard Clogg

ISBN-10: 0521378303

ISBN-13: 9780521378307

This ebook offers a concise, illustrated advent to the background of recent Greece, from the 1st stirrings of the nationwide circulate within the past due eighteenth century to the current day. it truly is designed to supply a easy creation for common and educational readers with very little past wisdom of the topic, and supersedes Professor Clogg's brief historical past of recent Greece which has develop into a vintage due to the fact that its preliminary booklet in 1979. This newest account is a unconditionally new ebook, conceived afresh for a vast readership, within which the numerous illustrations with their wide captions shape a huge a part of the textual content.

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97) and Tatishchev, Istoriya, vol. 3, p. 224. " At the same time Posadnik Ivan Dimitrievich, who had held his office for nine years, was deprived of his post and replaced by the boyar Vnezd Vodovik who supported Mikhail; in recompense they gave Ivan the town of Torzhok. But, when he arrived there, the inhabitants refused to receive him so he proceeded to seek sanctuary with Yaroslav in Pereyaslavl'. The chronicler also points out that Mikhail advised the citizens to choose a new archbishop, since Antony, who had replaced Arseny in the previous autumn, was ailing.

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