By Dennis Deletant, Harry Hanak
A range of papers from a convention held in honour of Professor Hugh Seton-Watson at the social gathering of his retirement in l983. the purpose of the individuals is to demonstrate the function of the historian within the political lifetime of crucial and East ecu international locations.
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A variety of papers from a convention held in honour of Professor Hugh Seton-Watson at the party of his retirement in l983. the purpose of the participants is to demonstrate the function of the historian within the political lifetime of relevant and East eu international locations.
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By all accounts Burrows was a most attractive personality and a man of the greatest personal integrity. But a study of the considerable body of material that still survives about the early history of the Koraes Chair suggests that his philhellenic sentiments were liable to get the better of his academic judgement. It is dear that he envisaged that an important part of the role of the incumbent of the newly established chair would be to engage in sophisticated academic propaganda on behalf of Greece and her national aspirations at one of the most crucial junctures in her modern history , the immediate aftermath of the First World War.
K. Koumas, Istoriai anthropinon praxeon ... (Vienna, 1832) vol. 512. 17. This encyclical was reprinted in MeLissa, i Ephimeris Elliniki (Paris, 1820) pp. 218--19. 18. The History ofthe Decline and Fall ofthe Roman Empire, ed. J. B. Bury (London, 1907) vol. VI, pp. 485-6. 19. Koumas, Istoriai, vol. XII, p. 544. 20. D. A. Zakythinos, 'Two historical parallels: the Greek nation under Roman and Turkish rule', in A. ), Charanis Studies (New Brunswick, NJ, 1980) p. 320. 21. Quoted by K. Th. Dimaras in the preface to Konstantinos Paparrigopoulos, Istoria tou Ellinikou Ethnous [I proti morphi: 1853} (Athens, 1970) p.
So to vulgarize, on the other hand, as to appear disgusting to those who have received an edueation appears to me demagogie. When I say that the whole nation shares in the language with demoeratie equality, I do not me an that we should leave its shaping and ereation to the vulgar imagination of the mob. 13 22 The Greeks and their Past The debate over the language was waged with astonishing verbal ferocity and, at times, actual physical violence. One leading archaizer, Neophytos Doukas, was set upon one Sunday morning, as he was leaving church in Bucharest, by a gang of pupils of the demoticist Benjamin of Lesvos, at that time director of the Princely Academy in Bucharest.
Historians as Nation-Builders: Central and South-East Europe by Dennis Deletant, Harry Hanak