By Dennis Deletant, Harry Hanak
A variety 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 position of the historian within the political lifetime of important and East eu international locations.
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A variety 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 participants is to demonstrate the position of the historian within the political lifetime of valuable and East eu countries.
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I, pp. 13--14. For a more extended discussion of this rediscovery of the past see my 'Sense of the Past in Pre-independence Greece' in R. Sussex and J. E. , 1985) pp. 7-30. 7. B. Lesvios, Stoikheia tis Metaphysikis (Vienna, 1820) p. 4, quoted in K. Th. 5. 8. D. O. Morton, Memoir of Rev Levi Parsons ... , 1830) pp. 283--4. 9. Ambroise Firmin Didot, Notes d'un voyage fait dans le Levant en 1816 et 18/7 (Paris, 1826) pp. 385-6. 10. D. Pyrros, Periigisis istoriki kai viographia (Athens, 1848) pp. 70-1.
Nevertheless under Ladislas (1077-95) and Kaiman (1095-1116) the crown extended its domains by acquiring the northern Dalmatian coast and Croatia. As weH as 34 The Emergence 0/ Moldavia southwards, the Hungarian kings also looked towards the east, which offered even greater scope for expansion. After the subjection of Gyula in Transylvania a govemor or voivode was appointed to represent the king there with his residence at Gyulafebervar (Alba Iulia) 'the white city of Gyula'. It was here too that a bishopric was established, probably in the first decade of the twelfth century since from a charter of 1113 issued by KaIman in favour of the monastery of Zobor it may be inferred that a certain Simon was Bishop of Transylvania.
Clarke by the monks of the monastery of St John the Divine was particularly upsetting to hirn. His essential message was that once his compatriots had developed an awareness of their own ancestral virtues and had sufficiently raised their educationallevel, then somehow, in a fashion about which he was never very specific, the Greeks would be vouchsafed that freedom and independence that was rightfully theirs. In fact, when the war of independence broke out in 1821 he considered it to be premature by a generation.
Historians as Nation-Builders: Central and South-East Europe by Dennis Deletant, Harry Hanak