Anaskeuē epi tēs tetratomou Krimaikēs historias tou Varonou Vazankour syntachtheisa / hypo tou Antisyntagmatarchou Aristeidou Chrysoverē kai metaphrastheisa en tō rossikō hypo tou.

Chrysovergēs, Aristeidēs, ‡d 1812- [Browse]
Greek, Modern (1453-)
circa 1865.
142 pages ; 26 cm


Summary note
Autograph manuscript by Aristeidēs Chrysovergēs containing his personal experiences as Commander of the Greek Volunteer Legion that fought for the Russian Empire during the Crimean War (1853-1856). He criticizes the work of Baron de Bazancourt Cesar Lecat, "L'expedition de Crimee", and presents his point of view along the facts of the war.
  • Title from title page.
  • Physical description: 25-40 lines a page, 4to. Manuscript is written in Modern Greek in Greek script in black, mauve, and yellow-gold ink; watermarked paper; elaborate initial letters; numbered pages. There is a dedication on front cover in Russian to Alexander III of Russia (Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov). The first numbered page bears the title " Meros Prōton / Kephalaion Prōton" and on the very last page "telos tou prōtou merous tou prōtou tomou."
Binding note
Manuscript is bound in contemporary red velvet binding over hard boards; velvet front cover with inscription in Russian in gilt; silk embedded inner covers; gilt edges.
Source acquisition
Gift of the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund. AM 2019-61.
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