Great Eastern Crisis (1875-78) (12 Subjects)
Great Eastern crisis of 1875-78: Bulgarian refugees seek shelter at Greek schools in Philippopolis (today Plovdiv, Bulgaria).
Great Eastern crisis of 1875-78: Greeks leave the city of Kavarna (today in Bulgaria).
The Greek uprising in Thessaly, 1878. Town and fort of Domokos, at that moment a frontier town.
Great Eastern crisis of 1875-78: The Turkish fleet in Souda bay exercises in preparation against a supposed Russian attack by torpedoes.
Greek insurgents in Thessaly, during the 1878 uprising.
Map of the Balkan peninsula after the treaty of San Stefano, 1878.
Wreck of the “Assyrian” on the island of Elafonisi, Crete (1878).
Map of Southeastern Europe after the Berlin Treaty (1878).
Map of the new territories acquired by Greece after the Treaty of Berlin in 1878. Ioannina did not in fact become Greek territory until the 1913 Treaty of Bucarest, after the Balcan Wars. The proposition that it be ceded to Greece in 1878 was rejected by the Congress of Berlin due to the reaction of the Ottoman side. With the Treaty of Berlin the Kingdom of Greece acquired Arta and adjacent area.
Portrait of A. Mitsas, leading figure of the second battle of Makrynitsa in 1878.
View of Volos in 1878, showing the positions of battle during the Uprising in Thessaly (1878), and the spot where British correspondent Ogle was murdered.
Greek troops at drill.