the profile of the travellers
from a dutch point of view
the power of monuments
idealized landscapes
in search of antiquities
everyday life among ruins
in the service of the divine
athens: a place or an ideal?
ancient vs. contemporary

selected bibliography
links and resources travellers


selected bibliography

ANGELOMATIS-TSOUGARAKIS, Helen, The Eve of the Greek Revival: British Travellers’ Perceptions of Early Nineteenth-Century Greece. London, 1990.
BEATON Roderick and RICKS, David, The Making of modern Greece: Nationalism, Romanticism, & the Uses of the Past (1797-1896). Farnham, 2009.
BORROMEO, Elisabetta, Voyageurs occidentaux dans l’Empire ottoman (1600-1644), Vol. 2 Inventaire des récits et études sur les itinéraires, les monuments remarqués et les populations rencontrées (Roumélie, Cyclades, Crimée).
Paris, 2007.
BROTHERS, T., GILL, D. and STONES, B, Travellers to Greece. Sherborne, 2006.
CLOGG, Richard, "Sense of the Past in Pre-independence Greece", in: Culture and Nationalism in Nineteenth Century Eastern Europe, R. Sussex & J.C. Eade (eds.). Columbus, 1985, 7-30.
EISNER, Robert, Travelers to an Antique Land: The History and Literature of Travel to Greece. Ann Arbor, 1991.
HAMILAKIS, Yannis, The Nation and its Ruins: Antiquity, Archaeology, and National Imagination in Greece. Oxford, 2007.
KOSTER, Daniël, Naar ’t heerlijk Griekenland, Verbeelding! Voer mij heen. Reizen naar Griekenland 1488-1843. Groningen, 1993.
KOSTER, Daniël, To Hellen’s Noble Land...  Dutch Accounts of Travellers, Geographers and Historians on Greece (1488-1854). Groningen and Athens, 1995.
McNEAL, R. A. Nicholas Biddle in Greece. The journals and letters of 1806. Pennsylvania, 1993.
MacLEAN, Gerald, The Rise of Oriental Travel: English Visitors to the Ottoman Empire, 1580-1720. 
Basingstoke,  2004.
MOIRALE Manto,  Ē Ellada mesa apo eikones perigrafes kai istorika stoicheia / Christopher Wordsworth.
Athens, 2008.
STONEMAN, Richard, Land of Lost Gods: The Search for Classical Greece. London, 1987.
TSIGAKOU, Fani-Maria. The Rediscovery of Greece: Travellers and Painters of the Romantic Era. N.Y., 1981.
WATERFIELD, Robin, Athens: A History, from Ancient Ideal to Modern City. New York, 2004.