Greece Volume 1

Greece Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1826 edition. Excerpt: ...the powers of the archistrategia (generalissimo) and of the archinavarchia (admiral-in-chief) should severally last only during the expedition in which they might be employed, on the termination of which they should return to their original military rank. The military code of France, with a few modifications, was provisionally adopted as the law of the confederacy. A proposal was made to introduce into the juridical administration the trial by jury; but this was overruled, and a committee of nine was appointed to compile from the Basilics and the Code Napoleon, such penal laws as might appear most suitable and requisite. The subject of ecclesiastical jurisdiction was referred to the minister of religion, who was to consult the clergy and make his report to the government. The Congress then proceeded to nominate Petro-bey Mavromikhalis presi-, dent of the executive; Kolokotroni was chosen vicepresident, and George Conduriotti, of Hydra, was " They decreed the abolition, in the meantime, of imprisonment and the bastinado, which the members of the higher clergy were accustomed to inflict on the secular priests before the revolution, declaring those usages to be barbarous and tyrannical."--Vovqvzvillb, torn. iv. p. 313. elected president of the senate. Odysseus, Goura, Panouria, and the two Hyoldaches, were named stratarchs of Eastern Greece; Constantine Metaxas was made eparch of Messolonghi; and Emanuel Tombazis was re-appointed harmostis (captain-general) of Crete. The Congress concluded its functions on the 30th of April, by issuing a declaration, in which they re-asserted the national independence, and returned thanks to the land and sea forces for their noble efforts during the two preceding campaigns. The promulgation of this address...show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 222g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236487524
  • 9781236487520