Murder of Greek Patriarch of Constantinople by Turks

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Historical Context Note

After several outbreaks of violence in the Morea, in which Turks are massacred by Greek insurgents, Turks murder the Greek Patriarch of Constantinople as an act of reprisal, and a reign of terror begins.
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Editors. "Murder of Greek Patriarch of Constantinople by Turks". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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