Egyptian forces begin to subdue the Morea region

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Historical Context Note

Responding to a call for help from the Ottoman Sultan, Egyptian forces land in the Morea to assist the Turks against the Greek insurgents, and begin to subdue the peninsula.
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Editors. "Egyptian forces begin to subdue the Morea region". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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