Friday, July 16, 2004

Halepa, Pact Of

Also called �Treaty Of Halepa, Halepa �also spelled �Khal�pa, � convention signed in October 1878 at Khal�pa, a suburb of Canea, by which the Turkish sultan Abd�lhamid II (ruled 1876 - 1909) granted a large degree of self-government to Greeks in Crete as a means to quell their insurrection against Turkish overlords. It supplemented previous concessions to the Cretans - e.g., the Organic Law Constitution (1868) and the Cyprus Convention (July 4, 1878), which had been


Post a Comment

<< Home