It'd lose all its <i>mystique</i>.

It'd lose all its mystique.

As an example of the Philhellenism Maelzel mentions, the city where I went to college, founded in 1825, was named after Demetrius Ypsilanti, a hero in the Greek War of Independence -- the same in which Lord Byron died. Childe Harold's Pilgrimage is one of Byron's major poems.