John Cam Hobhouse, later Lord Broughton (1786–1869), became a friend of Byron when they were at Cambridge, and was frequently his travelling companion. He first published an account of their journey to Albania and Greece in 1814, and reissued this updated and corrected two-volume version in 1855, after his retirement from public life. (His memoirs are also reissued in the Cambridge Library Collection.) In September 1809 Byron and Hobhouse were in Malta, and took the opportunity of a passing ship to go to Preveza in Epirus, making their way to the court of Ali Pasha, the 'tyrant of Ioannina'. Volume 2 takes the travellers from Smyrna in Asia Minor and up the coast to Istanbul, where they had an audience with Sultan Mahmud II. During their journey, Byron was writing Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: on its publication in 1812, as he said, 'I awoke one morning and found myself famous'.
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- Date Published: August 2014
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781108076104
- length: 550 pages
- dimensions: 216 x 140 x 31 mm
- weight: 0.69kg
- contains: 2 colour illus. 2 maps
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
33. Patriotism of the Greeks
34. Departure from Athens
35. The Musselim's summer residence
36. A journey to Ephesus
37. Departure from Smyrna
38. Frigate anchors off Sigeum
40. The supposed port of Agamemnon's fleet
41. The district of the Troad
42. The frigate leaves Cape Janissary
43. Difficulty of obtaining information concerning the Turks
44. The valley of sweet waters
47. Excursion to Constantinople
48. The Atmeidan
49. The Dgiamissi Selatyn, or royal moscks
50. The ambassador's audience of the Caimacam
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