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Travels in Sicily, Greece and Albania

Volume 2


Part of Cambridge Library Collection - European History

  • Date Published: December 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108077583

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  • Between 1812 and 1814, Cambridge fellow and cleric Thomas Smart Hughes (1786–1847) and Robert Townley Parker, later an MP for Preston, embarked on a tour of Mediterranean countries, 'those theatres of the most interesting events recorded in the annals of history'. This two-volume account of their travels, illustrated with plates from the drawings of the architect Charles Robert Cockerell, was first published in 1820. In Volume 2, Hughes describes the second leg of the journey, beginning in Epirus in Greece and moving through Albania before returning to England via Italy and France, noting important historical events that took place at each location and describing the local legends, habits and customs. He quotes freely from other travel writers of the time, as well as from ancient authors and inscriptions encountered on the tour. Included also are anecdotes which render this account vivid and readable, allowing the author's personality and opinions to reveal themselves.

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    • Date Published: December 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108077583
    • length: 418 pages
    • dimensions: 254 x 178 x 22 mm
    • weight: 0.72kg
    • contains: 16 b/w illus. 2 maps
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. A history of Ioannina and its present condition
    2. Marriage ceremonies
    3. Invitation to a grand entertainment by the Vizir
    4. Turkish society
    5. Ali Pasha's early history
    6. Ali's policy with regard to foreign powers and his own government
    7. The siege of Suli
    8. Ali endeavours to gain Parga
    9. Excursion to the north of Albania
    10. From Argyro-Castro to Berat
    11. From Berat to Ioannina
    12. Glyky and the Suliot mountains
    13. From Suli to Prevesa and Santa Maura
    14. Parga, Paxo and the coast of Epirus
    15. Departure for Naples, arrival in England

  • Author

    Thomas Smart Hughes

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