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Record 2551

Reading Experience:

Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 7 January 1821: 'Read Spence, and turned over Roscoe, to find a passage I have not found. Read the 4th. vol. of W. Scott's second series of "Tales of my Landlord".'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 7 Jan 1821
Country: Italy
Time: morning
Place: city: Ravenna
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:George Gordon Lord Byron
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 22 Jan 1788
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Agnostic
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: William Roscoe
Title: The Life of Lorenzo de Medici, called the Magnificent OR The Life and Pontificate of Leo the Tenth
Genre: History, Biography, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1796 OR 1805
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 2551  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Gordon Lord Byron
  Editor: Leslie A. Marchand
  Title: Byron's Letters and Journals
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1978
  Vol: 8
  Page: 15
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1978), 8, p. 15,, accessed: 04 February 2023

Additional comments:



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