Juliusz Słowacki: Podróż do Ziemi Świętej z Neapolu [A Journey from Naples to the Holy Land] (2736 words)

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Podróż z Neapolu do Ziemi Świętej [Journey from Naples to the Holy Land] is a poem that the Polish Romantic poet Juliusz Słowacki (1809–1849) wrote during his travels around Greece, Egypt, the Holy Land, and Lebanon in 1836–1837. Słowacki was a political émigré at the time and had been living in Western Europe, mainly France, Switzerland and Italy, for some years. On 24 August 1836, he set off from Naples for Otranto, then on to Corfu. After a short stay on Kerkyra, he sailed to Patras via Zante. He travelled around Greece on horseback from 10 September, visiting Vostizza (Egio), Mega Spileo Monastery, Tripolitsa, Nafplio, Argos, Mycenae, and Corinth. After a week’s stay in …

Citation: Kalinowska, Maria. "Podróż do Ziemi Świętej z Neapolu". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 29 May 2022 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=40580, accessed 06 July 2022.]

40580 Podróż do Ziemi Świętej z Neapolu 3 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.

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