The Holy Land: Travels Through Galilee to Damascus and Baalbek.
And the Green Mosque of Bursa
Edited by: G. Rex Smith with Jonathan M. G. Smith
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1. Edition (2022)
Hardcover, 166 pages
HC ISBN 9783959941501
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First English translation of ‘La Galilée’, an account of Pierre Loti’s travels in the Holy Land from Jerusalem to Beirut, via Damascus and many other interesting places, in 1894.
Pierre Loti (1850-1923) was born Louis-Marie-Julien Viaud into a Protestant family in Rochefort in Saintonge, South-West France (now Charente Maritime). He was an officer of the French Navy and a prolific author of considerable note in 19th-/early-20th-century France, publishing many novels and numerous accounts of his travels around the world. He was a member of the French Academy. Apart from his literary talents, Loti was a pioneer photographer and this translation of his journey from Jerusalem to Beirut in 1894 is greatly enhanced by the reproduction of some of the photographs he took at the time.
Volume includes 12 historic photos taken by Pierre Loti and 1 map.