SKETCHES AND STUDIES IN ITALY AND GREECE
The Emperor Augustus chose Ravenna for one of his
two naval stations, and in course of time a new city
arose by the sea-shore, which received the name ...
As he lay dying in a Roman hotel room in April 1893, John Addington Symonds had good reason to be proud of his literary life. He had left behind a long and impressive list of works: translations, biog...
In his 1878 biography of the English Romantic poet, John Addington Symonds wrote that the young Percy Bysshe Shelley's intellect and aesthetic sensibilities "sustained him at a perilous height above t...