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Allom, Thomas. Constantinople and the scenery of the seven churches of Asia Minor - Page 59. 1838. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. February 24, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/1996/show/1926.

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Allom, Thomas. (1838). Constantinople and the scenery of the seven churches of Asia Minor - Page 59. Exotic Impressions, Views of Foreign Lands. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/1996/show/1926

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Title Constantinople and the scenery of the seven churches of Asia Minor
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Allom, Thomas
Contributor (Local)
  • Walsh, Robert
Publisher Fisher, Son, & Co.
Date 1838
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • History
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  • Istanbul, Turkey
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  • books
  • plates (illustrations)
  • maps (documents)
Language English
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  • Text
Original Item Extent 92 plates
Original Item Location DR 427 .A44
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b1817693~S11
Digital Collection Exotic Impressions: Views of Foreign Lands
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Repository Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/william-r-jenkins-architecture-art-library
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Transcript WITH Till aCHES OF ASIA MINoR. his art among the Franks; and the Turks, ever eai ail themselves of the superior lights of Europeans when he >ncerned, soo aim the preference over their own doctors. It happened that the eldest son of the reigning Sultan, Abdul Hamed, fell sick; and the reputation ofthis 1 rank physician was so high, that he was sent for to the Seraglio. The boj recovered, and nothing could exceed the gratitude of the father. He built for the physician S large house in Pera; conferred on him a beautiful kiosk and chifflik ' tephano, ountry residence; and, in order to secure his fill practice, be appointed him Hakim Dashi, or "principal physician" to the Seraglio. These gifts ."ml this situation, net only gratified his cupidity, but unfortunately- excited his ambition also. 1 Ds patronage became unbounded. The appointment and deposition of pasha-, the banishment or recall of vizirs, in which the secret influence of the Seraglio became e\ cry day available, were exercised by him, and the fanaticism of the Moslem was forgotten* when he became indebted to this giaour for the highest services. On the death of his patron, Abdul Han successors, Selim and Mustapha continued their favour, and treated him with the same confidence and indulgence; and when the young and inexj i Mahme posed he would exercise over him tin same influence. He.was D .. I t the.age of eighty. I about to withdraw from the care and a: iposed upon him, with credit and reputation, and devote what I and peace, when in an evil hour he was induced to in one more of those court intrigues from which his Italian dexterity had so o »ung Sultan notified to him, that he would have no one intermeddle in his affairs, and cautioned him to He would not take warning, and itfa was resolved on. B] the capitulations entered into with foreign p Frank subject is under the protection of the representative of dial State to which he belongs, and amenable oni its tribunal. Lorenzo therefore could not be dealt with as a liaya, and put to death by the mandate of the Sultan. It would ha. 1 the whole diplomatic corps ( would make a QOmUKM rt their privileges and immunities. It was therefore neoessar] to dispose Of him in another manner. He was sent for one evening by the Capitan Pasha, to see one of hisfamily, taken suddenly ill; and the way from Pera. when house was, to the palace of 11 the harbour, lay through this cemetery. He took with him his Caj.i 1 r, who always attended him to th< S .iio, and pro ceeded to pa] hi- visit, apprising his family that he would return when he had prescribed for his patient The Turks retire to rest early, and tl 1 was past when he expected home. His waj led through a pine infamous for outrage of all kind, and apprehensions of his family w. derabiy excited. He did not return during night, and at the dawn of morning they proceeded to meet him along the a\enue lead through Cassim Pasha to the Capitan . where the road winds down a steep, the) stumbled on two bodies—one was that of the Tchocadar, and the Other that of Loren/o. They were quite dead, with the marks of the bo-, with which they had been Mramded, round their neck-. The valuables they had al their persons were untouched, and it W88 hence inferred that i: