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Allom, Thomas. Constantinople and the scenery of the seven churches of Asia Minor - Page 87. 1838. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 31, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/1996/show/1972.

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Allom, Thomas. (1838). Constantinople and the scenery of the seven churches of Asia Minor - Page 87. 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/1972

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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
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • 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 ill! ' B OF ASI I TIIK CASTLE OF PARGA, ALBANIA. KIV IN Of all the places contained within the circuit of the QtlDinan empire, this little fa is, perhaps, the most interesting to England : because has compromised that hi| and before unsullied character for good faith,-which I transactions, and left a stain behind which no length of time can entirely wash aw This town is of comparatively modern foundation, and was unknown before fifteenth century. Its erection was attributed to a miracle 1: the Greek church. Thi Christian inhabitants had occupied a place in the i the continued assai. UK) attacks of the Turkish invaders of the country. While deliberating on searching for a more secure site, a shepherd, following afl -hoep. d lf« over the sea, a statue of the Panava, and broui:ht it arith great I church in the old city. The image, I turned to her former abode. It was brought back, but again returned: win miraculous omen, followed it, built a churc: in whir: . aid commenced a new city round the ehureh. So Par. k, impel ing over the Adriatic, and protected - of the Infidels. The site chosen aria particularly L .\ conical hill j deep bay, having secure harbours on each picturesque curves, embracing with i tnttl a n terminated behind with the ruu n chain, and be! the islands of Paxo and Corfu, floating on a singularlj <■!■■ over the caves, stands the acropolis of tin the inhabitants. The Venetians, who were then in possesion of the 1 I . ook this little Christian community, on tin' nder th years they greatly prospered Their town contain* i inhah .ml their territory extended for twenty mile- along the shon I bay, I' diflttl I been anciently called Klaiatis, from the excellency of the "il ir yielded: ami th ghiotes improved this quality to the utni sloping sides of the bay. and the oil of the industrious :ncd all over the Levant. The character of the people ; with t! were esteemed for their piety and integrity. N among that numerous class in the Country, which v | and pi: - : but, above all. they wore distinguished h\ a:i aide;it |UI- riastlC attachment to their native soil, that nothing could I character they supported in this lawless re