Antoine-Laurent Castellan in Tivoli, Italy - late 18th Century

from Letters on Italy; illustrated by engravings, pages 40-41:

[Letter VI]


As we proceeded on our route, we traversed woods which shaded a soft green turf; we forded little brooks, or climbed small hills covered with myrtles, sage, and rosemary. The sun which falls direct on these unsheltered and uncultivated spots, almost burns them, rendering the odours of the plants still more strong, and drinking up their balsamic emanations, which rise like the incense of gratitude to …   more >>

cite as

Antoine Laurent Castellan, Letters on Italy; illustrated by engravings (London, 1820), p. 40-41. accessed: 20 April, 2024

location of experience: Tivoli, Italy


Antoine-Laurent Castellan
Architect, engraver, Painter, Writer

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Experience Information

Date/Time late 18th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment outdoors, in public, solitary

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Mon, 05 Feb 2018 15:50:27 +0000
Approved on Mon, 19 Mar 2018 12:20:29 +0000