Charles C.F. Greville in Colosseum, Rome - 2 April, 1830

from Journal entry, 3 April 1830, page 307:

Then to the Coliseum, and walked all over the ruins while a parcel of friars (called the Via Crucis) with covered faces were chanting and praying at each of the altars in succession round the circle below.

cite as

Charles C.F. Greville, Journal entry, 3 April 1830. In Henry Reeve (ed.), The Greville Memoirs: A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV and King William IV, volume 1 (London, 1874), p. 307. accessed: 29 March, 2023

location of experience: Colosseum, Rome


Charles C.F. Greville
Clerk-in-ordinary to the Privy Council, Political and social diarist, Private secretary

Listening to

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Religious chanting performed by Friars

Experience Information

Date/Time 2 April, 1830
Medium live
Listening Environment outdoors, in public


The journal entry describes the events of the previous day.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:13:36 +0100
Approved on Sat, 30 Jun 2018 17:52:48 +0100