Barthold Georg Niebuhr et al. in Rome - June, 1819

from Letter from Baroness Bunsen to her mother Mrs Waddington, 28 June 1819, pages 142-143:

28 June, 1819. - In the course of the last week, a Lutheran clergyman arrived, as chaplain to the Prussian Embassy, in consequence of Mr. Niebuhr's representations to the King of Prussia of the great need in which the numerous colony of German Protestants at Rome stood of having a person among them whose office should be to keep alive a sense of religion, and counteract the influence of Catholic priests, by which so many conversions have been effected: and service was for the first time performed yesterday, at Mr. Niebuhr's, to a congregation of seventy persons.... The service consisted of …   more >>
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Baroness von Bunsen, Letter from Baroness Bunsen to her mother Mrs Waddington, 28 June 1819. In Augustus Hare (ed.), The Life and Letters of Frances Baroness Bunsen, volume 1 (London, 1879), p. 142-143. accessed: 23 April, 2024

location of experience: Rome


Barthold Georg Niebuhr
diplomat, historian
Baroness von Bunsen
Painting, Writer

Listening to

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Lutheran hymns

Experience Information

Date/Time June, 1819
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Tue, 03 Dec 2013 13:06:55 +0000