Baron von Bunsen in Rome - 1819

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume 1, page 170:

Letter from Bunsen to his Sister Christiana, 27th November, 1819 - . . We live almost entirely out of what is called the world ; and that has come about naturally, without effort.Throughout the day, I work undisturbedly, till dinner time (at this time of year five o'clock). Not always have I leisure before, or after dinner, to walk out for an hour. The evenings from seven o'clock are thus engaged :— Sunday and Tuesday we read the Bible with Schmieder, and he expounds to us and a small number of friends : we have already read through Genesis. Every Thursday we are at Niebuhr's, who …   more >>

cite as

Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume 1 (London, 1868), p. 170. accessed: 22 June, 2024

location of experience: Rome


Baron von Bunsen
Diplomat, scholar, diplomat, Theologian

Listening to

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Ancient Church Music performed by Friends of Christian Charles Josias Baron von Bunsen

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by Gill on Mon, 08 Jun 2015 12:49:58 +0100
Approved on Thu, 17 Sep 2015 15:35:19 +0100