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Adventures of Baron Wenceslas Wratislaw of Mitrowitz : What He Saw in the Turkish Metropolis, Constantinople; Experienced in His Captivity; and after His Happy Return to His Country, Committed to Writing in the Year of Our Lord 1599by Wratislaw, Wenceslas; Wratislaw, Albert Henry
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Of Czech ancestry, Albert Henry Wratislaw (1821-92) was educated at Rugby and Cambridge, and later became a prominent English public-school headmaster. At Cambridge he became interested in the literature and history of Bohemia and in 1849 he travelled there for the first time, quickly becoming proficient in the language. Upon his return home he began a lifetime of immersion in Czech literature. Published in 1862, this book was the first translation into English of a major Czech prose work. It is the vivid true story of a Bohemian nobleman's journey to, imprisonment in, and return from Constantinople in the late sixteenth century. Wratislaw's translation and brief introduction to Bohemian history proved popular and helped bring Czech literature and history to a wider audience.
Table of Contents
|Wherein is contained the journey of the imperial embassy from Vienna to Constantinople|
|Of the residence of the imperial embassy at Constantinople|
|Of the arrest and imprisonment of our whole embassy|
|Of our release from prison and return to our own country|
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