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THE

HARVARD UNIVERSITY, NATIONAL LIBRARY.

No. XII.

DIVINITY ECHODE

THE LIVES

OF

CELEBRATED TRAVELLERS.

BY

JAMES AUGUSTUS ST. JOHN.

LIBRARY.

LONDON:

HENRY COLBURN AND RICHARD BENTLEY,

NEW BURLINGTON STREET;
BELL AND BRADFUTE, EDINBURGH;

AND
CUMMING, DUBLIN.

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Wand'ring from clime to clime, observant stray'd,
Their manners noted, and their states survey'd.

POPE'S HOMER.

VOL. II.

LONDON:
HENRY COLBURN AND RICHARD BENTLEY,

NEW BURLINGTON STREET.

C. WHITING, BEAUFORT HOUSE, STRAND

:

CONTENTS.

FREDERIC HASSELQUIST.

Born 1722.-Died 1752.

Born in Eastern Gothland-Studies at Upsal-Acquires the friend-

ship of Linnæus-Conceives the design of travelling in the East
--Mode of raising travelling funds-Studies the oriental lan-
guages-Embarks at Stockholm-Arrives in the Grecian Archi-
pelago-Harbour of Milo-Strange costume of the women-
Island of Scio State of medical science in the East-Smyrna-
The Frank carnival-Dances-Beginning of Spring-Beautiful
flowers and plants-Turkish cemetery-Excursion to Magnesia-
Impregnation of figs-Sails for Egypt-Gardens of Alexandria-

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