Exactly 200 years ago, on July 8th 1822, the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley drowned in the Gulf of Spezia when his boat sank in a summer storm.
His ashes are interred in the Protestant Cemetery in Rome.
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My name is David Lown and I am an art historian from Cambridge, England. Since 2001 I have lived in Italy, where I run private and
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