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Rome literary walking tour launched in December by Philadelphia's Context Travel

"Timeless Inspiration: the Grand Tour and Romantic Poets", walking tour just launched by Context Travel. Here's the first group at Spanish Steps, with Keats-Shelley House on the right. (Courtesy of Context Travel, Philadelphia, Penn. )
New walking tour focuses on Keats, seen here, and other British Romantics Shelley and Lord Byron, who lived and wrote in Rome. Keats' bedroom is a shrine in Keats-Shelley House in Rome. (Poetry Foundation, www.poetryfoundation.org )
British Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, seen here, and Keats and Lord Byron, who lived and wrote in Rome are the focus of a new walking tour offered by Context Travel. (Poetry Foundation, www.poetryfoundation.org )
"Angel of Grief", by William Wetmore Story, in Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery. It's on the walking tour "Timeless Inspiration: the Grand Tour and Romantic Poets" by Context Travel. (Photo by Einar Einarsson Kvaran, a.k.a. Carptrash)
Grave of "A Young English Poet" at Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery, where Keats and Shelley are buried. On the walking tour "Timeless Inspiration: the Grand Tour and Romantic Poets". (Courtesy of Context Travel, Philadelphia, Penn. )
See Rome through the eyes and words of Lord Byron (George Gordon) and other major Romantic poets who lived and wrote in Rome. New walking tour by Context Travel focuses on them. (Poetry Foundation, www.poetryfoundation.org )
Oscar Wilde visited the Non-Catholic Cemetery right after his Vatican audience with the Pope -- and proclaimed the burial ground "the holiest place in Rome." (Poetry Foundation, www.poetryfoundation.org )
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