A Journey Into Greece

TitleA Journey Into Greece
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1682
AuthorsWheler G
KeywordsHierapolis, travelogue
AbstractAmong the places visited and described by Wheler were Zante, Delos, Constantinople, Prusa ad Olympum, Thyatira, Ephesus, Delphi, Corinth, and Attica. He gave an account of the antiquities of Athens, and brought home marbles and inscriptions. He made considerable use of coins in his book, and paid attention to botany. He brought home plants that had not been cultivated in Britain, including a Hypericum.