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Lesja Ukrainka

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Pompeii (1902)

Street of tombs in Pompeii

Street of tombs in Pompeii

Color photolithography ca. 1900

May 21 (June 3), 1902. Lesja Ukrainka left Genoa to Odessa by steamer "Entella". On May 22 (June 4) the steamer arrived in Livorno, on May 24 (June 6) – in Naples. Lesia Ukrainka used a stop in Naples to visit the ruins of the ancient Roman town Pompeii.

On May 25 (June 7) the steamer arrived in Palermo, on May 27 (June 9) – in Messina, on May 29 (June 11) – in Catania. Then he went to Piraeus, Smyrna and Constantinople. On June 7, 1902, Lesja Ukrainka arrived in Odessa, and on June 10 – to Kyiv.