Translation of Lord Byron's Greek funeral oration, 1836

When Byron died fighting for Greek independence against the Turks, there was a huge outpouring of grief throughout Greece. Today, he is still considered a national hero there.

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TRANSLATION

OF THE

FUNERAL ORATION

DELIVERED IN GREEK BY

M. SPYRIDION TRICOUPI,

AT MISSOLONGHI, ON THURSDAY IN EASTER

WEEK, 10th/22nd APRIL, 1824,

IN HONOUR OF THE LATE

LORD BYRON.

REPRINTED IN 1836.