Percy Bysshe Shelley: Hellas

Updated February 28, 2017 | Infoplease Staff


Mantis Eim Ezthlon Agonun.-Oedip. Colon.

To his excellency, Prince Alexander Mavrocordato, late secretary for foreign affairs to the Hospodar of Wallachia, the drama of hellas is inscribed as an imperfect token of the admiration, sympathy, and friendship of the author.

Pisa, November 1, 1821.