Tolkien Gateway

Letter 167

(Difference between revisions)
m (Re-linked dates)
 
(One intermediate revision by one user not shown)
Line 2: Line 2:
 
| #=167
 
| #=167
 
| to=[[Christopher Tolkien]]
 
| to=[[Christopher Tolkien]]
| date=[[1955#August|August 15]], [[1955]]
+
| date=[[15 August]] [[1955]]
 
| subject=Holiday to Italy
 
| subject=Holiday to Italy
 
}}{{letter|167}}
 
}}{{letter|167}}
 
==Summary==
 
==Summary==
Tolkien describes his vacation to Italy with [[Priscilla Tolkien|Priscilla]]. They went to [[wikipedia:Assisi|Assisi]] and [[wikipedia:Venice|Venice]]. In Assisi, they visited the [[wikipedia:Basilica di Santa Chiara|Basilica di Santa Chiara]] (during the [[August 11|Feast of Santa Chiara]]), and in Venice, they attended Verdi's ''[[wikipedia:Rigoletto|Rigoletto]]''. The first performance was, unfortunately, canceled due to rain, but on their last day in Venice, they could see another.  
+
Tolkien described his vacation to Italy with [[Priscilla Tolkien|Priscilla]]. They went to [[wikipedia:Assisi|Assisi]] and [[wikipedia:Venice|Venice]]. In Assisi, they visited the [[wikipedia:Basilica di Santa Chiara|Basilica di Santa Chiara]] (during the [[11 August|Feast of Santa Chiara]]), and in Venice, they attended Verdi's ''[[wikipedia:Rigoletto|Rigoletto]]''. The first performance was, unfortunately, canceled due to rain, but on their last day in Venice, they saw another.  
 
{{letters}}
 
{{letters}}

Latest revision as of 19:23, 8 June 2011

The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
Letter 167
RecipientChristopher Tolkien
Date15 August 1955
Subject(s)Holiday to Italy

Letter 167 is a letter written by J.R.R. Tolkien and published in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien.

[edit] Summary

Tolkien described his vacation to Italy with Priscilla. They went to Assisi and Venice. In Assisi, they visited the Basilica di Santa Chiara (during the Feast of Santa Chiara), and in Venice, they attended Verdi's Rigoletto. The first performance was, unfortunately, canceled due to rain, but on their last day in Venice, they saw another.