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Johnson, Francislocked

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Johnson, Francis (1795/6–1876), orientalist, spent much time in his youth in Italy, where he studied oriental languages, and learned Arabic from an Arab. In March 1818 he left Rome with Charles Barry, Charles Lock Eastlake, and Kinnaird, an architect, for Athens. After studying antiquities there until June, ...

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