Antoine Laurent Castellan
(1772 - 1838)
French painter and writer.

In 1812, he published his famous 6-volume work Mœurs, usages, costumes des Othomans, et abrégé de leur histoire. Avec des éclaircissemens tirés d'ouvrages orientaux, et communiqués par M. Langlès. Six Vol. in-18 ornés de soixante et douze planches, Paris: A. Nepveu 1812, re-edited in 1821 as Lettres sur la Morée, l'Hellespont et Constantinople. Seconde édition, ornée de soixante-trois Planches dessinés et gravés par l'Auteur, 3 vols., Paris: A. Nepveu 1820. Castellan's account of Greece and Turkey was much admired by Byron.

Name:Antoine Laurent Castellan
Dates:1772 - 1838
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