Bride of Abydos

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A poem by Lord Byron, published 1813, ‘a Turkish tale’, as Byron called it, in which the beautiful Zuleika, daughter of the Pasha Giaffir, is destined, by her father's order, to marry the rich, elderly Bey of Carasman, whom she has never seen.

Subjects: Literature.

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Lord Byron (1788—1824) poet

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