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A Short Byron Bio

Learn some more about this fascinating poet.

The Hellespont Swim

If you're feeling adventurous and want to emulate Byron's legendary swim, check this out.

Byron's Grave

Jeez, they wouldn't let him be buried in Westminster Abbey? Come on.

Video

Poem, with Guitar

Here's a video of a dude named Richard Dyer singing the poem with his guitar.

Roving Choir

If guitars aren't your thing, check out this choral version.

Audio

Leonard Cohen

No offence, Mr. Dyer, but step aside and let the master show you how to do it.

And Joan Baez

The famed folk artist also gets in on the act.

Images

Byron in Rodin's The Thinker.

Here's a very famous painting of Byron's profile.

Byron in Albanian Dress

What's with the headdress, dude?

Byron's Plaque

Check out Byron's memorial plaque in Westminster Abbey (he's not buried there, however).

Byron's Grave

That's a pretty slick epitaph.

Byron's Home in Venice

We're guessing he didn't have the entire building to himself. Then again, he was a lord.

Venetians at Carnival

This is scary and cool at the same time.

Books

Oxford World's Classics Edition

Ah, there's that picture again.

Popular Biography of Byron

Wanna learn more about Byron's extraordinary life? Look no further.

Movies & TV

Byron (Made for TV)

Hey, wasn't this guy in that movie Hackers?

The Bad Lord Byron

This 1949 movie sounds pretty cool.

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