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'The First Book of Homer's Iliad, translated ... into English Prose by John Baynes M.A. Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. 1784', written in 1784 (?) by J. Baynes

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MS. Douce 354

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A title written by Joseph Ritson: the translation begins: 'Sing, goddess, the destructive wrath of Achilles.'.

Dates

  • written in 1784 (?) by J. Baynes

Extent

14 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Douce 354

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 21929

Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.

Custodial History

Douce bought the book at Ritson's sale.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

10 5/8 × 8 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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