The Cyropaedia of Xenophon, translation exercise by Richard Gough
The Cyropaedia of Xenophon, translated as a boyish exercise into Latin by Richard Gough, a few words of the Greek being followed by a bald Latin version: with a few corrections by a tutor.
(fol. 510) is a short English theme by Gough dated Sept. 25, 1749.
- Creation: written about A.D. 1750
Language of Materials
- Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. D. 107, fols. 1-2]
MS. Add. D. 107
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 20027
The Cyropaedia of Xenophon, translation exercise by Richard Gough, written about A.D. 1750.
Biographical / Historical
Richard Gough (1735–1809) was an antiquary.
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. V, no. 29646.
Owned by John Nichols in 1810 (see fol. 1).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
In the Carnaby sale on Nov. 29, 1886, lot 1050, and then bought for the Library for £1 10s.
14 × 8 1/4 in.
- The Cyropaedia of Xenophon, translation exercise by Richard Gough
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