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The Cyropaedia of Xenophon, translation exercise by Richard Gough

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MS. Add. D. 107
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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


514 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
  • Latin
  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. D. 107, fols. 1-2]

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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.

Custodial History

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.

Physical Facet

On paper


14 × 8 1/4 in.

The Cyropaedia of Xenophon, translation exercise by Richard Gough
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