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'The Destruction of Troy ... rendered in English from book II of the Æneis of Virgil'

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MS. Eng. poet. d. 1

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'The Destruction of Troy ... rendered in English from book II of the Æneis of Virgil, in Spenserian verse. By the Rev. Henry Edwards ...'.

Almost the whole of the book is by a copyist, but the above title is in the translator's hand.

Dates

  • written about A.D. 1885 (?) by H. Edwards

Extent

48 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. poet. d. 1, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. poet. d. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20241

Abstract

'The Destruction of Troy ... rendered in English from book II of the Æneis of Virgil', written about A.D. 1885 (?) by H. Edwards.

Biographical / Historical

Rev. Henry Edwards (fl. 1885-1888) was Rector of Banningham, Norfolk.

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. 29794.

Custodial History

See also MSS. Eng. bibl. d. 1-5.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by the translator on Aug. 29, 1888.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

9 3/8 × 7 1/2 in.
Title
'The Destruction of Troy ... rendered in English from book II of the Æneis of Virgil'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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