Elegia Popi in memoriam virginis infelicis in latinum versum reddita

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  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt q 62
  • Dates of Creation
      1731
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      Latin
  • Physical Description
      2 ff. conjoined, folio manuscript Written in a single and regular hand with a watermark in f.2 bearing the royal arms of George II

Scope and Content

Comprises a translation into Latin hexameters of Pope's Elegy to the memory of an unfortunate lady, dated 1731; the original poem was published in 1717

Administrative / Biographical History

The translator of this elegy is unknown. For details of the life and writings of Alexander Pope see the Dictionary of National Biography

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Heath's bookshop on 3 September 1996

Note

In Latin