Collection of epigrams with parallel translations from Latin into English

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  • Reference
      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt q 18
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English Latin
  • Physical Description
      1 vol. (13 ff.) Note in a 19th-century hand on Martial on f.1r, below 19th-century auctioneer's printed entry for Lot 1025 (pasted on). Paper wrappers (bound in), inscribed "Martial selected Epigrams Old&other", and bearing Lot-label numbered "1025" in manuscript. Bound in stiff boards with green cloth, spine lettered MS. EPIGRAMS

Scope and Content

Collection of parallel translations from Latin divided into four groups: (1) "Select epigrammes of Martial Englished"; (2) "Other epigrammes ancient and moderne"; (3) "Epigrammes or sentences epigrammelike"; (4) "Epigrammes by mee long since made in Latin and of late Englished"

Administrative / Biographical History

The compiler of the collection is unknown

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Dawsons of Pall Mall, July 1969


In English and Latin

Other Finding Aids

The English translations are indexed in the BCMSV database

Additional Information

In a single hand, with some emendations

Personal Names