Verse translations from the classics

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt 49
  • Dates of Creation
      173-?
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 vol. (12 ff.) Chiefly inscribed on rectos only. With double-ruled margins for verse texts. Pro Patria watermark. 20th-century quarter leather binding; spine lettered: MSS. POETRY N.D.

Scope and Content

Collection of three verse translations from the classics in a single 18th-century hand: ff.1r-6r: Translation of Persius, "Satires", 2, by Mr T. Brewster, A.M. &c.; ff.8r-10r: Paraphrase of Persius, "Satires", 4; ff.11r-12r: Ode 15th of the 5th book of Horace imitated

Administrative / Biographical History

The compiler of the manuscript is unknown

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Bought from Octodecimo, December 1975

Note

In English

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