Copies of Properti carmina

Scope and Content

Enlarged microfilm copies and photocopies of Propertius's works, used by E.A. Barber for his edition of Propertius.

Administrative / Biographical History

Eric Arthur Barber (1888-1965) was a classical scholar. Details are given in Who Was Who. Sextus Propertius (? 47 BC-? 16 BC), Roman poet.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The copies were given to the Library by E.A. Barber's son in 1965.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made only with the permission of the owners.

Additional Information

The originals are located as follows:

  • MS. Facs. d. 131 - Deventer I. 82 (1792)
  • MS. Facs. d. 132 - Leiden Voss. Lat. Q. 117
  • MS. Facs. d. 133 - Leiden Voss. Lat. O. 38
  • MS. Facs. d. 134 - Paris, Bibliothque Nationale Lat. 7989, pp. 44-131