“The Death of the Emperor Tacitus”

GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S03-F11-0037 (234)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S03-F11-0037 (234)
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“The Death of the Emperor Tacitus”
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17 x 21.5 cm

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Handwritten notes on the poem “The Death of the Emperor Tacitus” on the recto of a ruled sheet. There are two versions of the poem, the original of 1896 and the subsequent of 1906 as well as the reasons of historical accuracy that urged Cavafy to revise the text.

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Greek

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Writing in ink. Watermark: Gouvernement Egyptien.

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RELATED WORKS BY C. P. CAVAFY:
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“The Death of the Emperor Tacitus” >Α49

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Cavafy mentions 1896 as the year the poem was first written and 1906 as the year of publication. He also mentions the reasons that led him to consecutive revisions.

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