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GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S04-F12-SF003-0008 (1262)
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“Myres: Alexandria. 340 A.D.”
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Handwritten text in English on four sheets, with notes until the recto of the second sheet. Translation of the poem “Myres: Alexandria in 340 A.D.”. Cancellations and emendations, most likely by Cavafy himself, as well as other notes in the margin. On the third page, there is a handwritten explanatory note regarding the poet’s contribution to the translation on the third page. Page numbers are indicated (2-3).
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Notepaper. Black ink and pencil. Watermark: the crescent with three stars, as is depicted in the flag of the Kingdom of Egypt (1922-1953).
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RELATED WORKS BY C. P. CAVAFY:
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“Myres: Alexandria in 340 A.D.” >Α344
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The initials “C.H.O.S” indicate professor Christopher Henry Oldham Scaife, a friend of Cavafy. Scaife has also translated other poems by Cavafy into English.
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Works by C. P. Cavafy:
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