Notes by Cavafy

GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S03-F11-0021 (190)
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DIGITAL OBJECT DESCRIPTION

IDENTITY AREA

REFERENCE CODE:
Records the unique identifier that has been appointed to the unit of description by the archivists, in order to facilitate references made to the fonds on an international level.
GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S03-F11-0021 (190)
TITLE:
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Notes by Cavafy
DATE(S):
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n.d.
LEVEL OF DESCRIPTION:
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Item
EXTENT AND MEDIUM:
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34 x 42.5 cm

FORMER REFERENCE CODE:
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CONTEXT AREA

NAME OF CREATOR(S):
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CONTENT AND STRUCTURE AREA

SCOPE AND CONTENT:
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Abbreviated notes in pencil on the first page of a ruled double sheet notepaper. Draft of an official letter and notes, also in pencil, on the second page. On its last two pages, quotes in ink from a book and bibliographical reference regarding a ceremony in an ancient Gymnasium. On another ruled sheet, quotes on the recto and notes on the verso (some crossed out). Extensive use of abbreviations. The quotes correlate the item with the poem “Alexandrian Kings”.

CONDITIONS OF ACCESS AND USE AREA

CONDITIONS GOVERNING REPRODUCTION:
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LANGUAGE AND SCRIPT NOTES:
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Mainly Greek

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:
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Writing in ink and pencil. Watermark: Gouvernement Egyptien. Physical item wear: oxidations caused by metal paperclip; small hole; tears.

ALLIED MATERIALS AREA

RELATED WORKS BY C. P. CAVAFY:
Reference to the works of C. P. Cavafy that are directly related to the described digital object, followed by their number of entry in the C. P. Cavafy Bibliography (ed. by D. Daskalopoulos).

“Alexandrian Kings” >Α129

NOTES AREA

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:
Literary annotation, providing additional information on the digital object.

References to historical sources. One may distinguish Plutarch, Theophrastus, Dio Cassius, Theodor Mommsen, Auguste Louis Thomas Bouché-Leclercq and the numismatologist Henry Cohen.

ACCESS POINTS

Key-words aiming to facilitate search within the fonds.
SUBJECTS:
Works by C. P. Cavafy:

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