Notes by Cavafy (AVAILABLE ONLY IN MICROFILM REPRODUCTION)

GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S03-F10-0015 (1885)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S03-F10-0015 (1885)
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Notes by Cavafy
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19.5 x 20.5 cm

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Handwritten notes by Cavafy on pieces of paper of various sizes, placed in some of the volumes of the work The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (London1820), specifically in the following sites: pages 38 and 98 of volume Ι, pp. 136, 146, 384 of vol. ΙΙ, pp. 113 and 248 of vol. IV, pp. 107, 178, 334 of vol. V, p. 264 of vol. VI, p. 143 of vol. VII, p. 87 of vol. ΙΧ, p. 162 of vol. Χ and pp. 97, 170 of vol. ΧΙΙ. The notes are written in English but also include several quotes from Greek authors. Almost no quote, be it Greek or foreign, is accompanied by bibliographical or other references. Most notes are of historical nature and include comments and remarks on the content and method of Gibbon, corrections of erroneous statements and conclusions by the historian as well as historical details. Some of the comments are of literary nature, while there is also a note on metrics. Most are signed “C.” and one is signed “C.F.C.”.

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English

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Writing in ink and pencil.

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The physical item is part of the Cavafy Library. Its digital reproduction is made available through the attendant shots of the microfilm made in 1963 by G. P. Savvidis.

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