“Ptolemy the Benefactor (or Malefactor)”

GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S01-F01-SF001-0011 (149)
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DIGITAL OBJECT DESCRIPTION

IDENTITY AREA

REFERENCE CODE:
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GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S01-F01-SF001-0011 (149)
TITLE:
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“Ptolemy the Benefactor (or Malefactor)”
DATE(S):
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February 1922
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Item
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27.5 x 21 cm

FORMER REFERENCE CODE:
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Handwritten drafts of the poem “Ptolemy the Benefactor (or Malefactor)” on all pages of a double sheet notepaper; on three loose sheets; on both sides of a printed broadsheet with fragment of the poem “Ides of March” bearing an emendation in the eighth verse; on both sides of a small piece of paper; on the recto of a note to Cavafy in English dated “2.2.22”. Handmade folder with the handwritten title and the date “Febr. ’22” on the verso of a cut printed medium entitled “Seventeenth Annual Report, The Egyptian Salt & Soda Company Limited”.

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Mainly Greek

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Writing in pencil and ink. Physical item wear: oxidations caused by metal paperclips; tear in one of the sheets.

ALLIED MATERIALS AREA

RELATED WORKS BY C. P. CAVAFY:
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“Ptolemy the Benefactor (or Malefactor)” >Α618
“Ides of March” >Α111

NOTES AREA

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Three of the four loose sheets mentioned in the old catalogue have been located.

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10.26256/ca-sf01-s01-f01-sf001-0011
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Poems (manuscript)