Notes by Cavafy

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S02-F25-SF004-0023 (972)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S02-F25-SF004-0023 (972)
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Notes by Cavafy
DATE(S):
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[1932-1933]
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Item
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33.5 x 25 cm

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Handwritten notes by Cavafy, some with date indications (1932 and 1933), on pieces of paper of various sizes, letterheads of the Cosmopolite Hotel in Athens, the hospital of the Greek Community of Alexandria and on advertisement brochures from Alexandria. Some of the notes are addressed to Alekos and Rica Singopoulo; other notes refer to poems or titles of poems of his. Two of the notes pertain to his health. A total of 23 pieces of paper inside a handmade folder of hard paper, entitled “From the last manuscripts of C.P.C.”, in a handwriting other than the poet’s (most probably Rica Singopoulo’s). Interpolated words and phrases in English. They are notes through which Cavafy communicated when he was longer able to speak, due to the tracheostomy he underwent in 1932 in Athens.

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Mainly Greek

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Writing in pencil and ink.

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).

“Myres: Alexandria in 340 A.D.” >Α344
“Beautiful, White Flowers As They Went So Well >Α346
“In the Taverns-” >Α368
“Demaratus” >Α192
“Cimon Son of Learchus, 22 Years Old, Teacher of Greek Letters (in Cyrene)” >Α581
“For Antiochus Epiphanes” >Α364
“In 200 B.C.” >Α385

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PERSONAL PAPERS
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Various personal documents
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