“If You Loved Me”, “To the Ladies”, The Beyzade to His Lady-Love”, “Even as Are the Generations of Leaves”

GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S01-F01-SF001-0062 (43)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S01-F01-SF001-0062 (43)
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“If You Loved Me”, “To the Ladies”, The Beyzade to His Lady-Love”, “Even as Are the Generations of Leaves”
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31.7 x 42.1 cm

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Four manuscripts of poems on a paper folded to form a bifolio. In the first page, the poem “If You loved Me”, with the note “From the French” below the title. In the second page, the poem “To the Ladies [Sigh no more ladies, sigh no more]”, with verses from Shakespeare as motto. In the third page, the poem “The Beyzade to His Lady-Love”, with a note at the bottom explaining the word “Beyzade”. In the fourth page, the poem “Even as Are the Generations of Leaves”, with a Turkish proverb as motto. Signed: “C.P.C.”. In all poems, underlined title and line in red ink at the end.

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Mainly Greek

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Thin paper. Blue and red ink. Physical item wear: tears in two places, oxidations.

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RELATED WORKS BY C. P. CAVAFY:
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“If You Loved Me” >Α52
“To the Ladies” >Α524
“The Beyzade to his Lady-Love” >Α524
“Elegy of the Flowers” >Α33

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The “Even as Are the Generations of Leaves” is the title of the first form of the poem “Elegy of the Flowers”. Shakespeare’s verses are from “Much ado about nothing”.

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10.26256/ca-sf01-s01-f01-sf001-0062
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Poems (manuscript)