“Ancient Days”

GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S01-F03-SF001-0006 (98)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S01-F03-SF001-0006 (98)
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“Ancient Days”
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34.8 x 45.2 cm

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Handwritten list of poem titles in a bifolio of paperboard. On the recto of the first sheet, the general title “Ancient Days”, written by Cavafy and crossed out. On the same side, handwritten note in the handwriting of Rica Singopoulo: “Poems with a note “not to be published” “. The list of titles starts on the verso of the first sheet and continues until the verso of the second one. Cancellations and emendations.

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Greek

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Folder of paperboard, with a label affixed on the cover page, that reads: “Impr. de la Papeterie de la Bourse”. Black ink; black and blue pencil. Physical item wear: the paper has deteriorated at the folding point.

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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).

“The Lagid’s Hospitality” >Α524
“Epitaph” >Α524
“Sculptor from Tyana” >Α114
“Displeased Theatregoer” >Α524
“Horace in Athens” >Α54
“The Eumenides’ Footfalls” >Α51
“The Funeral of Sarpedon” >Α58, Α100
“The Mimimambs of Herodas” >Α524
“Alexandrian Merchant” >Α524
“The Horses of Achilles” >Α54
“The Glory of the Ptolemies” >Α121
“Priam’s March by Night” >Α524
“Athena’s Vote” >Α29
“Timolaus the Syracusan” >Α28
“The steps” >Α106
“Salome” >Α524
“Julian at the Mysteries” >Α524
“The Tarentines Have Their Fun” >Α57
“That Is He” >Α104
“Herodes Atticus >Α125
“King Demetrius” >Α90
“Betrayal” >Α78
“The Retinue of Dionysus” >Α93
“Orophernes” >Α142
“Philhellene” >Α127
“Poseidonians” >Α524
“The God Abandons Antony” >Α116
“The Seleucid’s Displeasure” >Α142
“The Tomb of Lysias the Grammarian” >Α135
“For Antiochus Epiphanes” >Α364
“Tomb of Eurion” >Α135
“Alexandrian Kings” >Α129
“The Battle of Magnesia” >Α142
“Homecoming from Greece” >Α524
“Fugitives” >Α524
“Caesarion” >Α160
“Of Demetrius Soter (162-150 B.C.)” >Α167
“Envoys from Alexandria” >Α162
“For Ammon, Who Died at 29 Years of Age, in 610” >Α160
“Nero’s Deadline >Α158
“Tomb of Ignatius” >Α160
“In 200 B.C.” >Α385
“In a City of Osrhoene” >Α152
“Aristobulus” >Α159
“Tomb of Lanes” >Α153
“In the Month of Hathor” >Α147
“Tomb of Iases” >Α147
“The Year 31 B.C. in Alexandria” >Α234
“Darius” >Α344
“A Great Feast at the House of Sosibius” >Α524
“Simeon” >Α524
“Anna Comnena” >Α241
“Safe Haven” >Α159
“Coins” >Α524
“Cimon Son of Learchus, 22 Years Old, Teacher of Greek Letters (in Cyrene)” >Α581
“Menkera’s Daughter” >Α524
“The Tears of Phaëthon’s Sisters” >Α42
“Ancient Tragedy” >Α53
“The End of Antony” >Α524
“The Death of the Emperor Tacitus” >Α49
“Favour of Alexander Balas” >Α181
“Menkera’s Daughter”>Α524
“The Tears of Phaëthon’s Sisters”>Α42
“Ancient Tragedy”>Α53
“The End of Antony”>Α524
“The Death of the Emperor Tacitus”>Α49
“Favour of Alexander Balas”>Α181

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Some of the cited titles correlate to earlier drafts of poems by C. P. Cavafy. Cf. G. P. Savvidis (ed.), C. P. Cavafy, Poems (1896-1933), Athens, Ikaros, 2014, vol. I, p.103-154 and vol. II, p. 125-178.

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