Item 50 - H. F. Wilson: translations of Martial and Archilochus

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Add. MS b/50

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H. F. Wilson: translations of Martial and Archilochus

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  • 1959 (Creation)
  • 1886-1891 (Creation)

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5 loose sheets (with two accompanying letters).

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Gift from Sir Dennis Roberton, Wilson's nephew, in 1959 (as per accompanying letter to the Librarian, 24 Aug 1959)

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Translations of six poems by Martial and one by Archilochus, with dates and places of composition and publication. Letter from [Andrew Sydenham] Farrar [Gow] to Dennis Robertson, 23 Aug 1959, advising him to offer the pieces to Trinity College Library, and Robertson's letter to the Librarian.

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