Item 67 - Latin epigram by George Otto Trevelyan, "Delirant reges, plectuntur Achivi"

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Latin epigram by George Otto Trevelyan, "Delirant reges, plectuntur Achivi"


  • [1859?] (Creation)

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1 item: MS with envelope

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Note that this poem won the Browne medal [for Latin Poetry at Cambridge University] in 1859. Title taken from Horace, "Epistles" 1.2.14.

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  • English
  • Latin

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Envelope originally labelled 'My Browne's epigrams'; this annotated to indicate that the writer was 'Sir G. O. T.'

Further annotations labelling additional contents as: 'RCT's verses at Harrow'; 'Arthur Sidgwick τοῖς φίλοις'; 'Bobus Smith's lines. Calverley's. Mediterranean Sea. [cf 13/325-326, both were printed in a letter from Sir George to the editor of the "Times Literary Supplement", November 25, 1920; pg. 778; Issue 984] '; "The Kraken"'; ' T [or J?] B M's ode on the Northern Circuit'; 'Judge Coleridge's Murder Story'.

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