Document ReferencePw V 141
TitleMS poem, entitled 'Ad Doctorem Gregory Astron. Profess. Savilianum' by Anthony Alsop; n.d.
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionText consists of sixteen Alcaic stanzas.

Written on the astronomer David Gregory (1661-1708), who was appointed Savilian professor of astronomy at Oxford in 1691.

The printed version of this poem, entitled 'Davidi Gregory Astronomiae Professori Saviliano', contains only eleven 4-line verses.
Title Of WorkAd Doctorem Gregory Astron. Profess. Savilianum
First Line of PoemO qui meanti conscius Aetheri
Last Line of PoemAethereos micat inter ignes
Physical DescriptionOne half of folio folded once into two octavos
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Post Horn within ornate crowned shield (top half only), 42 x 43 mm.

WatermarkHorn (crowned shield)
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Publication NoteAlsop, Anthony, Odarum Libri Duo (London, 1752) pp 24-6

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA74398Gregory; David (1661-1708); -1661-1708
NA73032Alsop; Anthony (-1726); Dr-1726
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