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PwV - Literary Manuscripts in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection, 16th-19th centuries
Pw V 666
MS poem in Greek, entitled Eidullion: Nomeis (Idyll, Herdsmen), by Richard Duke; n.d.
The text consists of 62 lines in hexameters, in the form of a dialogue between the herdsmen Corydon and Tityrus.
At the end appears the name: 'Duke' (Richard Duke of Trinity College, Cambridge).
Title Of Work
First Line of Poem
Kor<udon>: Titur' epei tu meli hadu melisde hieron humnon
Last Line of Poem
<H>Ilaos ammi geloio brephos Toi poimesi poimen.
One folio folded once to form two quartos
Generally godd but soiled and worn
Watermark: Arms of Amsterdam, 85 x 92 mm
Arms of Amsterdam
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Dates of existence
Duke; Richard (1658-1711); Mr
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