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Classical Literature

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

PR4.2473, 1937

Identifier: LHB1 CC/22/PR4.2473
Scope and Contents

Typed case summary, notes and correspondence relating to female patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 62 at first examination in 1937. Conditions mentioned include: choroiditis; blurry vision; and vomiting. No treatment given. Patient discharged.

Dates: 1937

Quaedam meam methodum Quadraturatum ..., not later than May 1693

Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [33]
Scope and Contents An algebraic discussion of quadrature, in a hand other than Gregory's (counter to the "meam" in his index title, the final word of which, is obscured by a wrinkle in the paper). The strips on the back are notes, in Gregory's hand, about finding a new French translation of the Olynthian orations of Demosthenes and various ancient mathematics texts. These notes Gregory indexed as his "Batavia" shopping list of May 1693, verbatim, GB 0237 David Gregory Dk.1.2.1 Quarto A [31], and a note about...
Dates: not later than May 1693
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"Recueil de Desseins Ridicules", by Georges Focus

Identifier: Coll-1945
Scope and Contents This is a bound manuscript volume containing approx. 125 pen-and-ink drawings by Georges Focus, often signed by the author and sometimes dated 1694 or 1695. This artwork was produced during his confinement at the Parisian asylum 'Les Petites Maisons', where he was sent in 1680. The illustrations represent various scenes, such as episodes of the artist’s life taking place in mainly Parisian or Roman settings, and excerpts from Virgile Travesti by the poet...
Dates: 1694-1695

Short extract from Ovid's Remedia Amoris, undated

Identifier: MS 183/f. 135v[2]
Scope and Contents

Couplet from Remedia Amoris by Ovid, ll. 91-92.

Dates: undated

'The Gaelic version of the Thebaid of Statius', Late 19th or early 20th century

Identifier: Coll-98/3/1/22
Scope and Contents

This is a transcription of the Gaelic version of the Latin poem by Statius, 'Thebaid'. The manuscript NLS.72.1.8,ff-28 is held at the National Library of Scotland. It is suggested on page 195 that this manuscript is based on an old French translation of the original Latin text.

Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century