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Elegaic poetry

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

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Elegiacs, 2nd century AD

Identifier: P.Oxy.14
Scope and Contents

Fragment containing portions of eighteen lines from an elegiac poem. There is a reference to a well-known passage of the Iliad in one of the couplets.

The script is a clear upright uncial, which may be assigned to the second century. There is a very deep margin (7.8 cm) at the top of the column, perhaps intended for scholia.

Dates: 2nd century AD

Personal note relating to the cladhs [graveyards] on Tarasaigh/Taransay, 9 July 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/42
Scope and Contents

Personal note relating to the cladhs [graveyards] on Tarasaigh/Taransay noting how they made him think of 'Gray's elegy' and how 'I could wish to send the cut skull to the mu[seum] but am unwill[in]g to remove it. not right I think.'

Dates: 9 July 1870