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Record Number: 22600


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Copious MS notes in the hand of Sir George Otto Trevelyan, including: "The marginal lines, and notes, are copied from Macaulay's Dindorf." Many MS dates of reading between 1926-7. "It is a curious circumstance that (considering the enormous amount of Greek that I have read) I should have read this wonderful book of Anabases for the first time at the age of 88 and a half!"

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1926 and 1927

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

Cambo
Northumberland
Wallington

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

George Otto Trevelyan

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

20 Jul 1838

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Historian and statesman

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Xenophon

Title:

Anabasis; with an English translation by Carleton L. Brownson

Genre:

Classics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

London: Heinemann, 1922

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

22600

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

MS notes in book cited below,

Citation:

MS notes in book cited below, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=22600, accessed: 20 January 2022


Additional Comments:

I have not transcribed all the MS annotations in this book.

   
   
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