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Record Number: 3488


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'On my stand-up table is a post-card & letter from Monsignor Dore of America asking for a reference to the place where "Virgilium vidi tantum" originally occurs in Latin literature. Strangely enough, I have come across it here. It is in Ovid ("Tristia" IX. 10.51)

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Until: 15 Feb 1897

Country:

France

Time

n/a

Place:

Mentone

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:

R.E. Prothero

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Editor of the Quarterly Review

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

France

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Ovid

Title:

Tristia IV

Genre:

Classics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

3488

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

R.E. Prothero

Title:

Correspondence from Prothero to John Murray

Location:

National Library of Scotland, John Murray Archive

Call No:

Acc.12604 NRR Transit Folder 125 (b)

Page/Folio:

n/a

Citation:

R.E. Prothero, Correspondence from Prothero to John Murray National Library of Scotland, John Murray Archive, p. Acc.12604 NRR Transit Folder 125 (b), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=3488, accessed: 20 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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