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Record 22600

Reading Experience:

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
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, workmates)
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,, accessed: 29 May 2024

Additional comments:

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



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