St John's College U.11 (formerly H.34) (James 295)

Henry Morgan, Two translations of the Iliad . Latin and English, 1858


Henry Morgan, of St John's College (1824 - c. 1895): two translations of the Iliad into Latin hexameters and English heroics on alternate pages. There is a line count in Greek, Latin and English at the end. Dated 27 July 1858 at the end, and the Calends of October 1858 on the title page.

Manuscript extra information

340x225 mm. [x]+845+[v] pp. Small College bookplate (nineteenth century) at p. vi. Presented to the College by the author.

A single, neat hand throughout. Paper: a ruled ledger of the period. Cloth binding, quarter leather on boards.