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Sophocles, c496 - c406 (dramatist)

 Person

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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Notes on mathematics and optics, 1750 - 1810

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/207
Scope and Contents

Rough notes on mathematical, optical and astronomical problems, largely in the period 1777-1783, including a table of errors for an eye-glass. There are a number of poems and epigrams penned by Maskelyne whilst at Cambridge during 1750-1757, written in English and Latin, with versions of the 18th, 23rd, 29th and 84th Psalms and a translation of Sophocles. There is also a bill for food from H. Storey, 1810, and an etching. Some pages of manuscript have been cut from the volume.

Dates: 1750 - 1810
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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'Notes on Sophocles: Philoctetes' by J. C. Lawson, 1929-02

Reference Code: GBR/1058/COL/11/12/Lawson/3
Scope and Contents

Offprint from The Classical Review, Volume XLIII, Number 1.

Dates: Publication: 1929-02
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Papers on poetry and mathematics, 1750 - 1808

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/210
Scope and Contents

Loose papers concerned with poetry and mathematical problems. The poetry is comprised principally of notes on the Eumenides and classical Greek poets. There is a review of the Oedipus of Sophocles, a reference to the rules of Aristotle, fluxions, a map of Palestine, a synopsis of writing technique and style, and equations involving parabolas.

Dates: 1750 - 1808
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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'Some Emendations in the Text of Sophocles' by J. C. Lawson, 1923-01-30

Reference Code: GBR/1058/COL/11/12/Lawson/1
Scope and Contents

Manuscript paper on Sophocles with further annotations added at a later date. It is from one of these annotations that the item is dated. Believed unpublished.

Dates: 1923-01-30

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Subject
Poetry 2
Palestine 1
 

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