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Rebellion & Enlightenment

The Scottish Enlightenment

Robert Burns' Copy of Cicero's Select Orations Translated into English

Period:
18th Century
Description:

This translation of Cicero's Orations was published in London in 1756. The original latin is printed on the left hand page and the English translation on the right. It aslo contains historical, Critical and Explanatory notes.

 

Robert Burns has written on the title page;

 

23rd April, 1787,

This book, a present from the truly worthy and learned Dr. Gregory, I shall preserve to my latest hour as a mark of the gratitude, esteem and veneration I bear to the donor - so help me God!

Robert Burns

 

Part of the James McKie Collection.

Source:
The Dick Institute
Digital Number:
EABK025n
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council