MacDouall Manuscripts

MacDouall manuscripts

MacDouall manuscripts

MS6/1 - Essay on the Origin and Development of the Greek Drama, p21. Discusses Aeschulus' Role in the Development of Greek Tragedy

MS6/1 - Essay on the Origin and Development of the Greek Drama, p21. Discusses Aeschulus' Role in the Development of Greek Tragedy

MS6/2 - Excerpt from Document Outlining Greek and Latin Etymologies in Alphabetical Order

MS6/2 - Excerpt from Document Outlining Greek and Latin Etymologies in Alphabetical Order

MS6/7 - Extract from Adversaria Critica Papers with Tables of Comparative Philology, Entitled "Homerus"

MS6/7 - Extract from Adversaria Critica Papers with Tables of Comparative Philology, Entitled "Homerus"

MS6/8 - An Elaborate Essay on Greek Philosophy Focusing on Stoicism, p1

MS6/8 - An Elaborate Essay on Greek Philosophy Focusing on Stoicism, p1

Collection of holograph papers and working notes of Professor Charles MacDouall (1813-83), Professor of Latin and subsequently of Greek at Queen’s College, Belfast, (1849-78). The collection consists of finished essays, reference aids, lectures, emendations and miscellaneous notes prepared and used by MacDouall in his work, reflecting his wide range of academic interests and pursuits. Topics highlighted include comparative philology, etymology, religious and philosophical ideas and systems, Semitic and Indo-European languages, Latin verse and the drama, customs and dress of different countries e.g. Spain, Portugal, Germany, Ancient Greece etc.

Strengths

The collection is significant for reflecting the interests and illustrating some of the work methods/techniques of a reputable 19th century academic.

Physical characteristics

The collection comprises of approx. 42 paper-based manuscripts dating from the 19th century.

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1801
1901
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Added by Queen's University Belfast | Last updated on: 12 February 2018