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Manuscript Translation of "Hoi Rōssoi Praktores, Iōannēs Gkikas", 1855
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Consists of an original handwritten translation (29 pages, part of a notebook) of the corresponding French book published in the same year in Paris. Gkikas lived from 1817 to 1897, served as minister in Moldavia, as ambassador to Constantinople, as prime minister in Bucharest, and was appointed ruler of Samos by the Gate. Most likely this is an unknown text. Colophon at the last page reads: "ek tou gallisti ekdothentos "hoi Rossoi praktores, meraphrase 1855." String bound notebook.
Arranged alphabetically by the name of the creator, with unattributed materials at the end.
Gift of the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund. (AM 2022-101)
The collection is open and will continue to grow.
No material was separated during processing.
- Processing Information
This item was processed and described by Kalliopi Balatsouka in March 2022.
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- Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research use.
- Conditions Governing Use
Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.
- Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
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- Credit this material:
Manuscript Translation of "Hoi Rōssoi Praktores, Iōannēs Gkikas"; General Manuscripts Miscellaneous Collection, C0140, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box B-001845
- Existence and Location of Copies
Parts of this collection are available on microfilm, cataloged separately as RCPXM-7497696.