Record

Reference numberEL/A/44
LevelItem
TitleLetter, from Mr A [Francis Aston] to his publisher [Richard Waller]
Date1693
DescriptionConcerning previously unknown characters which were found in an inscription in the marble ruins at Persepolis. Transcriptions were made in November 1667 by Mr Flowers, who was an agent for the East India Company in Persia. Aston sent these transcriptions now because Mr Flowers had recently died. A copy of the transcriptions is attached.

Subject: Philology/ Assyriology
Read to the Royal Society on 19 July 1693
LanguageEnglish
Extent2 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueLBO/27/20
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/44b56d49-9e38-421f-8a74-88bd89206b62
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA4559Aston; Francis (c1644 - 1715); courtierc1644 - 1715
NA6739Waller; Richard (c1646 - 1715); natural philosopher and translatorc1646 - 1715
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