Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Scrapbook D >> [Page 18] >> Thermopylae.

Item informationTitle: Thermopylae.
Genre: Poetry
Publication informationVolume: D
  • Publication date: [1868-04-04]

Time periods

    Digitization Digital collection: William Gilmore Simms Digital Collection
    Rights: Digital Copyright © 2013, The University of South Carolina. All rights reserved. For more information contact The South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208
    Resource Identifier: SD_18xx_065


    Sources/ReviewsSources consulted by researcher:
    • The Poetry of William Gilmore Simms: An Introduction and Bibliography
    Composition history ''Inscription for Thermopylae.'' Cassique of Accabee (1849), 104. 

    ''Inscription for Thermopylae.'' Southern Literary Gazette, I (June 19. 1851), 185. 

     'Inscription for Thermopylae.'' Poems: Descriptive, Dramatic, Legendary, and Contemplative, II (1853), 60.

    ''The Plains of Thermopylae.'' Columbia Daily Phoenix (May 11, 1865). 

    ''Thermopylae.'' Southern Home Journal, I (April 4, 1868) [Supplied source of clipping (Kibler 308)]. 

    Description ''Oh! friends, we stand upon Thermopylae ...''

    Clipping reads: [double rule] | THERMOPYLAE. | [rule] | BY W. GILMORE SIMMS. | [rule] 
    Notes Position: top left

    The last nine lines of the poem are obscured by ''Atalantis.'' (Page 72)