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Hamilton, Edith 1867-1963

Overview
Works: 205 works in 1,200 publications in 10 languages and 33,975 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Myths  Literature  Tragedies (Drama)  Film adaptations  Biography  Study guides  History  War films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Adapter, Author of introduction
Classifications: DF77, 938
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Mythology by Edith Hamilton( Book )

292 editions published between 1940 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 8,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Greek and Roman myths from various classical sources arranged in section on the gods and early heroes, love and adventure stories, heroes before and during the Trojan War, and lesser myths. Includes a brief section on Norse mythology
The Greek way by Edith Hamilton( Book )

241 editions published between 1063 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 6,970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the intellectual life of Greece at the peak of its achievements. The author interprets the literature, art, and philosophy of the Greeks and discusses what this heritage means to the world today
The Roman way by Edith Hamilton( Book )

68 editions published between 1932 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interpretation of Roman life from the descriptions in the works of great writers. Selections are from Plautus and Ternce to Virgil and Juvenal
The collected dialogues of Plato, including the letters by Plato( Book )

100 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in English and held by 2,846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Socrates' defense (Apology) / translated by Hugh Tredennick -- Crito / translated by Hugh Tredennick -- Phaedo / translated by Hugh Tredennick -- Charmides / translated by Benjamin Jowett -- Laches / translated by Benjamin Jowett -- Lysis / translated by J. Wright -- Euthyphro / translated by Lane Cooper -- Menexenus / translated by Benjamin Jowett -- Lesser Hippias / translated by Benjamin Jowett -- Ion / translated by Lane Cooper -- Gorgias / translated by W.D. Woodhead -- Protagoras / translated by W.K.C. Guthrie -- Meno / translated by W.K.C. Guthrie -- Euthydemus / translated by W.H.D. Rouse -- Cratylus / translated by Benjamin Jowett -- Phaedrus / translated by R. Hackforth -- Symposium / translated by Michael Joyce -- Republic / translated by Paul Shorey -- Theaetetus / translated by F.M. Cornford -- Parmenides / translated by F.M. Cornford -- Sophist / translated by F.M. Cornford -- Statesman / translated by J.B. Skemp -- Philebus / translated by R. Hackforth -- Timaeus / translated by Benjamin Jowett -- Critias / translated by A.E. Taylor -- Laws / translated by A.E. Taylor -- Epinomis / translated by A.E. Taylor -- Greater Hippias / translated by Benjamin Jowett -- Letters / translated by L.A. Post
The echo of Greece by Edith Hamilton( Book )

22 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 2,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of Greek life during the 4th century, the type of men it produced, and important events which took place
The ever-present past by Edith Hamilton( Book )

8 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in English and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mythology : timeless tales of gods and heroes by Edith Hamilton( Book )

60 editions published between 1942 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For over fifty years readers have chosen this book above all others to discover the thrilling, enchanting, and fascinating world of Western mythology. From Odysseus's adventure-filled journey to the Norse god Odin's effort to postpone the final day of doom, Edith Hamilton's classic collection not only retells these stories with brilliant clarity but shows us how the ancients saw their own place in the world and how their themes echo in our consciousness today. An essential part of every home library, Mythology is the definitive volume for anyone who wants to know the key dramas, the primary characters, the triumphs, failures, fears, and hopes first narrated thousands of years ago-and still spellbinding to this day. Monsters, mortals, gods, and warriors
Three Greek plays: Prometheus bound, Agamemnon, the Trojan women by Edith Hamilton( Book )

9 editions published between 1937 and 1965 in English and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witness to the truth : Christ and his interpreters by Edith Hamilton( Book )

6 editions published between 1948 and 1962 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spokesmen for God : the great teachers of the Old Testament by Edith Hamilton( Book )

8 editions published between 1936 and 1962 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mythology by Edith Hamilton( Recording )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edith Hamilton enlightens listeners on classic Greek, Roman, and Norse myths and legends
The Roman way to Western civilization by Edith Hamilton( Book )

27 editions published between 1932 and 1964 in English and Spanish and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treasury of Edith Hamilton by Edith Hamilton( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from the works of the classics scholar grouped under such themes as "Mind and Spirit," "Religion," "Education," and "Freedom."
The prophets of Israel by Edith Hamilton( Book )

9 editions published between 1936 and 1946 in English and Spanish and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Greek plays by Edith Hamilton( Book )

6 editions published between 1937 and 1965 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Trojan women by Euripides( Book )

6 editions published between 1937 and 1992 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Circle in the Square, Theodore Mann have the honor to present Euripides' "The Trojan Women," translated by Edith Hamilton, with Mildred Dunnock, Joyce Ebert, Carrie Nye, Jane White, and Alan Mixon, Robert Mandan, directed by Michael Cacoyannis, music by Jean Prodromides, costumes by Theoni V. Aldredge, lighting by Jules Fisher, choreography by Mr. Cacoyannis, chorus master Erin Martin
The Trojan women by Michael Cacoyannis( Visual )

15 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Greek victory in the Trojan War, all the Trojan warriors and princes are slain and the women and children are left to be divided among the conquerors. Beautiful Cassandra is betrothed against her will and despite her vanishing sanity. Andromache discovers that her son is to be executed to end her royal bloodline. Helen desperately wields the arrogant beauty that leveled a city as she pleads for her life. In the end, it is the enduring dignity and unfaltering strength of Hecuba, widowed queen of Troy, that makes cowards of Troy's captors
Selected lives and essays by Plutarch( Book )

5 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Greek way by Edith Hamilton( )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What the Greeks discovered, how they brought a new world to birth out of the dark confusions of an old world that had crumbled away, is full of meaning for us today who have seen an old world swept away." Based on a thorough study of Greek life and civilization, of Greek literature, philosophy, and art, "The Greek way" interprets their meaning and brings a realization of the refuge and strength the past can be to us in the troubled present. Miss Hamilton's book must take its place with the few interpretative volumes that are permantly rooted and profoundly alive in our literature
The Greek way ; The Roman way by Edith Hamilton( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Mythology
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The Greek wayThe Roman wayThe collected dialogues of Plato, including the lettersThe echo of GreeceMythology : timeless tales of gods and heroesThree Greek plays: Prometheus bound, Agamemnon, the Trojan womenWitness to the truth : Christ and his interpretersSpokesmen for God : the great teachers of the Old Testament
Alternative Names
Edith Hamilton American teacher and writer

Edith Hamilton Duits auteur

Edith Hamilton escritora y helenista

Edith Hamilton helenista

Edith Hamilton scrittrice statunitense

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Languages
English (754)

Chinese (66)

French (59)

Spanish (23)

Turkish (14)

Russian (2)

Korean (2)

Persian (1)

Catalan (1)

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