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Leaf, Walter 1852-1927

Overview
Works: 127 works in 624 publications in 6 languages and 7,536 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Epic poetry, Greek  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Illustrations  Juvenile works  Textbooks  Gazetteers  History  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Correspondent
Classifications: PA4025.A2, 883.1
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posthumous Publications by Walter Leaf, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Walter Leaf
The Iliad by Homer ( Book )
160 editions published between 1883 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A line-by-line rendering of the great epic retells, in free-running lines of six-beat verse, the great matter of the Trojan War, Achilles' and Hector's fallible heroism and deaths, and the comings and goings of gods and men
The Iliad by Homer ( Book )
72 editions published between 1886 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The stirring story of the Trojan war and the rage of Achilles. A timeless, powerful poem conveys the horror and the heroism of men and gods wrestling with towering emotions and battling amidst devastation and destruction, as the tale moves to its terrifying, tragic conclusion
The complete works of Homer; the Iliad and the Odyssey by Homer ( Book )
12 editions published between 1935 and 1950 in English and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Troy; a study in Homeric geography by Walter Leaf ( Book )
23 editions published between 1912 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Schliemann's discoveries of the ancient world by Karl Schuchardt ( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Homer and history by Walter Leaf ( Book )
16 editions published in 1915 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A companion to the Iliad, for English readers by Walter Leaf ( Book )
16 editions published in 1892 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Banking by Walter Leaf ( Book )
38 editions published between 1926 and 1999 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Iliad by Homer ( Book )
3 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The centuries old epic about the wrath of Achilles is rendered into modern English verse by a renowned translator and accompanied by an introduction that reassesses the identity of Homer. In Robert Fagles' beautifully rendered text, the Iliad overwhelms us afresh. The huge themes godlike, yet utterly human of savagery and calculation, of destiny defied, of triumph and grief compel our own humanity. Time after time, one pauses and re-reads before continuing. Fagles' voice is always that of a poet and scholar of our own age as he conveys the power of Homer. Robert Fagles and Bernard Knox are to be congratulated and praised on this admirable work
Little poems from the Greek ( Book )
9 editions published between 1922 and 1923 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Strabo on the Troad; book XIII, cap. I by Strabo ( Book )
2 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Iliad of Homer, edited with general and grammatical introductions, notes, and appendices by Homer ( Book )
9 editions published between 1924 and 1960 in 3 languages and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Achilles from Homers̓ Iliad by Homer ( Book )
14 editions published between 1880 and 1900 in 4 languages and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Homeri Ilias by Homer ( Book )
3 editions published in 1895 in Greek, Ancient and English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Versions from Hafiz; an essay in Persian metre by Ḥāfiẓ ( Book )
8 editions published between 1898 and 1985 in English and Persian and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A modern priestess of Isis by Vsevolod Sergeevich Solovʹev ( Book )
10 editions published in 1895 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sixth book of the Iliad : edited with notes, introduction, and vocabulary by Homer ( Book )
7 editions published between 1893 and 1963 in Greek, Ancient and English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Homērou Ilias. The Iliad of Homer by Homer ( Book )
in Greek, Ancient and English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Little poems from the Greek : Second series by Walter Leaf ( Book )
4 editions published between 1922 and 1923 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Iliad by Homer ( Book )
in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Homer's classic account of the war between the Greeks and the Trojans from Agamemnon's visit by the priest Chryses to the burial of Hector
 
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