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Dodds, E. R. (Eric Robertson) 1893-1979

Works: 128 works in 854 publications in 10 languages and 11,519 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Biography  Poetry  Records and correspondence  Diaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Church history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Commentator, Other, Recipient, Creator
Classifications: B371.A5, 170
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The Greeks and the irrational by E. R Dodds( Book )
169 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 3,128 libraries worldwide
"In this philosophy classic, which was first published in 1951, E.R. Dodds takes on the traditional view of Greek culture as a triumph of rationalism. Using the analytical tools of modern anthropology and psychology, Dodds asks, "Why should we attribute to the ancient Greeks an immunity from 'primitive' modes of thought which we do not find in any society open to our direct observation?" Praised by reviewers as "an event in modern Greek scholarship" and "a book which it would be difficult to over-praise," The Greeks and the Irrational was Volume 25 of the Sather Classical Lectures series."--GoogleBooks
Pagan and Christian in an age of anxiety : some aspects of religious experience from Marcus Aurelius to Constantine by E. R Dodds( Book )
90 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,673 libraries worldwide
Examines the philosophical and spiritual climate of the Roman Empire during the period between the accession of Marcus Aurelius and the conversion of Constantine. During this period, material decline was steepest and the ferment of new religious feelings most intense. It was an "age of anxiety" in both its material and its moral insecurity. The pax Romana was coming to an end and being succeeded by invasions, epidemics, and civil disorder. Dodds discusses general attitudes to the world and the human condition in the early Christian centuries, and goes on to analyze specific types of daemonic and religious experiences. He also considers both pagan views of Christianity and Christian views of paganism as they emerge in the literature of the time.--From publisher description
The Bacchae by Euripides( Book )
76 editions published between 1944 and 1989 in 5 languages and held by 980 libraries worldwide
"Classical Greek drama is brought vividly to life in this series of new translations. The new versions remain faithful to the original Greek, yet the language has all the immediacy of contemporary English. The result is a series of genuinely actable plays, which bring students as close as possible to the playwrights' original words and intentions." "Students are encouraged to engage with the text through detailed commentaries, which include suggestions for discussion and analysis. In addition, numerous practical questions stimulate ideas on staging and encourage students to explore the play's dramatic qualities." "Cambridge Translations from Greek Drama is suitable for students of both Classical Civilization and Drama. Useful features include: full synopsis of the play; commentary alongside translation for easy reference; time line to set the play in its historical context; guide to pronunciation of names; and index of topics and themes."--Jacket
Collected poems by Louis MacNeice( Book )
21 editions published between 1949 and 1987 in English and held by 897 libraries worldwide
The ancient concept of progress and other essays on Greek literature and belief by E. R Dodds( Book )
36 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and held by 893 libraries worldwide
Gorgias by Plato( Book )
66 editions published between 1959 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 840 libraries worldwide
Though Gorgias was a Sicilian teacher of oratory, the dialogue is more concerned with ethics than with the art of public speaking. The ability, professed particularly by the Sophists, to make the worse cause appear the better, struck Plato as the source of all corruption. The dialogue's chief interest lies, not in Gorgias' courteous outline of his art, but in the clash between Socrates, the true philosopher, and Callicles, a young Athenian of the stamp of Alcibiades, who brashly maintains that might is right
Stoicheiōsis theologikē = The elements of theology by Proclus( Book )
73 editions published between 1933 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 703 libraries worldwide
Select passages illustrating Neoplatonism by E. R Dodds( Book )
31 editions published between 1923 and 1979 in 4 languages and held by 439 libraries worldwide
Les Sources de Plotin by E. R Dodds( Book )
14 editions published between 1957 and 1960 in 3 languages and held by 289 libraries worldwide
Journal and letters of Stephen MacKenna by Stephen Mackenna( Book )
10 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 204 libraries worldwide
Bacchae, edited with introduction and commentary by E.R. Dodds by Euripides( Book )
4 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Proklou Diadochou Stoicheiōsis theologikē (romanized form) = The elements of theology by Proclus( Book )
9 editions published between 1933 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Païens et chrétiens dans un âge d'angoisse : aspects de l'expérience religieuse de Marc-Aurèle à Constantin by E. R Dodds( Book )
8 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in French and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Heiden und Christen in einem Zeitalter der Angst : Aspekte religiöser Erfahrung von Mark Aurel bis Konstantin by E. R Dodds( Book )
11 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in German and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Der Fortschrittsgedanke in der Antike und andere Aufsätze zu Literatur und Glauben der Griechen by E. R Dodds( Book )
5 editions published in 1977 in German and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Il Sogno in Grecia ( Book )
4 editions published in 1988 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Humanism and technique in Greek studies; an inaugural lecture delivered before the University of Oxford on 5 November 1936 by E. R Dodds( Book )
5 editions published between 1936 and 1982 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Minds in the making by E. R Dodds( Book )
5 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Les Grecs et leurs croyances by E. R Dodds( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Ce recueil de dix essais propose un éclairage sur les questions du progrès, de la place de l'irrationnel ou encore des rapports de la politique et de la morale dans la Grèce antique. Mettant en évidence la modernité de la pensée de cette période, l'auteur analyse les grands dramaturges tels que Eschyle, Sophocle et Euripide ainsi que les philosophes comme Plotin et Platon
Missing persons : an autobiography by E. R Dodds( Book )
15 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 33 libraries worldwide
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