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Lattimore, Richmond 1906-1984

Works: 237 works in 1,072 publications in 4 languages and 42,951 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Study guides  Stories, plots, etc  Epic poetry  History  Epic poetry, Greek  Juvenile works  Fiction 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Performer, Other
Classifications: PA4025.A5, 883.1
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Publications about Richmond Lattimore
Publications by Richmond Lattimore
Publications by Richmond Lattimore, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Richmond Lattimore
The Iliad by Homer( Book )
79 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,503 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 Odyssey of Homer by Homer( Book )
42 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in English and held by 3,093 libraries worldwide
A complete translation of the Greek poem recounting the experience of Odysseus during his return from the Trojan War
The complete Greek tragedies by David Grene( Book )
63 editions published between 1060 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,665 libraries worldwide
Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes by Aeschylus( Book )
49 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 2,542 libraries worldwide
Aeschylus (ca. 525-456 BCE), the dramatist who made Athenian tragedy one of the world's great art forms, witnessed the establishment of democracy at Athens and fought against the Persians at Marathon. He won the tragic prize at the City Dionysia thirteen times between ca. 499 and 458, and in his later years was probably victorious almost every time he put on a production, though Sophocles beat him at least once
American poetry : the twentieth century by E. E Cummings( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,350 libraries worldwide
Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
Euripides by Euripides( Book )
29 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,131 libraries worldwide
In nine paperback volumes, the Grene and Lattimore editions offer the most comprehensive selection of the Greek tragedies available in English. Over the years these authoritative, critically acclaimed editions have been the preferred choice of over three million readers for personal libraries and individual study as well as for classroom use
The odes of Pindar by Pindar( Book )
35 editions published between 1926 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,727 libraries worldwide
The odes of Pindar (518-438 B.C.), the most renowned of the ancient Greek poets, were choral songs extolling victories at the Games at Olympia, Delphi, Nemea, and Corinth, that covered the specturm of Greek mythological and moral belief
Greek tragedies by David Grene( Book )
40 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,638 libraries worldwide
Contains translations of plays by Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides; a selection from The Complete Greek tragedies
The poetry of Greek tragedy by Richmond Lattimore( Book )
37 editions published between 1958 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,556 libraries worldwide
"Six lectures ... given at the Johns Hopkins University in January, 1957, on the Percy Turnbull Memorial Lectureship of Poetry."
Greek lyrics by Richmond Lattimore( Book )
31 editions published between 1949 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 1,454 libraries worldwide
Anonymous metrical inscriptions and drinking songs accompany biographical sketches and selections from the verse of Greek poets of the seventh and sixth centuries B.C
Story patterns in Greek tragedy by Richmond Lattimore( Book )
26 editions published between 1964 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,340 libraries worldwide
The four Gospels and the Revelation by tr Richmond Alexander Lattimore( Book )
17 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,110 libraries worldwide
Poet and translator of Greek classics Richard Lattimore applies his skills to the four gospels and the Revelation
Iphigeneia in Tauris by Euripides( Book )
19 editions published between 1973 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,012 libraries worldwide
The modern reader may have difficulty conceiving of Iphigeneia in Tauris as tragedy, for the term in our sense is associated with downfall, death, and disaster. But to the ancient Greeks, the use of heroic legend, the tragic diction and meters, and the tragic actors would have defined it as pure tragedy, the happy ending notwithstanding. While not one of his ""deep"" dramatic works, the play is Euripidean in many respects, above all in its recurrent theme of escape, symbolized in the rescue of Iphigeneia by Artemis, to whom she was about to be sacrificed. Richmond Lattimore--who has been calle
Oresteia : Agamemnon, the Libation bearers, the Eumenides by Aeschylus( Book )
25 editions published between 1953 and 1992 in English and held by 992 libraries worldwide
A brief discussion of the life of Aeschylus and the structure of early tragedy accompanies a translation of the three plays based on H.W. Smyth's Loeb Classical Library text
The works and days. Theogony. The shield of Herakles by Hesiod( Book )
12 editions published between 1959 and 1978 in English and held by 977 libraries worldwide
Epic poems by one who has been called the first Greek philosopher and theologian
The frogs by Aristophanes( Book )
12 editions published between 1962 and 1989 in English and Greek, Ancient [to 1453] and held by 943 libraries worldwide
Among extant Greek comedies, the Frogs is unique for the light it throws on classical Greek attitudes to tragedy and to literature in general. It merits a much more extensive commentary than it has so far received, for the establishment of the text itself has rested for over a century on collations which were inadequate and inaccurate. At the same time, its most problematic passages have been the subject, in recent years, of more scholarly articles than those of any other Greek play
Four comedies : Lysistrata, The Acharnians, The congresswomen, translated by Douglass Parker ; The frogs, translated by Richmond Lattimore by Aristophanes( Book )
6 editions published between 1969 and 1992 in English and held by 732 libraries worldwide
New English versions of Lysistrata, The Frogs, The Birds, and Ladies' Day. "Thanks to Dudley Fitts ... we can appreciate Aristophanes' vigor, his robust style, his scorching wit, his earthy humor, his devotion to honesty and his poetic imagination" (Brooks Atkinson, New York Times). Index
Homer's Odyssey : a companion to the translation of Richmond Lattimore by P. V Jones( Book )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 670 libraries worldwide
Themes in Greek and Latin epitaphs by Richmond Lattimore( Book )
38 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 642 libraries worldwide
Acts and letters of the Apostles ( Book )
7 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and held by 610 libraries worldwide
"The Acts of the Apostles, which Richmond Lattimore calls "the earliest consecutive story of early Christianity that we have," and the three groups of Letters of the Apostles - those of Saint Paul, the letters to the Hebrews, and the General Letters - are now made available to complete the New Testament in his translation. His aim has been to provide a simple, literal rendering in which the syntax and order of the Greek dictate the character of the English style."--Jacket
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Lattimore, Alexander Richmond 1906-1984
Lattimore, Richard
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Lattimore, Richmond 1906-1984
Lattimore, Richmond A.
Lattimore, Richmond A. 1906-1984
Lattimore, Richmond Alexander
Lattimore, Richmond Alexander 1906-1984
Richard Lattimore
Richmond Lattimore US-amerikanischer Dichter und klassischer Übersetzer
Латтимор, Ричмонд
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