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Conington, John 1825-1869

Overview
Works: 309 works in 953 publications in 7 languages and 4,676 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Drama  Tragedies (Drama)  Mythological plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Verse drama  Textbooks  Epic poetry  Self-portraits  Illustrated works 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Organizer of meeting, Commentator, tra, Annotator, Other, Creator, cnm, Contributor, Correspondent, Commentator for written text
Classifications: PA6807.A1, 873.1
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Publications about John Conington
Publications by John Conington
Publications by John Conington, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by John Conington
The satires of A. Persius Flaccus by Persius( Book )
59 editions published between 1872 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 457 libraries worldwide
P. Vergili Maronis opera. The works of Virgil by Virgil( Book )
36 editions published between 1858 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Works by Virgil( Book )
36 editions published between 1858 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 148 libraries worldwide
The works of Vergil translated into English
Miscellaneous writings of John Conington, late Corpus professor of Latin in the University of Oxford by John Conington( Book )
3 editions published in 1872 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
The works of Virgil by Virgil( Book )
6 editions published between 1963 and 1979 in English and Latin and held by 131 libraries worldwide
P. Vergili Maronis opera = The works of Virgil by Virgil( Book )
5 editions published in 1881 in Latin and English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Publi Vergili Maronis opera by Virgil( Book )
45 editions published between 1859 and 1907 in 3 languages and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Poems by Virgil( Book )
18 editions published between 1882 and 1913 in English and Undetermined and held by 89 libraries worldwide
The aim of James Rhoades was 'to produce a version of the Aeneid that should be in itself an English poem, and at the same time a faithful reflection of the original.' He succeeded, for his translation is both satisfactory to the purely English reader
The Satires, Epistles and Art of poetry of Horace by Horace( Book )
21 editions published between 1870 and 2004 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
The works of Virgil by Virgil( Book )
24 editions published between 1884 and 1979 in English and Latin and held by 85 libraries worldwide
The satires of A. Persius Flaccus : with a translation and commentary by Persius( Book )
2 editions published in 1874 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
The works of Virgil by Virgil( Book )
6 editions published in 1898 in Latin and English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
The Agamemnon of Aeschylus by Aeschylus( Book )
5 editions published in 1848 in English and Greek, Ancient [to 1453] and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Annotation
Satires, Epistles & Art of poetry by Horace( Book )
3 editions published between 1874 and 2006 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
In venturing to follow up my translation of the Odes of Horace by a version of the Satires and Epistles, I feel that I am in no way entitled to refer to the former as a justification of my boldness in undertaking the latter. Both classes of works are doubtless explicable as products of the same original genius: but they differ so widely in many of their characteristics, that success in rendering the one, though greater than any which I can hope to have attained, would afford no presumption that the translator would be found to have the least aptitude for the other
Begin. To the Lord Provost, Magistrates, and Town Council of the City of Edinburgh. My Lord and Gentlemen, I have the honour to lay before you the following testimonials to my qualifications for the Professorship of Greek, now vacant in your University, etc by John Conington( Book )
2 editions published in 1852 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Testimonials for John Conington, fellow of University College, Oxford, as candidate for the professorship in Greek in the University of Edinburgh
 
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Alternative Names
Conington, J.
Conington, J. 1825-1869
Conington, J. (John), 1825-1869
John Conington britischer Altphilologie
John Conington britischer Klassischer Philologe
John Conington British classical scholar
John Conington Brits klassiek filoloog (1825-1869)
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