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Leaf, Walter 1852-1927

Works: 196 works in 804 publications in 4 languages and 7,884 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Epic poetry, Greek  Epic poetry  Fiction  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Scores  History  Comic books, strips, etc  Study guides 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Other, Annotator, Author of introduction, tra, ed, Correspondent
Classifications: PA4025.A2, 883.01
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Publications about Walter Leaf
Publications by Walter Leaf
Publications by Walter Leaf, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Walter Leaf
The Iliad of Homer by Homer( Book )
115 editions published between 1882 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,416 libraries worldwide
An epic war story, the Iliad centers on Achilles, Helen, Hector, and other heroes of Greek myth and history in the 10th and final year of the Greek siege of Troy
The complete works of Homer; the Iliad and the Odyssey by Homer( Book )
10 editions published between 1929 and 1950 in English and held by 613 libraries worldwide
Schliemann's discoveries of the ancient world by Karl Schuchardt( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 416 libraries worldwide
In this book, which was written under Schliemann's supervision and was published shortly after his death, the dazzling accumulation of Schliemann's many findings has been systemized by Dr. Schuchhardt. He also updates them, as Schliemann uncovered so much and was a tireless worker that he sometimes did not know precisely what he had found. After a short description of Schliemann's life, Dr. Schuchhardt gives detailed accounts of Schliemann's discoveries at Troy, Tiryns, and Mycenae. The great treasures found at Troy and Mycenae are thoroughly described, as well as Schliemann's experimental method of unearthing them. All of these findings are illustrated by hundreds of illustrations, diagrams and maps. -- Book jacket (inside flap)
The complete works of Homer : the Iliad by Homer( Book )
2 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 400 libraries worldwide
Homer and history by Walter Leaf( Book )
20 editions published in 1915 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
A companion to the Iliad, for English readers by Walter Leaf( Book )
14 editions published in 1892 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
Banking by Walter Leaf( Book )
48 editions published between 1926 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 274 libraries worldwide
The Iliad of Homer by Homer( Book )
41 editions published between 1880 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Andrew Lang, assisted by Walter Leaf and Ernest Myers, has put the old Greek epos into contemporary English prose. This book is annotated with a rare extensive biographical sketch of the author, Andrew Lang, written by Sir Edmund Gosse, CB, a contemporary poet and writer
Little poems from the Greek by Walter Leaf( Book )
15 editions published between 1922 and 2011 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
The Iliad by Homer( Book )
16 editions published in 1886 in English and Greek, Ancient [to 1453] and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Strabo on the Troad; book XIII, cap. I by Strabo( Book )
15 editions published in 1923 in 3 languages and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Omērou Ilias = Homer Ilias : id est de rebus ad Trojam gestis by Homer( Book )
13 editions published between 1895 and 1962 in 5 languages and held by 84 libraries worldwide
A modern priestess of Isis by Vsevolod Sergeevich Solovʹev( Book )
15 editions published between 1895 and 2011 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
This book by the Russian novelist Vsevolod Sergeyevich Solovyov (1849-1903), translated and abridged by Walter Leaf (1852-1927) and published in 1895, reflects on the life of Madame Helena Blavatsky (1831-1891), co-founder of the theosophy movement in the United States. Originally published over eight months in literary magazine Russy Vyestnik ('Russian Messenger'), the book considers the controversy that engulfed Blavatsky in her final years over displays of her 'phenomena'. Solovyov was living in Paris in 1884 and researching spiritualist literature when he met Blavatsky (whose work was known in Russia), but he became disillusioned with both her and her movement. Leaf, a classical scholar and fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, undertook the translation for the Council of the Society for Psychical Research, which had investigated Blavatsky's work. This account now provides a window on to the life of one of Europe's most controversial nineteenth-century spiritual leaders
The gift : poems by the great Sufi master by Ḥāfiẓ( Book )
7 editions published between 1898 and 1985 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
More than any other Persian poet, it is perhaps Hafiz who accesses the mystical, healing dimensions of poetry. With this collection of 250 of Hafiz's most intimate poems, translator Ladinsky has succeeded in capturing the essence of one of Islam's greatest poetic and religious voices. Each line imparts the qualities of this spiritual teacher: an audacious love that empowers lives, profound knowledge, wild generosity, and a sweet, playful genius unparalleled in world literature.--From publisher description
The Iliad by Homer( Book )
19 editions published between 1886 and 2012 in English and Greek, Ancient [to 1453] and held by 49 libraries worldwide
One of the more famous English versions of Homer's Iliad, Andrew Lang collaborated with Ernest Myers and Walter Leaf for this prose translation. It is well known for its charming archaic style. The Iliad is an epic ancient Greek poem set during the Trojan War and tells the tale of the arguments between King Agamemnon and the Hero Achilles
Morning heroes : a symphony for orator, chorus, and orchestra by Arthur Bliss( score )
1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
The sixth book of the Iliad : edited with notes, introduction, and vocabulary by Homer( Book )
5 editions published between 1893 and 1963 in Greek, Ancient [to 1453] and English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Homērou Ilias. The Iliad of Homer by Homer( Book )
5 editions published in 1908 in Greek, Ancient [to 1453] and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Walter Leaf, 1852-1927; some chapters of autobiography by Walter Leaf( Book )
2 editions published in 1932 in Undetermined and English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
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Leaf, Walter 1852-1927
Walter Leaf Banker and classical scholar
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