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Shackleton Bailey, D. R. (David Roy) 1917-2005

Overview
Works: 503 works in 1,827 publications in 7 languages and 22,551 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Poetry  Personal correspondence  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Epigrams  Biography  Speeches  Sources  Epic poetry, Latin 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Author of introduction, Commentator, Contributor, Compiler
Classifications: PA6297, 875.01
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Most widely held works by D. R Shackleton Bailey
Silvae by P. Papinius Statius( Book )

37 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Statius' Silvae, thirty-two occasional poems, were written probably between 89 and 96 A.D. Here the poet congratulates friends, consoles mourners, sends thanks, admires a monument or artistic object, describes a memorable scene. The verse is light in touch, with a distinct picture quality. Statius gives us in these impromptu poems clear images of Domitian's Rome."--BOOK JACKET
Epigrams by Martial( Book )

52 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was to celebrate the opening of the Roman Colosseum in A.D. 80 that Martial published his first book of poems, "On the Spectacles." Written with satiric wit and a talent for the memorable phrase, the poems in this collection record the broad spectacle of shows in the new arena. The great Latin epigrammist's twelve subsequent books capture the spirit of Roman life - both public and private - in vivid detail. Fortune hunters and busybodies, orators and lawyers, schoolmasters and street hawkers, jugglers and acrobats, doctors and plagiarists, beautiful slaves, and generous hosts are among the diverse characters who populate his verses. Martial is a keen and sharp-tongued observer of Roman Society. His pen brings into crisp relief a wide variety of scenes and events: the theater and public games, life in the countryside, a rich debauchee's banquet, lions in the amphitheater, the eruption of Vesuvius. The epigrams are sometimes obscene, in the tradition of the genre, sometimes warmly affectionate or amusing, and always pointed. Like his contemporary Statius, though, Martial shamelessly flatters his patron Domitian, one of Rome's worst-reputed emperors. D.R. Shackleton Bailey now gives us in three volumes, a reliable modern translation of Martial's often difficult Latin, eliminating many misunderstandings in previous versions. The text is mainly that of his highly praised Teubner edition of 1990
Cicero's letters to Atticus by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )

82 editions published between 1912 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CICEREO (Marcus Tullius, 3rd Jan. 106-7th Dec. 43 B.C.), Roman lawyer, orator and politician (and even philosopher), of whom we know more than of any other Roman, lived through the stirring era which saw the rise, dictatorship, and death of Julius Caesar in a tottering republic. In his political speeches especially and in his correspondence we see the excitement, tension and intrigue of politics and the part he played in the turmoil of the time. Of about 106 Speeches, delivered before the Roman people or the Senate if they were political, before jurors if judicial, 58 survive (a few of them incompletely). In A.D. 1345 Petrarch discovered copies of a collection of more than 900 Letters of which more than 800 were written by Cicero and nearly 100 by others to him. These afford a revelation of the man and all the more striking because they were not written for publication. Six Rhetorical works survive and another in fragments. Philosophical works include seven extant major compositions and a number of others; and some lost. There is also poetry, some original, some as translations from the Greek
Philippics by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )

30 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We know more of Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BCE), lawyer, orator, politician and philosopher, than of any other Roman. Besides much else, his work conveys the turmoil of his time, and the part he played in a period that saw the rise and fall of Julius Caesar in a tottering republic
Cicero by D. R Shackleton Bailey( Book )

23 editions published between 1969 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Onomasticon to Cicero's treatises by D. R Shackleton Bailey( )

23 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memorable doings and sayings by Valerius Maximus( Book )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and Latin and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valerius Maximus compiled his handbook of notable deeds and sayings during the reign of Tiberius (14-37 CE). The collection was very popular in the Renaissance and has recently attracted renewed scholarly attention. Valerius arranges his instructive examples in short chapters, each focused on a particular virtue, vice, religious practice, or traditional custom--including Omens, Dreams, Anger, Cruelty, Bravery, Fidelity, Gratitude, Friendship, Parental Love. The moral undercurrent of this collection is readily apparent. But Valerius tells us that the book's purpose is practical: he decided to select worthwhile material from famous writers so that people looking for illustrative examples might be spared the trouble of research. Whatever the author's intention, his book is an interesting source of information on Roman attitudes toward religion and moral values in the first century. - Publisher
Letters to Atticus by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and Latin and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In letters to his friend Atticus, Cicero (106-43 BCE) reveals himself as to no other of his correspondents except, perhaps, his brother, and vividly depicts a momentous period in Roman history, marked by the rise of Julius Caesar and the downfall of the Republic
Select letters by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )

49 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a brief biographical sketch of the Roman consul and orator, and gathers his selected correspondence, in which he discusses social and political life in the Roman Empire
The lesser declamations by Quintilian( Book )

16 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lesser Declamations perhaps date from the second century CE and are perhaps derived from Quintilian. The collection originally consisted of 388 sample cases for legal training. 145 survive. Comments and suggestions the instructor adds to his model speeches for fictitious court cases offer insight into Roman law and education
Letters to friends by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CICEREO was a prodigious letter writer, and happily a splendid treasury of his letters has come down to us. Collected and in part published not long after his death, over 800 of them were rediscovered by Petrarch and other Italian humanists in the fourteenth century. Among classical texts this correspondence is unparalleled: nowhere else do we get such an intimate look at the life of a prominent Roman and his social world, or such a vivid sense of a momentous period in Roman history, years marked by the rise of Julius Caesar and the downfall of the Republic. The 435 letters collected here represent Ciceros correspondence with friends and acquaintances over a period of twenty years, from 62 BC, when Ciceros political career was at its peak, to 43, the year he was put to death by the forces of Octavian and Mark Antony. They range widely in substance and style, from official dispatches and semi-public letters of political importance to casual notes that chat with close friends about travels and projects, domestic pleasures and books, and questions currently debated. This new Loeb Classical Library edition of the Letters to Friends, in three volumes brings together D.R. Shackleton Baileys standard Latin text, now updated, and a revised version of his much admired translation first published by Penguin Books. This authoritative edition complements the new Loeb edition of Ciceros Letters to Atticus, also translated by Shackleton Bailey
Profile of Horace by D. R Shackleton Bailey( Book )

18 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume offers new insight into the poetry of Horace. In a reading of all the poetry, but focusing especially on problematic areas, the author examines Horace's art of self-presentation. A variety of themes are elucidated, from the poet's relations with his patron to Roman sexual attitudes. Close scrutiny is given to about 30 passages which the author claims have been misread
Letters to Quintus and Brutus ; Letter fragments ; Letter to Octavian ; Invectives ; Handbook of electioneering by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Latin and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cicero had an affectionate relationship with his only brother, Quintus, down to the closing years of their lives. The letters from Cicero to him in this collection offer an intimate look at their world. Cicero's close friendship with the intensely intellectual Brutus was signalized by Cicero's dedication of his prized Orator to Brutus. The correspondence between the two collected here dates from the spring and summer of 43, and it conveys some of the drama of the period following the assassination of Julius Caesar."--Jacket
Opera by Horace( )

28 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in Latin and German and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Horaztext von Shackleton Bailey ist ein weltweit verbreiteter Universitätslesetext und wurde speziell auf dem US-Markt der maßgebende Lektürestoff für Studenten der Latinistik. Nach der 1. Auflage von 1985 hat Shackleton Bailey seine Edition in jeder Nachauflage, speziell in der 4. verbesserten Auflage von 2001, verbessert und aktualisiert. Somit wurden vom Editor die Weichen dafür gestellt, dass sein Horaztext auch in den nächsten Jahrzehnten seine weitere Nutzung und Verbreitung finden wird
Thebaid, books VIII-XII ; Achilleid by P. Papinius Statius( Book )

11 editions published in 2003 in English and Latin and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the second part of a two-volume edition of Statius's epics 'Thebaid' and 'Achilleid', with a freshly edited Latin text facing an English translation
Onomasticon to Cicero's speeches by D. R Shackleton Bailey( Book )

36 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silvae by P. Papinius Statius( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Statius' Silvae, thirty-two occasional poems, were written probably between 89 and 96 AD. Here the poet congratulates friends, consoles mourners, offers thanks, admires a monument or artistic object, and describes a memorable scene. The verse is light in touch, with a distinct pictorial quality. Statius gives us in these impromptu poems clear images of Domitian's Rome. Statius was raised in the Greek cultural milieu of the Bay of Naples, and his Greek literary education lends a sophisticated veneer to his ornamental verse. The role of the emperor and the imperial circle in determining taste is also readily apparent: the figure of the emperor Domitian permeates these poems."--Description de l'éditeur
Propertiana by D. R Shackleton Bailey( Book )

42 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Roy Shackleton Bailey (1917-2005) was a renowned British classicist and academic who specialised in Latin literature. First published in 1956, Shackleton Bailey wrote this book as a contribution to the critical discourse surrounding the four books of elegies which comprise the surviving work of Propertius. Each book is subjected to detailed textual analysis, with the poetry quoted in the original Latin, and an authorial introduction is also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the works of Propertius and Latin literature
Cicero : Epistulae ad Quintum fratrem et M. Brutum by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )

18 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epistulae ad familiares by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )

19 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Computer version of the Epistulae ad familiares of M. Tullius Cicero
 
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EpigramsCicero's letters to AtticusPhilippicsMemorable doings and sayingsLetters to AtticusSelect lettersThe lesser declamationsLetters to friends