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Hamilton, Edith 1867-1963

Overview
Works: 268 works in 1,255 publications in 8 languages and 33,936 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Myths  Literature  Tragedies (Drama)  Film adaptations  Live sound recordings  Lectures  Study guides  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Creator, Author of introduction, Adapter, Contributor
Classifications: DF77, 938
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Mythology by Edith Hamilton( Book )

208 editions published between 1940 and 2019 in 9 languages and held by 7,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greek and Roman myths, with a brief chapter on Norse myths
The Greek way by Edith Hamilton( Book )

249 editions published between 1063 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 6,876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the intellectual life of Greece at the peak of its achievements. The author interprets the literature, art, and philosophy of the Greeks and discusses what this heritage means to the world today
The Roman way by Edith Hamilton( Book )

97 editions published between 1636 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interpretation of Roman life from the descriptions in the works of great writers. Selections are from Plautus and Terence to Virgil and Juvenal
The collected dialogues of Plato, including the letters by Plato( Book )

75 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in English and held by 2,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Socrates' defense (Apology) / translated by Hugh Tredennick -- Crito / translated by Hugh Tredennick -- Phaedo / translated by Hugh Tredennick -- Charmides / translated by Benjamin Jowett -- Laches / translated by Benjamin Jowett -- Lysis / translated by J. Wright -- Euthyphro / translated by Lane Cooper -- Menexenus / translated by Benjamin Jowett -- Lesser Hippias / translated by Benjamin Jowett -- Ion / translated by Lane Cooper -- Gorgias / translated by W.D. Woodhead -- Protagoras / translated by W.K.C. Guthrie -- Meno / translated by W.K.C. Guthrie -- Euthydemus / translated by W.H.D. Rouse -- Cratylus / translated by Benjamin Jowett -- Phaedrus / translated by R. Hackforth -- Symposium / translated by Michael Joyce -- Republic / translated by Paul Shorey -- Theaetetus / translated by F.M. Cornford -- Parmenides / translated by F.M. Cornford -- Sophist / translated by F.M. Cornford -- Statesman / translated by J.B. Skemp -- Philebus / translated by R. Hackforth -- Timaeus / translated by Benjamin Jowett -- Critias / translated by A.E. Taylor -- Laws / translated by A.E. Taylor -- Epinomis / translated by A.E. Taylor -- Greater Hippias / translated by Benjamin Jowett -- Letters / translated by L.A. Post
The echo of Greece by Edith Hamilton( Book )

19 editions published between 1957 and 1964 in English and held by 2,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of Greek life during the 4th century, the type of men it produced, and important events which took place
Mythology : timeless tales of gods and heroes by Edith Hamilton( Book )

63 editions published between 1940 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monsters, mortals, gods, and warriors: For over sixty years readers have chosen this book above all others to discover the thrilling, enchanting, and fascinating world of Western mythology. From Odysseus's adventure-filled journey to the Norse god Odin's effort to postpone the final day of doom, Edith Hamilton's classic collection not only retells these stories with brilliant clarity but shows us how the ancients saw their own place in the world and how their themes echo in our consciousness today. An essential part of every home library, Mythology is the definitive volume for anyone who wants to know the key dramas, the primary characters, the triumphs, failures, fears, and hopes first narrated thousands of years ago-and still spellbinding to this day
The ever-present past by Edith Hamilton( Book )

8 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in English and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Greek plays: Prometheus bound, Agamemnon, the Trojan women by Edith Hamilton( Book )

10 editions published between 1937 and 1965 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three classic Greek tragedies are translated and critically introduced by Edith Hamilton. -- From product description
Witness to the truth : Christ and his interpreters by Edith Hamilton( Book )

7 editions published between 1948 and 1962 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spokesmen for God : the great teachers of the Old Testament by Edith Hamilton( Book )

7 editions published between 1936 and 1962 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mythology by Edith Hamilton( Recording )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edith Hamilton enlightens listeners on classic Greek, Roman, and Norse myths and legends
A treasury of Edith Hamilton by Edith Hamilton( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from the works of the classics scholar grouped under such themes as "Mind and Spirit," "Religion," "Education," and "Freedom."
The prophets of Israel by Edith Hamilton( Book )

9 editions published between 1936 and 1946 in English and Spanish and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Greek plays by Edith Hamilton( Book )

6 editions published between 1937 and 1965 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Trojan women by Euripides( Book )

5 editions published between 1937 and 1992 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As bleak and agonizing a portrait of war as ever to appear on the stage, The Trojan Women is a masterpiece of pathos as well as a timeless and chilling indictment of war's brutality
The Greek way by Edith Hamilton( )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What the Greeks discovered, how they brought a new world to birth out of the dark confusions of an old world that had crumbled away, is full of meaning for us today who have seen an old world swept away. In The Greek Way, Edith Hamilton shares the fruits of her thorough study of Greek life and civilization, Greek literature, philosophy, and art. She interprets their meaning and brings us a realization of the refuge and strength the past can offer us in the troubled present
The Greek way ; The Roman way by Edith Hamilton( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected lives and essays by Plutarch( Book )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Trojan women by Michael Cacoyannis( Visual )

15 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Greek victory in the Trojan War, all the Trojan warriors and princes are slain and the women and children are left to be divided among the conquerors. Beautiful Cassandra is betrothed against her will and despite her vanishing sanity. Andromache discovers that her son is to be executed to end her royal bloodline. Helen desperately wields the arrogant beauty that leveled a city as she pleads for her life. In the end, it is the enduring dignity and unfaltering strength of Hecuba, widowed queen of Troy, that makes cowards of Troy's captors
Echoes of Greece by Edith Hamilton( Recording )

8 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in 3 languages and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The passion for learning, for the beautiful and the graceful the Greeks possessed ans explains how these make for a full life
 
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Mythology
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The Greek wayThe Roman wayThe collected dialogues of Plato, including the lettersThe echo of GreeceMythology : timeless tales of gods and heroesThe ever-present pastThree Greek plays: Prometheus bound, Agamemnon, the Trojan womenWitness to the truth : Christ and his interpreters
Alternative Names
Edith Hamilton American teacher and writer

Edith Hamilton Duits auteur

Edith Hamilton escritora americana

Edith Hamilton escritora y helenista

Edith Hamilton helenista

Edith Hamilton scrittrice statunitense

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Hǣmintan, Ēdit 1867-1963

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Hanmi'erdun 1867-1963

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עדית המילטון סופרת גרמנייה

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해밀턴, 에디스 1867-1963

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伊迪絲·漢密爾頓

汉密尓顿, 依迪丝

Languages
English (750)

French (33)

Chinese (20)

Spanish (17)

Turkish (4)

Russian (2)

Korean (2)

Catalan (1)