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Oates, Whitney J. (Whitney Jennings) 1904-1973

Overview
Works: 43 works in 224 publications in 2 languages and 11,469 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy plays  Tragedies (Drama)  History  Literature  Poetry  Examinations, questions, etc  Outlines and syllabi  Manuscripts 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other
Classifications: B659.C2, 189.4
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Most widely held works by Whitney J Oates
The complete Greek drama; all the extant tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides, and the comedies of Aristophanes and Menander, in a variety of translations by Whitney J Oates( Book )

36 editions published between 1938 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume II continues the tragedies of Euripides and also contains the comedies of Aristophanes and Menander
The Stoic and Epicurean philosophers; the complete extant writings of Epicurus, Epictetus, Lucretius [and] Marcus Aurelius by Whitney J Oates( Book )

37 editions published between 1940 and 1957 in 3 languages and held by 2,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Dust Jacket: In the writings of Epicurus, Epictetus, Lucretius and Marcus Aurelius, Greek and Roman philosophy comes into its fullest flowering. The advocates of the principles of virtue and pleasure are brought together into a single inexpensive volume for the first time; hitherto their works were obtainable only in separate, expensive editions. The four thinkers here represented have been brilliantly translated by Cyril Bailey, H.A.J. Munro, P.E. Matheson and George Long. In addition, Cleanthes' famous poem Hymn to Zeus and Matthew Arnold's Essay on Marcus Aurelius are included
Seven famous Greek plays by Whitney J Oates( Book )

16 editions published between 1938 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven famous Greek plays translated
Basic writings of Saint Augustine by Augustine( Book )

9 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 1,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents, see Author Catalog
Greek literature in translation by Whitney J Oates( Book )

25 editions published between 1944 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English translations of Greek classic literary works
From Sophocles to Picasso: the present-day vitality of the classical tradition by Whitney J Oates( Book )

16 editions published between 1962 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greek and Roman classics in translation by Charles Theophilus Murphy( )

11 editions published between 1947 and 1967 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plato's view of art by Whitney J Oates( Book )

6 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Consolation of philosophy : Boethius, the consolation of philosophy ; Thomas à Kempis, the imitation of Christ ; Sir Thomas Browne, Religio medici by Boethius( Book )

3 editions published between 1957 and 1968 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written while Boethius was in prison, in the period leading up to his brutal execution, this is a dialogue of alternating prose and verse between the ailing prisoner and his 'nurse' Philosophy, whose instruction on the nature of fortune and happiness, good and evil, fate and free will, restore his health and bring him to enlightenment. The clarity of the author's thought and his breadth of vision made this book hugely popular throughout medieval Europe and his ideas suffused the thought of Chaucer and Dante
The influence of Simonides of Ceos upon Horace by Whitney J Oates( Book )

17 editions published between 1931 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basic writings of Saint Augustine by Augustine( Book )

4 editions published between 1948 and 1992 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Influence of Simonides of Ceos upon Horace, a dissertation ... by Whitney Jennings Oates, by Whitney J Oates( Book )

4 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A syllabus of Roman satire by Whitney J Oates( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report on the Latin examination of June 1939; a statement of the principles underlying the examination in Latin and an analysis of the results of the reading of the examination by Whitney J Oates( Book )

2 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The humanistic tradition in American education by Whitney J Oates( Book )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Complete Greek drama (v.1) : all the extant tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophcles and Euripides, and the comedies of Aristophanes and Menander, in a variety of translations by Whitney J Oates( Book )

2 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basic writings of Saint Augustine by Augustine( Book )

4 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basic writings of Saint Augustine by Augustine( Book )

2 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Sophocles to Picasso. (The present-day vitality of the classical tradition. Edited by Whitney J. Oates.) [With illustrations.] by Whitney J Oates( Book )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Seven famous Greek plays
Alternative Names
Jennings Oates, Whitney 1904-1973

Oates, Whitney J.

Oates, Whitney Jennings.

Oates, Whitney Jennings 1904-

Oates, Whitney Jennings 1904-1973

Whitney Jennings Oates American classical philologist, editor

Whitney Jennings Oates Amerikaans klassiek filoloog (1904-1973)

Whitney Jennings Oates US-amerikanischer Klassischer Philologe, Herausgeber

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Basic writings of Saint Augustine