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Mackenna, Stephen 1872-1934

Overview
Works: 93 works in 376 publications in 2 languages and 6,362 library holdings
Genres: Meditations  Biography  Devotional literature  Records and correspondence  Diaries  Biographies  Poetry  Prayers and devotions  Hymns  Prayers 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, tra, Other
Classifications: BV4821, 186.4
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Most widely held works about Stephen Mackenna
 
Most widely held works by Stephen Mackenna
The enneads by Plotinus( Book )

99 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in English and held by 1,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Enneads bring together Platonism, mystic passion and ideas from Greek philosophy, together with striking variants of the Trinity and other central Christian doctrines, to produce a highly original synthesis. Yet despite the profundity of his thought, and his immense influence on mystics and religious writers, Plotinus (AD 204-70) remained largely inaccessible. What was desperately needed, suggest John Dillon in his Biographical Sketch, was 'an interpretative translation, which would boldly tease out all the nuances of Plotinus' crabbed and condensed language, and reproduce it in English of proper nobility'. Such is precisely the achievement of Stephen MacKenna; his book ranks with the greatest translations of the twentieth century
The six Enneads. by Plotinus( Book )

35 editions published between 1952 and 1990 in English and held by 1,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Six Enneads ... is the collection of writings of Plotinus, edited and compiled by his student Porphyry (c. 270 AD). Plotinus was a student of Ammonius Saccas and they were founders of Neoplatonism. His work, through Augustine of Hippo, the Cappadocian Fathers, Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite and several subsequent Christian and Muslim thinkers, has greatly influenced Western and Near-Eastern thought."--Wikipedia
The essence of Plotinus : extracts from the six Enneads and Porphyry's life of Plotinus by Plotinus( Book )

25 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucretius: The way things are ; The discourses of Epictetus ; The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius ; Plotinus: The six Enneads by Titus Lucretius Carus( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De rerum natura (The Way Things Are) is a 1st century BC didactic poem by the Roman poet and philosopher Lucretius with the goal of explaining Epicurean philosophy to a Roman audience. Lucretius presents the principles of atomism; the nature of the mind and soul; explanations of sensation and thought; the development of the world and its phenomena; and explains a variety of celestial and terrestrial phenomena. The universe described in the poem operates according to these physical principles, guided by fortuna, ""chance, "" and not the divine intervention of the traditional Ro
The enneads : a new, definitive edition with comparisons to other translations on hundreds of key passages by Plotinus( Book )

10 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plotinus : the six enneads by Plotinus( Book )

6 editions published between 1952 and 1955 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophical essays by Plotinus arranged in groups of nine--hence, their name: ENNEADS
The ethical treatises : being the treatises of the first Ennead with Porphyry's Life of Plotinus, and the Preller-Ritter extracts forming a conspectus of the Plotinian system by Plotinus( Book )

8 editions published between 1917 and 1926 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the nature of the soul, being the fourth Ennead by Plotinus( Book )

5 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychic and physical treatises; comprising the second and third Enneads by Plotinus( Book )

5 editions published between 1921 and 1937 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The divine mind, being the treatises of the fifth Ennead by Plotinus( Book )

5 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the One and Good, being the treatises of the sixth Ennead by Plotinus( Book )

1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plotinus on the beautiful : being the sixth treatise of the first Ennead by Plotinus( Book )

12 editions published between 1908 and 1919 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The six Enneads by Plotinus( )

10 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Computer version of an English translation of The Enneads by Plotinus, plus DOS applications
Enneads of Plotinus by Plotinus( Book )

7 editions published between 1916 and 1949 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plotinus, the ethical treatises being the treatises of the first Ennead with Porphyry's life of Plotinus, and the Preller-Ritter extracts forming a conspectus of the Plotinian system by Plotinus( Book )

13 editions published between 1916 and 1926 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plotinus, psychic and physical treatises : comprising the second and third Enneads by Plotinus( )

7 editions published in 1921 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plotinus by Plotinus( Book )

in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The imitation of Christ by Thomas( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the way of the follower of Christ as he learns to mould his life in conformity with the pattern set by Christ. An immensely practical book, which faces the temptations and difficulties of daily life, but also describes the joys and helps which are found on the way
The imitation of Christ : inspiration, comfort, and encouragement in the turmoil and discord of today : four books by Thomas( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saintly Thomas A Kempis's classic guide to the spiritual and religious life. A book which has been loved and revered by devout Christians throughout the ages. Transcending all sectarian divisions, it emphasises the importance of the inward journey
The ethical treatises by Plotinus( Book )

4 editions published between 1917 and 1949 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The enneads
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The essence of Plotinus : extracts from the six Enneads and Porphyry's life of PlotinusLucretius: The way things are ; The discourses of Epictetus ; The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius ; Plotinus: The six EnneadsThe enneads : a new, definitive edition with comparisons to other translations on hundreds of key passagesThe six EnneadsThe imitation of ChristThe imitation of Christ : inspiration, comfort, and encouragement in the turmoil and discord of today : four books
Alternative Names
Daly, Martin 1872-1934

Mac Enna, Stiofán

Mac Enna, Stiofán 1872-1934

Mac Kenna Stephen 1872-1934

MacEnna, Stiefán 1872-1934

McKenna, Stephen, 1872-1934

Stephen MacKenna Brits journalist (1872-1934)

Stephen MacKenna traducteur irlandais

Stephen MacKenna traductor irlandés

Stiofán Mac Éanna

Стивен МакКенна

Languages
English (275)

Irish (3)