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

Overview
Works: 57 works in 280 publications in 2 languages and 12,366 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Tragedies (Drama)  Comedy plays  History  Poetry  Literature  Sources  Periodicals  Examinations  Outlines and syllabi 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other
Classifications: B659.C2, 100
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Most widely held works about Whitney J Oates
 
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 )

15 editions published between 1938 and 1939 in English and held by 2,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Stoic and Epicurean philosophers : the complete extant writings of Epicurus, Epictetus, Lucretius, Marcus Aurelius by Whitney J Oates( Book )

32 editions published between 1940 and 1957 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 2,041 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
Basic writings of Saint Augustine by Augustine( Book )

14 editions published between 1948 and 2006 in English and held by 1,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writings from the early Christian theologian and philosopher whose work influence the development of western Christianity and philosophy
Seven famous Greek plays by Whitney J Oates( Book )

16 editions published between 1938 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven famous Greek plays translated
Greek Literature in Translation by Whitney J Oates( Book )

29 editions published between 1941 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English translations of Greek classic literary works
Aristotle and the problem of value by Whitney J Oates( Book )

24 editions published between 1963 and 1998 in English and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Sophocles to Picasso: the present-day vitality of the classical tradition by Whitney J Oates( Book )

14 editions published between 1962 and 1977 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1947 and 1967 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The consolation of philosophy by Boethius( Book )

3 editions published between 1957 and 1968 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Slavitt, a poet and translator of many works of fiction, poetry, and drama, presents a new translation of this philosophical classic directed at general readers. Written under the threat of Boethius's impending execution, the work comes on the cusp between the classical and medieval worlds. In alternating prose and verse, Boethius spins a dialog concerning the harsh vicissitudes of fortune and the lasting happiness provided by the life of the mind."--[School Library Review]
The influence of Simonides of Ceos upon Horace by Whitney J Oates( Book )

18 editions published between 1931 and 1971 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

24 editions published between 1938 and 1963 in English and held by 55 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 )

7 editions published between 1940 and 1957 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete Greek drama by Whitney J Oates( Book )

3 editions published between 1938 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stoic and Epicurean philosophers by Whitney J Oates( Book )

4 editions published between 1940 and 1957 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published between 1920 and 1928 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basic writings of Saint Augustine, volume 2 by Augustine( Book )

5 editions published between 1948 and 1973 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basic writings by Augustine( Book )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prince and the discourses by Whitney J Oates( Book )

1 edition published in 1950 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

 
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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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