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Griffin, Jasper

Overview
Works: 54 works in 461 publications in 8 languages and 15,749 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Legends  Epic poetry  Epic poetry, Latin  Humor  Parodies, imitations, etc  Juvenile works  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree, Dedicatee, Author of introduction
Classifications: PA6807.A5, 873.01
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jasper Griffin
Homer, the Odyssey by Jasper Griffin( Book )

67 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 2,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rouse discusses the background of the poem and that the epic is built upon the interplay of themes such as travel, hospitality, loyalty, family affection, and women
The Oxford illustrated history of Greece and the Hellenistic world by John Boardman( Book )

38 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This study begins with the eighth century BS, witnessing the emergence of the Greek city-states, and extends to the conquests of Alexander the Great and the establishment of the Greek monarchies some five centuries later."--Back cover
Virgil by Jasper Griffin( Book )

32 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studie over de Latijnse dichter (70-19 v. Chr.)
Homer on life and death by Jasper Griffin( Book )

29 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu zuo zhe cong shi shi wen ben chu fa,Cong sheng cun yu si wang zhei yi yong heng zhu ti qie ru he ma shi shi de jie du,Dui he ma shi shi zhong de chang jing miao hui,Ren wu ke hua deng jin xing le fen xi,Tong shi tan tao le shi shi zhong you guan shen ming he ming yun de zhong yao wen ti.Zuo zhe tong guo ping yi,Xi zhi de tao lun,Yin dao du zhe jin ru he ma suo gou le de shi jie
The Oxford history of the Roman world( Book )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book tells the story of the rise of Rome from its origins as a cluster of villages to the foundation of the Roman Empire by Augustus, and its consolidation in the first two centuries AD. It also explores important aspects of the later Empire and its influence on western civilization."--Back cover
Latin poets and Roman life by Jasper Griffin( Book )

27 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and German and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book studies the interrelation of literature and life in the Augustan poets. The works of Virgil, Horace, Propertius and Ovid are characterised by a brilliant polish and a dazzling repertoire of devices for stylising events and emotions; yet they remain convincing as a direct response to experience and theories which deny that directness are criticised in this book as mistaken. The life of pleasure, in its kaleidoscopic variety "eating, drinking, bathing, love" is a central subject but so is death. The book also discusses the uses of mythology, the influence of poetry on experience, and the interpretation of passages in the poems of Virgil. All Latin quoted is translated into English."--Bloomsbury Publishing
The mirror of myth : classical themes & variations by Jasper Griffin( Book )

13 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iliad, Book nine by Homer( Book )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sophocles revisited : essays presented to Sir Hugh Lloyd-Jones( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of papers on Sophocles was presented to Sir Hugh Lloyd-Jones in 1997 by a group of his friends, mostly former pupils and established scholars themselves, to celebrate his 75th birthday
Greece and the Hellenistic world by John Boardman( Book )

17 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Aeneid by Virgil( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book tells the story of an epic voyage in which Aeneas crosses stormy seas, becomes entangled in a tragic love affair with Dido of Carthage, descends to the world of the dead - all the way tormented by the vengeful Juno, Queen of the Gods - and finally reaches Italy, where he will fulfill his destiny: to found the Roman people
Snobs( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historia Oxford del mundo clasico by John Boardman( Book )

14 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in Spanish and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Latin in Oxford = Inscriptiones aliquot Oxonienses by Reginald H Adams( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic interactions : perspectives on Homer, Virgil, and the epic tradition : presented to Jasper Griffin by former pupils by Michael Clarke( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of essays surveys the epic tradition from the 8th century BC to the 19th century of our era. Chapters focus on: Homer and the oral epic tradition; Homer in his religious context; Herodotus and Homer; Hellenistic epic; Virgil in his literary context; Virgil in his political-cultural context, and more
Homero by Jasper Griffin( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oxford history of the classical world( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of snobbery by Jasper Griffin( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The odyssey by Homer( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Muse, tell me of a man: a man of much resource, who was made to wander far and long, after he had sacked the sacred city of Troy. Many were the men whose lands he saw and came to know their thinking: many too the miseries at sea which he suffered in his heart, as he sought to win his own life and the safe return of his companions.' Recounting the epic journey home of Odysseus from the Trojan War, The Odyssey - alongside its sister poem The Iliad - stands as the well-spring of Western Civilisation and culture, an inspiration to poets, writers and thinkers for thousands of years since. This authoritative prose translation by Martin Hammond brings Homer's great poem of homecoming to life as Odysseus battles through such familiar dangers as the cave of the Cyclops, the call of the Sirens and his hostile reception back in his native land of Ithaca
 
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Homer on life and death
Alternative Names
Jasper Griffin britischer Altphilologe

Jasper Griffin Brits filoloog

Jasper Griffin Public Orator and Professor of Classical Literature

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The Oxford illustrated history of Greece and the Hellenistic worldVirgilHomer on life and deathThe Oxford history of the Roman worldLatin poets and Roman lifeIliad, Book nineSophocles revisited : essays presented to Sir Hugh Lloyd-JonesGreece and the Hellenistic world