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Lattimore, Richmond 1906-1984

Overview
Works: 601 works in 1,481 publications in 4 languages and 43,865 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Drama  Tragedies (Drama)  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Mythological plays  Epic poetry  Comedy plays  Epic poetry, Greek  Stories, plots, etc  Fiction 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author, Other, Annotator, Author of introduction, Performer, tra, win
Classifications: PA4025.A2, 882.01
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Most widely held works by Richmond Lattimore
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
Iphigeneia in Tauris by Euripides( )

20 editions published between 1973 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the translation of the Euripides play about the princess Iphigeneia who narrowly avoided death by sacrifice at the hands of her father, Agamemnon. She was saved by the goddess Artemis, to whom the sacrifice was to be made, and swept off to Tauris. As a priestess at the goddess' temple, she has the gruesome task of ritually sacrificing foreigners who land on King Thoas's shores. It has much in common with another of the Greek playwright's work, Helen, as well as the lost play Andromeda, and is often described as a romance, a melodrama, a tragi-comedy or an escape play
The Odyssey of Homer by Homer( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 1,744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complete translation of the Greek poem recounting the experience of Odysseus during his return from the Trojan War
The odes of Pindar by Pindar( Book )

37 editions published between 1926 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 1,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these odes of victory we are transported in a "blaze of whirling song" to the Greece of the heroes and of the sacred games. As Pindar celebrated the particular victory, invoked the protective deity and told the myths from heroic legend, he expressed the human spirit's loneliness, joy, bitterness and sorrow. The great poet's bold phrasing, deep knowledge of human nature and awareness that "man is of a day" ring strangely modern
The complete Greek tragedies by David Grene( Book )

23 editions published between 1060 and 1992 in English and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greek lyrics by Richmond Lattimore( Book )

44 editions published between 1949 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 1,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anonymous metrical inscriptions and drinking songs accompany biographical sketches and selections from the verse of Greek poets of the seventh and sixth centuries B.C
Story patterns in Greek tragedy by Richmond Lattimore( Book )

33 editions published between 1964 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Aristotle said that tragedy is an imitation of action, he meant that apart from other purposes and interests tragedy always acts out a story. With this definition in mind, the author examines the most important story patterns found in Greek tragedy. He asks: What are the most important story patterns found in Greek drama? What stories were available for the use of poets like Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides? What did tradition require, permit or forbid them to use? Bringing in many related elements of Greek tragedy, the author defines each of the story patterns suitable to the genre -- tracing the roots to the folklore and myths of ancient Greece."--Back cover
Euripides by Euripides( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In nine paperback volumes, the Grene and Lattimore editions offer the most comprehensive selection of the Greek tragedies available in English. Over the years these authoritative, critically acclaimed editions have been the preferred choice of over three million readers for personal libraries and individual study as well as for classroom use
The poetry of Greek tragedy by Richmond Lattimore( Book )

2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Six lectures ... given at the Johns Hopkins University in January, 1957, on the Percy Turnbull Memorial Lectureship of Poetry."
The Iliad of Homer by Homer( Book )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A line-by-line rendering of the great epic retells, in free-running lines of six-beat verse, the great matter of the Trojan War, Achilles' and Hector's fallible heroism and deaths, and the comings and goings of gods and men
The Iliad by Homer( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A line-by-line rendering of the great epic retells, in free-running lines of six-beat verse, the great matter of the Trojan War, Achilles' and Hector's fallible heroism and deaths, and the comings and goings of gods and men
Greek tragedies by David Grene( Book )

5 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains translations of plays by Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides; a selection from The Complete Greek tragedies
The four Gospels and the Revelation by Richmond Lattimore( Book )

20 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poet and translator of Greek classics Richard Lattimore applies his skills to the four gospels and the Revelation
The works and days. Theogony. The shield of Herakles by Hesiod( Book )

14 editions published between 1959 and 1978 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Theogony Hesiod charts the history of the divine world, narrating the origin of the universe and the rise of the gods, from first beginnings to the triumph of Zeus, and reporting on the progeny of Zeus and of goddesses in union with mortal me. In Works and Days Hesiod shifts his attention to the world of men, delivering moral precepts and practical advice regarding agriculture, navigation, and many other matters; along the way he gives us the myths of Pandora and the Golden, Silver, and other Races of Men
The frogs by Aristophanes( Book )

16 editions published between 1962 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Among extant Greek comedies, the Frogs is unique for the light it throws on classical Greek attitudes to tragedy and to literature in general. It merits a much more extensive commentary than it has so far received, for the establishment of the text itself has rested for over a century on collations which were inadequate and inaccurate. At the same time, its most problematic passages have been the subject, in recent years, of more scholarly articles than those of any other Greek play
Aeschylus by Aeschylus( Book )

12 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An extraordinary drama of flight and rescue arising from women's resistance to marriage, The Suppliants is surprising both for its exotic color and for its forceful enactment of the primal struggle between male and female, lust and terror, brutality and cunning. In his translation of this ancient Greek drama, Peter Burian introduces a new generation of readers to a powerful work of Aeschylus' later years. He conveys the strength and daring of Aeschylus' language in the idiom of our own time, while respecting what is essentially classical in this dramatist's art: the rigor of the formal cons
The Iliad of Homer by Homer( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the greatest stories ever told, Iliad has survived for thousands of years because of its insightful portrayal of man and its epic story of war, duty, honor, and revenge. While Iliad recounts the war between the Trojans and Achaeans, it also is the tragic story of the fiery-tempered Achilles. Insulted by his king, the proud Achilles decides to stand by as his comrades are annihilated, but circumstances finally spur the warrior to wreak savage retribution upon Troy
Oresteia : Agamemnon, the Libation bearers, the Eumenides by Aeschylus( Book )

8 editions published between 1953 and 1964 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief discussion of the life of Aeschylus and the structure of early tragedy accompanies a translation of the three plays based on H.W. Smyth's Loeb Classical Library text
Euripides V by Euripides( Book )

34 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In nine paperback volumes, the Grene and Lattimore editions offer the most comprehensive selection of the Greek tragedies available in English. Over the years these authoritative, critically acclaimed editions have been the preferred choice of over three million readers for personal libraries and individual study as well as for classroom use
Homer's Odyssey : a companion to the translation of Richmond Lattimore by P. V Jones( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Lattimore, Alexander Richmond 1906-1984

Lattimore, Richard

Lattimore, Richmond.

Lattimore, Richmond 1906-1984

Lattimore, Richmond A.

Lattimore, Richmond A. 1906-1984

Lattimore, Richmond Alexander.

Lattimore, Richmond Alexander 1906-1984

Richard Lattimore

Richmond Lattimore Amerikaans vertaler (1906-1984)

Richmond Lattimore Escriptor estatunidenc, traductor d'Homer

Richmond Lattimore escritor estadounidense

Richmond Lattimore US-amerikanischer Dichter und klassischer Übersetzer

Richmond Lattimore US-amerikanischer Dichter und Übersetzer

Латтимор, Ричмонд

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