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Jones, W. H. S. (William Henry Samuel) 1876-1963

Overview
Works: 404 works in 1,686 publications in 7 languages and 8,988 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Arranger
Classifications: PA3612, 888.9
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Most widely held works about W. H. S Jones
 
Most widely held works by W. H. S Jones
Hippocrates by Hippocrates( Book )

274 editions published between 1923 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Griekse tekst en Engelse vertaling van de werken van de Griekse geneeskundige (ca. 460 - ca. 370 voor Chr.)
Pausanias Description of Greece by Pausanias( Book )

110 editions published between 931 and 1992 in 5 languages and held by 1,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

JACKET -- PLUTARCH (Plutarchus, c. A.D. 45-120), was born at Chaeronea in Boeotia in central Greece, studied philosophy at Athens, and, after coming to Rome as a teacher in philosophy, was given consular rank by the emperor Trajan and a procuratorship in Greece by Hadrian. Married and father of one daughter and four sons, he appears as a man of kindly character and independent thought. Studious and learned, he wrote on many subjects. Most popular have always been the 46 Parallel Lives, biographies planned to be ethical examples in pairs (in each pair one Greek person and one similar Roman), though the last four lives are single. All are invaluable sources of our knowledge of the lives and characters of Greek and Roman statesmen or soldiers or orators. Plutarch's many other varied extant works about 60 in number, are known as 'Moral Essays' or 'Moral Works'. They are of high literary value, besides being of great use to people interested in philosophy, ethics and religion
Description of Greece by Pausanias( Book )

188 editions published between 1918 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pausanias, born probably in Lydia in Asia Minor, was a Greek of the 2nd century CE, about 120-180, who travelled widely not only in Asia Minor, Palestine, Egypt and North Africa, but also in Greece and in Italy, including Rome. He left a description of Greece in ten books, which is like a topographical guidebook or tour of Attica, the Peloponnese, and central Greece, filled out with historical accounts and events and digressions on facts and wonders of nature. His chief interest was the monuments of art and architecture, especially the most famous of them; the accuracy of his descriptions of these is proved by surviving remains. The Loeb Classical Library edition of Pausanias is in five volumes; the fifth volume contains maps, plans, illustrations, and a general index
Philosophy and medicine in ancient Greece, with an edition of [in vernacular] by W. H. S Jones( Book )

45 editions published between 1946 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The medical writings of Anonymus Londinensis by Anonymus Londinensis( Book )

41 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each facing page has Greek and English text
Malaria and Greek history by W. H. S Jones( Book )

30 editions published between 1909 and 2010 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hippocrates by Hippocrates( Book )

8 editions published in 1962 in 3 languages and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The doctor's oath; an essay in the history of medicine by Hippocrates( Book )

21 editions published between 1924 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Malaria : a neglected factor in the history of Greece and Rome by W. H. S Jones( Book )

22 editions published between 1907 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Description of Greece by Pausanias( Book )

44 editions published between 1935 and 2007 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pausanias, born probably in Lydia in Asia Minor, was a Greek of the 2nd century CE, about 120-180, who travelled widely not only in Asia Minor, Palestine, Egypt and North Africa, but also in Greece and in Italy, including Rome. He left a description of Greece in ten books, which is like a topographical guidebook or tour of Attica, the Peloponnese, and central Greece, filled out with historical accounts and events and digressions on facts and wonders of nature. His chief interest was the monuments of art and architecture, especially the most famous of them; the accuracy of his descriptions of these is proved by surviving remains. The Loeb Classical Library edition of Pausanias is in five volumes; the fifth volume contains maps, plans, illustrations, and a general index
Natural history by Pliny( Book )

29 editions published between 1951 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natural history by Pliny( Book )

16 editions published between 1963 and 1989 in Latin and English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natural history in ten volumes by Pliny( Book )

32 editions published between 1940 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Via nova; or, The application of the direct method to Latin and Greek by W. H. S Jones( Book )

15 editions published between 1915 and 2013 in English and Latin and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greek morality in relation to institutions : an essay by W. H. S Jones( Book )

12 editions published between 1906 and 2010 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of St. Catharine's College, once Catharine Hall, Cambridge by W. H. S Jones( Book )

9 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A History of St Catharine's College, Cambridge, by W. H. S. Jones, was originally published in 1936. The book documents the history of the college, which was founded in 1473 by Robert Woodlark, then the Provost of King's College. It is thought the name was chosen in honour of Catharine of France, the mother of King Henry VI, although it is also possible that it was named as part of the Renaissance cult of St Catharine, a patron saint of learning. The book charts the history of the college from the foundation to the 1930s, and is divided into chapters on topics including domestic history, key figures, and a section on documents, including statutes, income, authorities and correspondence. The book is generally acknowledged to be the authoritative text on St Catharine's College and will appeal to anyone interested in the University of Cambridge
Puer romanus by R. B Appleton( Book )

5 editions published between 1913 and 1927 in English and Latin and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The teaching of Latin by W. H. S Jones( Book )

5 editions published between 1905 and 2010 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natural history by Pliny( Book )

in Latin and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Jones, W. H.

Jones, W. H. S. 1876-1963

Jones, William H. 1876-1963

Jones, William H. S.

Jones, William Henry S.

Jones, William Henry Samuel.

Jones, William Henry Samuel 1876-1963

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Pausanias Description of GreeceDescription of GreeceThe medical writings of Anonymus LondinensisMalaria and Greek historyHippocratesMalaria : a neglected factor in the history of Greece and RomeDescription of GreeceNatural history