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

Overview
Works: 403 works in 1,714 publications in 8 languages and 9,155 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
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 )

149 editions published between 1923 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hippocrates, said to have been born in Cos in or before 460 BCE, learned medicine and philosophy; travelled widely as a medical doctor and teacher; was consulted by King Perdiccas of Macedon and Artaxerxes of Persia; and died perhaps at Larissa. Apparently he rejected superstition in favour of inductive reasoning and the study of real medicine as subject to natural laws, in general and in individual people as patients for treatment by medicines and surgery. Of the roughly 70 works in the 'Hippocratic Collection' many are not by Hippocrates; even the famous oath may not be his. But he was undeniably the 'Father of Medicine'
Pausanias Description of Greece by Pausanias( Book )

119 editions published between 931 and 1992 in 5 languages and held by 1,854 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
Natural history by Pliny( Book )

99 editions published between 1938 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PLINY, the Elder, Gaius Plinius Secundus (AD 23-79), a Roman of equestrian rank of Transpadane Gaul (N. Italy), was uncle of Pliny the letter writer. He pursued a career partly military in Germany, partly administrative in Gaul and Spain under the emperor Vespasian, and became prefect of the fleet at Misenum. He died in the eruption of Vesuvius when he went to get a closer view and to rescue friends. Tireless worker, reader, and writer, he was author of works now lost; but his great Natural History in 37 books with its vast collection of facts (and alleged facts) survives -- a mine of information despite its uncritical character. The contents of the books are as follows. Book 1: table of contents of the others and of authorities ; 2: mathematical and metrological survey of the universe; 3-6: Geography and ehtnography of the known world; 7: anthropology and physiology of man; 8-11: zoology; 12-19: botany, agriculture, and horticulture; 20-27: plant products as used in medicine; 28-32: medical zoology; 33-37: minerals (and medicine), the fine arts, and gemstones
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 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Malaria and Greek history by W. H. S Jones( Book )

29 editions published between 1909 and 2010 in English and held by 294 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 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each facing page has Greek and English text
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 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Description of Greece : in four volumes with a companion volume containing maps, plans and indices by Pausanias( Book )

66 editions published between 1918 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 147 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
Description of Greece by Pausanias( Book )

54 editions published between 1926 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 139 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
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 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hippocrates by Hippocrates( Book )

17 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hippocrates, said to have been born in Cos in or before 460 BCE, learned medicine and philosophy; travelled widely as a medical doctor and teacher; was consulted by King Perdiccas of Macedon and Artaxerxes of Persia; and died perhaps at Larissa. Apparently he rejected superstition in favour of inductive reasoning and the study of real medicine as subject to natural laws, in general and in individual people as patients for treatment by medicines and surgery. Of the roughly 70 works in the Hippocratic Collection," many are not by Hippocrates; even the famous oath may not be his. But he was undeniably the "Father of Medicine
Natural history by Pliny( Book )

28 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Description of Greece by Pausanias( Book )

43 editions published between 1935 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 110 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
Description of Greece by Pausanias( Book )

40 editions published between 1935 and 2005 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1906 and 2013 in English and held by 103 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 89 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
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 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natural history in ten volumes by Pliny( Book )

31 editions published between 1940 and 2005 in English and Latin and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natural history by Pliny( Book )

27 editions published between 1951 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hippocrates by Hippocrates( Book )

39 editions published between 1931 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hippocrates, said to have been born in Cos in or before 460 BCE, learned medicine and philosophy; travelled widely as a medical doctor and teacher; was consulted by King Perdiccas of Macedon and Artaxerxes of Persia; and died perhaps at Larissa. Apparently he rejected superstition in favour of inductive reasoning and the study of real medicine as subject to natural laws, in general and in individual people as patients for treatment by medicines and surgery. Of the roughly 70 works in the 'Hippocratic Collection' many are not by Hippocrates; even the famous oath may not be his. But he was undeniably the 'Father of Medicine'
 
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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 GreeceNatural historyMalaria and Greek historyThe medical writings of Anonymus LondinensisMalaria : a neglected factor in the history of Greece and RomeDescription of Greece : in four volumes with a companion volume containing maps, plans and indicesDescription of GreeceHippocrates