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Lattimore, Richmond 1906-1984

Overview
Works: 324 works in 1,372 publications in 5 languages and 43,723 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Drama  Epic poetry  Epic poetry, Greek  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Tragedies (Drama)  Mythological plays  Comedy plays  History  Stories, plots, etc 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Annotator, tra, Performer
Classifications: PA4025.A5, 883.01
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Most widely held works by Richmond Lattimore
The Iliad by Homer( Book )

118 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 4,531 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 Odyssey by Homer( Book )

51 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in English and held by 3,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complete translation of the Greek poem recounting the experience of Odysseus during his return from the Trojan War
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,346 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( )

22 editions published between 1973 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,214 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 odes of Pindar by Pindar( Book )

37 editions published between 1926 and 1976 in English and German and held by 1,671 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 )

28 editions published between 1060 and 1992 in English and held by 1,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aeschylus by Aeschylus( Book )

28 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixty years ago, the University of Chicago Press undertook a momentous project: a new translation of the Greek tragedies that would be the ultimate resource for teachers, students, and readers. They succeeded. Under the expert management of eminent classicists David Grene and Richmond Lattimore, those translations combined accuracy, poetic immediacy, and clarity of presentation to render the surviving masterpieces of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides in an English so lively and compelling that they remain the standard translations. Today, Chicago is taking pains to ensure that our Greek tragedies remain the leading English-language versions throughout the twenty-first century
The poetry of Greek tragedy by Richmond Lattimore( Book )

39 editions published between 1958 and 2003 in English and French and held by 1,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Six lectures ... given at the Johns Hopkins University in January, 1957, on the Percy Turnbull Memorial Lectureship of Poetry."
Greek lyrics by Richmond Lattimore( Book )

41 editions published between 1949 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 1,435 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
Euripides by Euripides( Book )

26 editions published between 1955 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,368 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
Story patterns in Greek tragedy by Richmond Lattimore( Book )

32 editions published between 1964 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,328 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
Greek tragedies by David Grene( Book )

33 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,197 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 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poet and translator of Greek classics Richard Lattimore applies his skills to the four gospels and the Revelation
Oresteia : Agamemnon, the Libation bearers, the Eumenides by Aeschylus( Book )

25 editions published between 1953 and 1992 in English and held by 973 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
The works and days. Theogony. The shield of Herakles by Hesiod( Book )

15 editions published between 1959 and 1978 in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic poems by one who has been called the first Greek philosopher and theologian
Euripides V by Euripides( Book )

41 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and held by 954 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 frogs by Aristophanes( Book )

15 editions published between 1962 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 912 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
The complete Greek tragedies by David Grene( Book )

15 editions published between 1941 and 1959 in English and Undetermined and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V. 1. Aeschylus I: Agamemnon. The libation bearers. The Eumenides. Prometheus bound. --v. 3. Sophocles I: Oedipus the King. Oedipus at Colonus. Antigone. --v. 4. Sophocles II: Ajax. The women of Trachis. Electra. Philoctetes.--v. 5. Euripides I: Alcestis. The Medea. The Heracleidae. Hippolytus. The cyclops. Heracles. Iphigenia in Tauris.--v. 6. Euripides II: Helen. Hecuba. Andromache. The Trojan women. Ion. Rhesus. The suppliant women.--v. 7. Euripides III: Orestes. Iphigenia in Aulis. Electra. The Phonecian women. The Bacchae
Four comedies : Lysistrata, The Acharnians, The congresswomen, translated by Douglass Parker ; The frogs, translated by Richmond Lattimore by Aristophanes( Book )

11 editions published between 1969 and 1992 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Iliad
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The OdysseyAmerican poetry : the twentieth centuryIphigeneia in TaurisThe complete Greek tragediesAeschylusThe poetry of Greek tragedyGreek lyricsEuripides
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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