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Lattimore, Richmond 1906-1984

Overview
Works: 232 works in 954 publications in 3 languages and 42,249 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Epic poetry, Greek  Stories, plots, etc  History  Illustrations  Textbooks  Gazetteers  Fiction 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Performer
Classifications: PA4025.A2, 883.1
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Richmond Lattimore, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Richmond Lattimore
The Iliad by Homer ( Book )
78 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,521 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 of Homer by Homer ( Book )
36 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in English and held by 3,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A complete translation of the Greek poem recounting the experience of Odysseus during his return from the Trojan War
The complete Greek tragedies by David Grene ( Book )
60 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American poetry : the twentieth century by The Library of America ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,384 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
Euripides by Euripides ( Book )
28 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,097 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 odes of Pindar by Pindar ( Book )
28 editions published between 1926 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Greek and English on opposite pages Frontispiece accompanied by guard sheet with descriptive letterpress Bibliography: p xliii-xiv
Iphigeneia in Tauris by Euripides ( Book )
15 editions published between 1973 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The modern reader may have difficulty conceiving of Iphigeneia in Tauris as tragedy, for the term in our sense is associated with downfall, death, and disaster. But to the ancient Greeks, the use of heroic legend, the tragic diction and meters, and the tragic actors would have defined it as pure tragedy, the happy ending notwithstanding. While not one of his ""deep"" dramatic works, the play is Euripidean in many respects, above all in its recurrent theme of escape, symbolized in the rescue of Iphigeneia by Artemis, to whom she was about to be sacrificed. Richmond Lattimore--who has been calle
Aeschylus by Aeschylus ( Book )
20 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and held by 1,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Greek tragedies by David Grene ( Book )
28 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains translations of plays by Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides; a selection from The Complete Greek tragedies
The poetry of Greek tragedy by Richmond Lattimore ( Book )
34 editions published between 1958 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,562 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 )
28 editions published between 1949 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 1,461 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 )
22 editions published between 1964 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The four Gospels and the Revelation by tr Richmond Alexander Lattimore ( Book )
15 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The works and days. Theogony. The shield of Herakles by Hesiod ( Book )
9 editions published between 1959 and 1978 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Epic poems by one who has been called the first Greek philosopher and theologian
Oresteia : Agamemnon, the Libation bearers, the Eumenides by Aeschylus ( )
22 editions published between 1953 and 1992 in English and held by 987 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 frogs by Aristophanes ( Book )
10 editions published between 1962 and 1989 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Visiting the underworld, the god Dionysus seeks the counsel of the dead tragedians Aeschylus and Euripides on how to bring good writing back to Athens. A fierce debate - full of scathing insults and literary satire - ensues between the two dramatists
Four comedies: Lysistrata; The Acharnians; The congresswomen, translated by Douglass Parker. The frogs, translated by Richmond Lattimore by Aristophanes ( Book )
5 editions published between 1969 and 1990 in English and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Homer's Odyssey : a companion to the translation of Richmond Lattimore by P. V Jones ( Book )
9 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Themes in Greek and Latin epitaphs by Richmond Lattimore ( Book )
33 editions published between 1934 and 1962 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Acts and letters of the Apostles ( Book )
6 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Acts of the Apostles, which Richmond Lattimore calls "the earliest consecutive story of early Christianity that we have," and the three groups of Letters of the Apostles - those of Saint Paul, the letters to the Hebrews, and the General Letters - are now made available to complete the New Testament in his translation. His aim has been to provide a simple, literal rendering in which the syntax and order of the Greek dictate the character of the English style."--Book jacket
 
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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
Languages
English (475)
Greek, Ancient (2)
French (1)
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