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Warner, Rex 1905-1986

Overview
Works: 293 works in 1,509 publications in 9 languages and 27,623 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Drama  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Autobiographies  Juvenile works  Political fiction  Christian fiction  Concordances 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, tra, Other
Classifications: BR65.A6, 242
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History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides( Book )

73 editions published between 1950 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A translation of Thucydide's history of the wars between Athens and Sparta is critically introduced
The Persian expedition by Xenophon( Book )

48 editions published between 1051 and 2009 in English and held by 1,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical background on the Anabasis prefaces the classic account of the Greek efforts to place Cyrus on the Persian throne during the fourth century B.C
Fall of the Roman Republic: Marius, Sulla, Crassus, Pompey, Caesar, Cicero: six lives by Plutarch( Book )

66 editions published between 1958 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dramatic artist and philosopher, Plutarch is widely regarded as the most significant writer of his era, and this collection, taken from his Lives, illuminates the twilight of the old Roman Republic from 120 to 43 B.C. Here he provides sharp and succinct biographies of the greatest statesmen of this turbulent period. Whether describing the power struggle between Marius and Sulla, the battle between Crassus and Spartacus, the death of political idealist Cato, Julius Caesar's brilliant but bloody triumph in Gaul or the eloquent oratory of Cicero, all these accounts offer a fascinating insight into an empire wracked by political divisions
E.M. Forster by Rex Warner( Book )

102 editions published between 1950 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The aerodrome : a love story by Rex Warner( Book )

74 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1941, The Aerodrome is one of the few works of fiction in the twentieth century to understand the dangerous yet glamorous appeal of fascism and the less than satisfactory answer of traditional democracy - and to transmute their deadly opposition into terms of enduring art. Rex Warner brilliantly invents, on one side, a thoroughly degenerate Village representing fallen man, and on the other side a great Aerodrome dedicated to ruthless efficiency. The ideological struggle between the idealistic Air Vice-Marshal and the hero-narrator from the Village is portrayed with poetry, narrative speed, and great simplicity of language. It is a great symbolic novel of our time, as pertinent today as when it was written
On the Greek style; selected essays in poetry and Hellenism by George Seferis( Book )

20 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of my times (Hellenica) by Xenophon( Book )

23 editions published between 1966 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by George Seferis( Book )

17 editions published between 1960 and 1978 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Seferis is regarded as one of the greatest poets. This volume is the first comprehensive collection of his poetry to appear in the United States. It has been translated from the Greek by Rex Warner, distinguished classicist, novelist and translator of Euripides. -- Book jacket
The young Caesar by Rex Warner( Book )

60 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julius Caesar's life up to his 43d year
Men of Athens; the story of fifth century Athens by Rex Warner( Book )

14 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stories of the Greeks by Rex Warner( Book )

9 editions published between 1967 and 1979 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Stories of the Greeks is a one-volume edition of Rex Warner's three highly praised books on the gods, heroes, and wars of ancient Greece: Men and Gods, Greeks and Trojans, and The Vengeance of the Gods
Imperial Caesar by Rex Warner( Book )

43 editions published between 1960 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The confessions of Saint Augustine by Augustine( Book )

13 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition of the classic literary work of St. Augustine is translated by Oxford scholar Rex Warner and features a revised bibliography. In this autobiography, St. Augustine describes his journey from sin to sainthood, and examines all of humanity's great concerns including the ethical conflict between good and evil
The cult of power, essays by Rex Warner( Book )

20 editions published between 1946 and 1969 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eternal Greece by Rex Warner( Book )

29 editions published between 1953 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Men and gods by Rex Warner( Book )

47 editions published between 1950 and 1996 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Greek philosophers by Rex Warner( Book )

20 editions published between 1958 and 1986 in English and Arabic and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a survey of the Greek philosophers and their key ideas analyzed and interpreted in their historical context
Pericles the Athenian by Rex Warner( Book )

34 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise and struggles of the great Pericles, as told by the philosopher Anaxagores, his friend and teacher
The converts; a historical novel by Rex Warner( Book )

15 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An Atlantic Monthly Press book."
Medea by Euripides( Book )

12 editions published between 1944 and 1993 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patrick Hayes in association with the Friday Morning Music Club & the Greek Theatre Association (Los Angeles) and in cooperation with the Saint Andrew Fellowship of the Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral presents the "Greek Tragedy Theatre Piraikon Theatron," under the honorary patronage of the Ambassador of Greece and Mrs. Matsas, founder-producer-director: Dimitrios Rondiris, Euripides: "Medea," tragedy, production: D. Rondiris, choreography: Loukia, music: K. Kydoniatis
 
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History of the Peloponnesian War
Alternative Names
Rex Warner britischer Schriftsteller, Philologe und Übersetzer

Rex Warner britisk poet

Rex Warner Brits dichter (1905-1986)

Rex Warner brittisk poet

Rex Warner scrittore e traduttore inglese

Warner, R.

Warner, Reginald Ernest

Warner, Reginald Ernest 1905-1986

Warner, Rex

Warner, Rex Ernest 1905-1986

רקס וורנר

רקס וורנר סופר בריטי

ريكس وورنر، 1905-1986

ウォーナー, R

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The Persian expeditionFall of the Roman Republic: Marius, Sulla, Crassus, Pompey, Caesar, Cicero: six livesThe aerodrome : a love storyOn the Greek style; selected essays in poetry and HellenismHistory of my times (Hellenica)The young CaesarImperial CaesarThe confessions of Saint Augustine