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Marg, Walter

Overview
Works: 96 works in 445 publications in 7 languages and 2,572 library holdings
Genres: History  Poetry  Love poetry  Elegies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Didactic poetry, Latin  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Honoree, Commentator, Creator, Author of introduction, Contributor, tra
Classifications: D58, 930
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Most widely held works about Walter Marg
 
Most widely held works by Walter Marg
Herodot; eine Auswahl aus der neueren Forschung by Walter Marg( Book )

47 editions published between 1962 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De natura mundi et animae by Timaeus( Book )

28 editions published in 1972 in 7 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The loves ; The art of beauty ; The remedies for love ; and the art of love by Ovid( Book )

62 editions published between 1956 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most sophisticated and daring poetic ironist of the early Roman Empire, Publius Ovidius Naso, is perhaps best known for his oft-imitated Metamorphoses. But the Roman poet also wrote lively and lewd verse on the subjects of love, sex, marriage, and adultery--a playful parody of the earnest erotic poetry traditions established by his literary ancestors. The Amores, Ovid's first completed book of poetry, explores the conventional mode of erotic elegy with some subversive and silly twists: the poetic narrator sets up a lyrical altar to an unattainable woman only to knock it down by poking fun at her imperfections. Ars Amatoria takes the form of didactic verse in which a purportedly mature and experienced narrator instructs men and women alike on how to best play their hands at the long con of love. Ovid's Erotic Poems offers a modern English translation of the Amores and Ars Amatoria that retains the irreverent wit and verve of the original. Award-winning poet Len Krisak captures the music of Ovid's richly textured Latin meters through rhyming couplets that render the verse as playful and agile as it was meant to be. Sophisticated, satirical, and wildly self-referential, Ovid's Erotic Poems is not just a wickedly funny send-up of romantic and sexual mores but also a sharp critique of literary technique and poetic convention.--Provided by publisher
Homer über die Dichtung by Walter Marg( Book )

26 editions published between 1957 and 1971 in German and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plotins Schriften by Plotinus( Book )

in German and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gnomosyne : menschliches Denken und Handeln in der frühgriechischen Literatur : Festschrift für Walter Marg zum 70. Geburtstag( Book )

8 editions published in 1981 in German and English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eigenart der Griechen : Einführung in die griechische Kultur by Richard Harder( Book )

12 editions published in 1962 in German and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Charakter in der Sprache der frühgriechischen Dichtung (Semonides, Homer, Pindar) by Walter Marg( Book )

18 editions published between 1937 and 1938 in German and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Griechische Lyrik in deutschen Übertragungen by Walter Marg( Book )

10 editions published between 1964 and 1989 in German and Undetermined and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sämtliche Gedichte : Theogonie, Erga, Frauenkataloge by Hesiod( Book )

7 editions published between 1970 and 1984 in German and Undetermined and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history by Herodotus( Book )

10 editions published between 1973 and 1991 in German and Undetermined and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Grene, one of the best known translators of the Greek classics, splendidly captures the peculiar quality of Herodotus, the father of history. Here is the historian, investigating and judging what he has seen, heard, and read, and seeking out the true causes and consequences of the great deeds of the past. In his History, the war between the Greeks and Persians, the origins of their enmity, and all the more general features of the civilizations of the world of his day are seen as a unity and expressed as the vision of one man who as a child lived through the last of the great acts in this universal drama. In Grene's remarkable translation and commentary, we see the historian as a storyteller, combining through his own narration the skeletal "historical" facts and the imaginative reality toward which his story reaches. Herodotus emerges in all his charm and complexity as a writer and the first historian in the Western tradition, perhaps unique in the way he has seen the interrelation of fact and fantasy
Geschichten und Geschichte by Herodotus( Book )

8 editions published between 1973 and 1990 in German and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ausgewählte Schriften by Plotinus( Book )

7 editions published between 1973 and 1986 in German and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Über Plotins Leben und über die Ordnung seiner Schriften : Text, Übersetzung, Anmerkungen by Porphyry( Book )

4 editions published between 1958 and 1999 in German and Greek, Ancient and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liebesgedichte : lateinisch und deutsch = Amores by Ovid( Book )

11 editions published between 1956 and 1996 in German and Latin and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kleine Schriften by Richard Harder( Book )

14 editions published in 1960 in 3 languages and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Werke und Tage : Griechisch/Deutsch by Hesiod( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in German and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam̈tliche Gedichte by Hesiod( Book )

9 editions published between 1970 and 1984 in German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Marg, Walter Otto Hugo 1910-1983

Walter Marg deutscher klassischer Philologe

Walter Marg Duits vertaler (1910-1983)

Walter Marg German classic scholar

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