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Creech, Thomas 1659-1700

Overview
Works: 205 works in 631 publications in 4 languages and 5,088 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Didactic poetry  Epic poetry, Latin  Software 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author, Annotator, Commentator, Illustrator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PA6500.M5, 133.50937
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T. Lucretius Carus, the Epicurean philosopher, his six books De natura rerum by Titus Lucretius Carus( Book )

46 editions published between 1682 and 1978 in English and Latin and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cleomenes, the Spartan heroe : a tragedy, as it is acted at the Theatre Royal by John Dryden( Book )

19 editions published between 1692 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Odes, Satyrs, and Epistles of Horace by Horace( Book )

17 editions published between 1684 and 1983 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The odes, satyrs, and epistles of Horace Done into English by Horace( Book )

28 editions published between 1684 and 1977 in English and Latin and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rapin's De carmine pastorali : prefixed to Thomas Creech's translation of the Idylliums of Theocritus (1684) by René Rapin( Book )

3 editions published between 1947 and 1967 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The idylliums of Theocritus : with Rapin's discourse of pastorals by Theocritus( Book )

11 editions published in 1684 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomica by Marcus Manilius( Book )

18 editions published between 1697 and 1979 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MARCUS MANILIUS, who lived in the reigns of Augustus and Tiberius, is the author of the earliest treatise on astrology we possess. He tells us hardly anything about himself, and is not mentioned by any other writer. His Astronomica, a Latin didactic poem in five books, begins with an account of celestial phenomena, and then proceeds to treat of the signs of the zodiac and the twelve temples; there follow instructions for calculating the horoscoping degree, and details of chronocrators, decans, injurious degrees, zodiacal geography, paranatellonta, and other technical matters. Besides exhibiting great virtuosity in rendering mathematical tables and diagrams in verse form, the poet writes with some passion about his Stoic beliefs and shows much wit and humour in his character sketches of persons born under particular stars. Perhaps taking a lead from Virgil in his Georgics, Manilius abandons the proportions of his last book to narrate the story of Perseus and Andromeda at considerable length. In spite of its undoubted elegance, the Astronomica is a difficult work, and this edition provides in addition to the first English prose translation a full guide to the poem, with copious explanatory notes and illustrative figures
Titus Lucretius Carus, his six books of Epicurean philosophy by Titus Lucretius Carus( Book )

9 editions published between 1699 and 1980 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucretius his six books of epicurean philosophy and Manilius his five books containing a system of the ancient astronomy and astrology : together with the philosophy of the Stoicks by Titus Lucretius Carus( Book )

10 editions published between 1700 and 1983 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis by Juvenal( Book )

7 editions published between 1693 and 1726 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

T. Lucretius Carus, Of the nature of things, in six books by Titus Lucretius Carus( Book )

4 editions published in 1714 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This poem by Lucretius combines a scientific and philosophical treatise with poetry. With intense moral fervour he demonstrates to humanity that in death there is nothing to fear since the soul is mortal, and the world and everything in it is governed by the mechanical laws of nature and not by gods; and that by believing this men can live in peace of mind and happiness. He bases this argument on the atomic theory expounded by the Greek philosopher Epicurus, and the poem explores sensation, sex, cosmology, meteorology, and geology with sympathy for man's place in the world. All of these subjects are made more attractive by the poetry with which he illustrates them. The Introduction gives full details of the little that is known of Lucretius' life and background in 1st century BCE Rome, and also of the Epicurean philosophy that was his inspiration. It also explores why the issues Lucretius' poem raises about the scientific and poetical views of the world continue to be important
T. Lucretius Carus the Epicurean philosopher his six books De natura rerum by Titus Lucretius Carus( Book )

7 editions published between 1682 and 1683 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The five books of Mr. Manilius : containing a system of the ancient astronomy and astrology : together with the philosophy of the Stoicks by Marcus Manilius( Book )

6 editions published between 1700 and 1979 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Titi Lucretii Cari De rerum natura libri sex by Titus Lucretius Carus( Book )

15 editions published in 1695 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The satyrs of Decimus Junius Juvenalis and of Aulus Persius Flaccus by Juvenal( Book )

7 editions published between 1726 and 1754 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Titi Lucretii Cari De rerum natura libri sex by Titus Lucretius Carus( Book )

9 editions published between 1749 and 1759 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miscellany poems : containing a new translation of Virgills eclogues, Ovid's love elegies, odes of Horace, and other authors : with several original poems by John Dryden( Book )

1 edition published in 1684 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis, and of Aulus Persius Flaccus by Juvenal( Book )

5 editions published between 1711 and 1713 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes dedicatory poem to Dryden by William Congreve
De rerum natura libri sex by Titus Lucretius Carus( Book )

11 editions published in 1835 in Latin and English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

T. Lucretii Cari De rerum natura libros sex by Titus Lucretius Carus( Book )

10 editions published in 1717 in Latin and Italian and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Creech 1659-1700

Creech 1659-1700 Mr

Creech, Mr. (Thomas), 1659-1700

Mr. Creech 1659-1700

Thomas Creech englischer Übersetzer

Thomas Creech English translator

Languages
English (217)

Latin (49)

German (3)

Italian (1)