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Creech, Thomas 1659-1700

Overview
Works: 172 works in 561 publications in 4 languages and 4,602 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Controversial literature  Portraits  Concordances 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author, Illustrator
Classifications: AC4, 871.1
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The odes, satyrs, and epistles of Horace Done into English by Mr. Creech by Horace( Book )
40 editions published between 1684 and 1737 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Titus Lucretius Carus, his six books of Epicurean philosophy done into English verse, with notes. By T. Creech by Titus Lucretius Carus( Book )
29 editions published between 1619 and 1980 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
T. Lucretius Carus, the Epicurean philosopher, his six books De natura rerum by Titus Lucretius Carus( Book )
26 editions published between 1682 and 1683 in English and Latin and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cleomenes, the Spartan heroe a tragedy, as it is acted at the Theatre Royal by John Dryden( Book )
16 editions published between 1692 and 1953 in English and Undetermined and held by 339 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 )
18 editions published between 1697 and 1967 in English and held by 265 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 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The idylliums of Theocritus with Rapin's discourse of pastorals by Theocritus( Book )
10 editions published in 1684 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis: and of Aulus Persius Flaccus. Translated into English verse by Mr. Dryden, and several other eminent hands. To which is prefix'd a discourse Concerning the Original and Progress of Satir by Juvenal( Book )
16 editions published between 1693 and 1822 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes dedicatory poem to Dryden by William Congreve
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 in 1700 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
T. Lucretius Carus, Of the nature of things, in six books by Titus Lucretius Carus( Book )
10 editions published between 1714 and 1722 in English and held by 139 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
Titi Lucretii Cari De rerum natura libri sex by Titus Lucretius Carus( Book )
9 editions published in 1695 in Latin and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De rerum natura libri sex; quintum recensuit Joseph Martin by Titus Lucretius Carus( Book )
17 editions published between 1695 and 1835 in 3 languages and held by 76 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
T. Lucretii Cari de rerum natura libros sex interpretatione et notis illustravit Thomas Creech, Collegii omnium animarum socius by Titus Lucretius Carus( Book )
10 editions published in 1717 in Latin and Italian and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Titi Lucretii Cari de rerum natura libri sex by Titus Lucretius Carus( Book )
7 editions published between 1749 and 1759 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The satyrs of Decimus Juvenalis: and of Aulus Persius Flaccus by Juvenal( Book )
2 editions published in 1726 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
T. Lucretii Cari De rerum natura libri sex by Titus Lucretius Carus( Book )
9 editions published in 1770 in Latin and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Religio laici or, a layman's faith. A poem. Written by Mr. Dryden by John Dryden( Book )
2 editions published in 1683 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Titi Lucretii Cari De rerum natura libri sex by Titus Lucretius Carus( Book )
6 editions published in 1835 in Latin and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
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Languages
English (204)
Latin (69)
German (3)
Italian (2)