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Stanyhurst, Richard 1547-1618

Overview
Works: 132 works in 336 publications in 5 languages and 2,292 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Poetry  Sources  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Lyricist, tra
Classifications: DA130, 941
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Most widely held works by Richard Stanyhurst
Holinshed's Chronicles by Raphael Holinshed( Book )
18 editions published between 1577 and 2006 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alison Taufer presents an overview of all areas of the "Chronicles" and identifies Raphael Holinshed and the other authors
Translation of the first four books of the Aeneis of P. Vergilius Maro with other poetical devices thereto annexed. (June) 1582 by Virgil( Book )
21 editions published between 1582 and 1967 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Holinshed's Irish Chronicle : the historie of Irelande from the first inhabitation thereof, unto the yeare 1509 by Raphael Holinshed( Book )
5 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Great deeds in Ireland : Richard Stanihurst's De rebus in Hibernia gestis by Richard Stanyhurst( Book )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Great Deeds in Ireland is the first full translation of the controversial Latin history of Ireland by the famous Dublin intellectual, Richard Stanihurst. Written after he fled Elizabethan London for the Netherlands, De Rebus in Hibernia Gestis was published in 1584 by Christopher Plantin, the greatest printer of the age. In facing Latin and English texts, Great Deeds in Ireland provides a contemporary account of Ireland's geography and people and what the author considered to be the greatest event in Irish history - the Anglo-Norman conquest. Relying on the work of Giraldus Cambrensis, Stanihurst celebrated the origins of the English colony in Ireland whilst simultaneously allegorizing the dilemma facing his own community from a new wave of Protestant English conquerors. The Anglo-Irishman's attempt to introduce Ireland to Europe's Renaissance elite in a literary tour-de-force went awry after many Gaelic Irish, also exiled on the continent, objected to the book's satirical portrayal of Ireland's clergy and its representation of the country's customs, history and learned classes. The book was burned on the orders of the Inquisition in Portugal, marked prohibido in libraries in Spain and provoked a number of angry responses from readers and other writers over the following eighty years. Because of its centrality to debates about Ireland, Stanihurst's De Rebus was the first book translation undertaken by the Centre for Neo-Latin Studies established at University College Cork for the study of this hitherto neglected corpus of Irish literature."--Publisher's website
Richard Stanyhurst's Aeneis by Virgil( Book )
9 editions published in 1933 in 4 languages and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thee first foure bookes of Virgil his Aeneis translated intoo English heroical verse by Richard Stanyhurst, wyth oother poëtical diuises theretoo annexed by Virgil( )
7 editions published between 1582 and 1992 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Richardi Stanihursti Dubliniensis De rebvs in Hibernia gestis, libri qvattvor by Richard Stanyhurst( Book )
8 editions published in 1584 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first foure bookes of Virgils Æneis, translated into English heroicall verse, by Richard Stanyhurst: with other poëticll [sic] deuises thereto annexed by Virgil( Book )
11 editions published in 1583 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first and second volumes of Chronicles : comprising 1. The description and historie of England, 2. The description and historie of Ireland, 3. The description and historie of Scotland by Raphael Holinshed( Book )
10 editions published between 1585 and 1723 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aqua vitæ : its commodities describ'd by Richard Stanyhurst( Book )
3 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The commodities of aqua vitae by Richard Stanyhurst( Book )
6 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first four books of the Æneid of Virgil, in English heroic verse. With other translations and poems by Virgil( Book )
5 editions published in 1836 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De Vita S. Patricii Hiberniæ Apostoli libri II by Richard Stanyhurst( Book )
13 editions published in 1587 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The firste [laste] volume of the chronicles of England, Scotlande, and Irelande by Raphael Holinshed( )
2 editions published in 1577 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The firste[-laste] volume of the Chronicles of England, Scotlande, and Irelande ... by Raphael Holinshed( Book )
3 editions published in 1577 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Too thee Right Honovrable my verie looving broother, thee Lord Baron of Dvnsanye [in, Thee first fovr bookes of Virgil His Aenis] by Richard Stanyhurst( )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Stanihurst, Richard
Stanihurst, Richard 1547-1618
Stanihurstus, Rich 1547-1618
Stanihurstus, Richardus
Stanihurstus, Richardus 1547-1618
Stanyhurst, Richard.
Stanyhurst Richard 1547-1618
Languages
English (130)
Latin (25)
German (13)
Dutch (3)
Norwegian (1)