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Rieu, E. V. (Emile Victor) 1887-1972

Overview
Works: 157 works in 520 publications in 3 languages and 8,438 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Epic poetry  Epic poetry, Greek  Fiction  Study guides  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Conference papers and proceedings  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, tra, Other
Classifications: PA4025.A5, 883.01
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by E. V Rieu
The Iliad by Homer( Book )

58 editions published between 1950 and 2003 in English and Turkish and held by 1,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the Greek siege of Troy and the war that ensued
The Odyssey by Homer( Book )

69 editions published between 1945 and 1996 in English and Turkish and held by 1,761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homer's masterpiecce tells the story of Odysseus, the ideal Greek hero, as he travels home to Ithaca after the Trojan War--a journey of many years and countless adventures
Argonautica by Apollonius( Book )

35 editions published between 1959 and 2006 in English and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Apollonius Rhodius's Argonautica, composed in the third century B.C.E., is the epic retelling of Jason's quest for the golden fleece. Along with his contemporaries Callimachus and Theocritus, Apollonius refashioned Greek poetry to meet the interests and aesthetics of a Hellenistic audience, especially that of Alexandria in the Ptolemaic period following Alexander's death. In this carefully crafted work of 5,835 hexameter verses in four books, the author draws on the preceding literary traditions of epic (Homer), lyric (Pindar), and tragedy (especially Euripides) but creates an innovative and complex narrative that includes geography, religion, ethnography, mythology, adventure, exploration, human psychology, and, most of all, the coming of age and love affair of Jason and Medea. It greatly influenced Roman authors such as Catullus, Virgil, and Ovid, and was imitated by Valerius Flaccus." "This new edition of the first volume in the Loeb Classical Library offers a fresh translation and an improved text."--Jacket
The Odyssey by Homer( Book )

11 editions published between 1946 and 2009 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic poem recounting the experiences of Odysseus during his return from the Trojan War
The Odyssey of Homer by Homer( Book )

16 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic poem recounting the experiences of Odysseus during his return from the Trojan War
The four Gospels by E. V Rieu( Book )

26 editions published between 1952 and 1961 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pastoral poems: the text of the Eclogues by Virgil( Book )

25 editions published between 1949 and 1982 in English and Latin and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The illustrated Odyssey by Homer( Book )

5 editions published between 1946 and 1981 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The flattered flying fish : and other poems by E. V Rieu( Book )

6 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pastoral poems by Virgil( Book )

10 editions published between 1949 and 1972 in English and Latin and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book of Latin poetry, from Ennius to Hadrian by E. V Rieu( Book )

13 editions published between 1925 and 1965 in English and Latin and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Odyssey by Homer( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Iliad by Homer( Book )

2 editions published between 1953 and 1986 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Iliad by Homer( Book )

3 editions published between 1966 and 1975 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

St. Mark's gospel : a new translation from the Greek by Mark( Book )

8 editions published in 1951 in English and Undetermined and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Odyssey by Homer( Book )

9 editions published between 1945 and 1973 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Puffin quartet of poets: Eleanor Farjeon, James Reeves, E.V. Rieu [and] Ian Serraillier by Eleanor Graham( Book )

6 editions published between 1958 and 1984 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Puffin quartet containing substantial selections from the poems of four of our finest writers of children's verse: Eleanor Farjeon, James Reeves, E.V. Rieu, Ian Serraillier, with notes on the authors and their methods of composing"--Back cover
The Iliad [by] Homer : note by Robin Sowerby( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Iliad by Homer( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centres on the critical events in the last year of the Trojan War, which lead to Achilleus' killing of Hektor and determines the fate of Troy. This book presents a universal and tragic view of the world, of human life lived under the shadow of suffering and death, set against a vast and largely unpitying divine background
The voyage of Argo by Apollonius( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written in the third century B.C., Apollonius' epic poem is the only full account of the legendary voyage of Jason and the Argonauts in search of the golden fleece
 
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The Iliad
Alternative Names
E. V. Rieu poeta británico

Emile Victor Rieu angielski literaturoznawca i tłumacz

Rieu, E. V.

Rieu, E.V. 1887-1972

Rieu, Emil V.

Rieu, Emile Victor

Rieu, Emile Victor 1887-1972

Languages
English (304)

Latin (6)

Turkish (2)

Covers
The OdysseyArgonauticaThe OdysseyThe Odyssey of HomerThe pastoral poems: the text of the EcloguesThe OdysseyThe Iliad [by] Homer : note