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Bailey, Cyril 1871-1957

Overview
Works: 246 works in 1,345 publications in 10 languages and 12,189 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Comedy plays  Didactic poetry, Latin  Drama  Didactic poetry  History  Epic poetry  Academic theses  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, htt, Contributor, Arranger, Author of introduction, win, Annotator, Commentator, ed
Classifications: PA6483.E5, 187
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Most widely held works about Cyril Bailey
 
Most widely held works by Cyril Bailey
The way things are: the De rerum natura of Titus Lucretius Carus by Titus Lucretius Carus( Book )

297 editions published between 1890 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucretius' only extant work, written in dactylic hexameter, addressed to Gaius Memmius (who became praetor in 58 BC and failed to be converted), written c. 59 BC, possibly incomplete and lacking final revision. He faithfully reproduces the doctrines or Epicurus. Epicurus was born in Samos 341 BC, after Athens had been defeated by Philip II of Macedon. Most of his writings have perished, particularly On Nature. Lucretius regarded him as the spiritual savior of mankind. Epicureanism was a missionary philosophy, aiming to give man happiness by making him self-sufficient. Its key teachings included: Study science in order to rid yourself of unnecessary fears, especially of the gods and death. Sensation is the basis of all knowledge. Pleasure that leads to pain should be avoided and pain that leads to pleasure should not be avoided. Pleasure means freedom from pain in the body and trouble in the mind. Not all desires are to be satisfied. Most pleasure is to be obtained by living a simple life
The legacy of Rome by Cyril Bailey( Book )

131 editions published between 1900 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 1,885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is an endeavour to trace in many fields the extent of the inheritance which the modern world owes to Ancient Rome. The chapters have been written independently, and it will be seen that they are not all on the same plan. Some writers have described the contribution of Rome to civilization, and have left it to the reader to infer the extent of the legacy; others have traced the steps by which the legacy has come to us, and to this subject Professor Foligno has devoted a valuable chapter
The Greek atomists and Epicurus : a study by Cyril Bailey( Book )

48 editions published between 1928 and 1982 in English and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the development of atomism in Greece
The Stoic and Epicurean philosophers : the complete extant writings of Epicurus, Epictetus, Lucretius, Marcus Aurelius by Whitney J Oates( Book )

7 editions published between 1940 and 1957 in English and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Dust Jacket: In the writings of Epicurus, Epictetus, Lucretius and Marcus Aurelius, Greek and Roman philosophy comes into its fullest flowering. The advocates of the principles of virtue and pleasure are brought together into a single inexpensive volume for the first time; hitherto their works were obtainable only in separate, expensive editions. The four thinkers here represented have been brilliantly translated by Cyril Bailey, H.A.J. Munro, P.E. Matheson and George Long. In addition, Cleanthes' famous poem Hymn to Zeus and Matthew Arnold's Essay on Marcus Aurelius are included
Phases in the religion of ancient Rome by Cyril Bailey( Book )

40 editions published between 1932 and 1975 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oxford book of Greek verse by Gilbert Murray( Book )

19 editions published between 1930 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religion in Virgil by Cyril Bailey( Book )

42 editions published between 1935 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epicurus, the extant remains by Epicurus( Book )

32 editions published between 1926 and 1989 in 5 languages and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The religion of ancient Rome by Cyril Bailey( Book )

44 editions published between 1907 and 2019 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This fascinating book gives a concise history of religion in ancient Rome, from the earliest belief in magic to the belief in deities to the influence of Greek worship on Roman culture
The mind of Rome by Cyril Bailey( Book )

13 editions published between 1926 and 1975 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book aims at presenting a picture of the Roman outlook on life by means of specimens of Roman literature in translation
Greek poetry and life; essays presented to Gilbert Murray on his seventieth birthday, January 2, 1936 by Gilbert Murray( Book )

8 editions published between 1936 and 1967 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Con fotografia de Gilbert Murray. Texto en Ingles y griego
De rerum natura by Titus Lucretius Carus( Book )

5 editions published between 1947 and 1949 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

49 editions published between 1947 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

P. Ovidi Nasonis Fastorvm liber III by Ovid( Book )

28 editions published between 1921 and 1961 in 4 languages and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epicurus : the extant remains of the Greek text by Epicurus( Book )

4 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the surviving texts of Epicurus, an ancient Greek philosopher who founded a highly influential school of philosophy now called Epicureanism
L'Héritage de la Grèce et de Rome by M. I Finley( Book )

6 editions published in 1992 in French and Undetermined and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hugh Percy Allen by Cyril Bailey( Book )

8 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director of the Royal College of Music, 1918-1937
The clouds by Aristophanes( Book )

12 editions published between 1905 and 1952 in 3 languages and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Clouds" vigorously bares the folly of the old and new morality and ends hilariously with Strepsiades thrashed by his newly educated son -- while the old god Hermes has the last word. The play is set in the Athens of the 5th century B.C., where men have forgotten the gods and turned to rhetoric and dreams. Aristophanes ridicules the degenerate old order as well as the Sophistic new. -- From publisher's description
Titi Lvcreti Cari De rervm natvra libri sex by Titus Lucretius Carus( Book )

17 editions published between 1947 and 1998 in English and Latin and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The way things are: the De rerum natura of Titus Lucretius Carus
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The religion of ancient Rome
Alternative Names
Bailey, Cyril, 1871-1951

Bailey, Cyrill 1871-1957

Bailey, Cyrillus.

Bailey, Cyrillus 1871-1957

Bailey, Cyrillvs

Bailey, Cyrillvs 1871-1957

Bailey, Cyrilus 1871-1957

Cyril Bailey britischer Klassischer Philologe

Cyril Bailey British author, fellow, tutor and librarian at Balliol College, Oxford

Cyril Bailey Brits klassiek filoloog (1871-1957)

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