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Monk, James Henry 1784-1856

Overview
Works: 187 works in 409 publications in 5 languages and 1,899 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Records and correspondence  Textbooks  Periodicals  Pastoral letters and charges  History  Sources  Church history 
Roles: Author, Editor, cnm, Translator
Classifications: PA3975.A5, 882.01
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Most widely held works by James Henry Monk
The life of Richard Bentley, D.D. ... : with an account of his writings and anecdotes of many distinguished characters during the period in which he flourished by James Henry Monk( Book )

34 editions published between 1830 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The correspondence of Richard Bentley, D.D., master of Trinity college, Cambridge by Richard Bentley( Book )

14 editions published between 1842 and 1977 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ricardi Porsoni adversaria by Richard Porson( Book )

21 editions published between 1812 and 1814 in Latin and English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Euripidou Hippolytos stephanēphoros = Euripidis Hippolytus coronifer by Euripides( Book )

20 editions published between 1811 and 1840 in 3 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Euripidou Alkēstis = Euripides' Alcestis by Euripides( Book )

18 editions published between 1816 and 1852 in Greek, Ancient and Greek, Modern and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Euripidis Alcestis by Euripides( Book )

9 editions published between 1823 and 1824 in Greek, Ancient and Latin and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adversaria : notae et emendationes in poetas Graecos by Richard Porson( Book )

11 editions published between 1812 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edited from Porson's notebooks by two of his Cambridge colleagues, Adversaria was published posthumously in 1812. It includes Porson's prelection (delivered when he was a candidate for the Regius Professorship of Greek) and notes and emendations to his monumental edition of Euripides as well as to editions of other Greek writings. Among his contributions to nineteenth-century classical scholarship was the discovery of a rule relating to the position of words in Greek trimeters which is still known as Porson's law. His scholarly style, which focused on metre and language rather than interpretation, set the standard for classical textual criticism at Cambridge for several decades. One of Porson's legacies was the design of a Greek typeface based on his handwriting, commissioned from Richard Austin by Cambridge University Press. 'Porson Greek' was widely used in British publications for well over a century
A vindication of the University of Cambridge, from the reflections of Sir James Edward Smith, contained in a pamphlet, entitled "Considerations respecting Cambridge," &c by James Henry Monk( Book )

11 editions published between 1818 and 1819 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Euripidis Hippolytus Coronifer : ad fidem manuscriptorum ac veterum editionum emendavit et annotationibus by Euripides( Book )

9 editions published between 1813 and 1857 in 4 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Museum criticum or, Cambridge classical researches by James Henry Monk( Book )

6 editions published between 1814 and 1826 in Latin and English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Richard Bentley, D.D. by James Henry Monk( Book )

5 editions published between 1969 and 2003 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New Testament in Lewisian short hand, lithographed from the manuscript of Thomas Coggin( Book )

2 editions published in 1849 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A letter to the Right Reverend John, Lord Bishop of Bristol, respecting an additional examination of students in the University of Cambridge by James Henry Monk( Book )

3 editions published in 1822 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Museum criticum : Cambridge classical researches, 1814-1826( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Life of Richard Bentley, D. D. Master of Trinity College ... : with an account of his writings and anecdotes of many distinguished characters during the period in which he flourished by James Henry Monk( Book )

7 editions published between 1969 and 2003 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Euripidis Fabulae quatuor scilicet Hippolytus Coronifer - Alcestis - Iphigenia in Aulide - Iphigenia in Tauris by Euripides( Book )

3 editions published in 1857 in Greek, Ancient and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charge delivered to the clergy of the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol : at his visitation in August and September, MDCCCXLI by Church of England( Book )

4 editions published in 1841 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alcestis of Euripides : literally translated into English prose from the text of Monk with the original Greek, the metres, the order, and English accentuation by Euripides( Book )

3 editions published between 1824 and 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alcestis by Euripides( Book )

8 editions published between 1818 and 1849 in 3 languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alcestis is one of Euripides' richest and most brilliant - as well as most controversial - plays. The woman who died to save her husband has proved to have a hold on the imagination almost as strong as the man who killed his father and married his mother. But, apart from D. J. Conacher's student text, no annotated edition in English has appeared for more than fifty years. The present work is designed to aid close reading and to serve as an introduction to the serious study of the play in its various aspects. The introduction covers the background to the story in myth and folktale, its treatment by other writers from antiquity to the present, the critical reception of Euripides' play, and its textual transmission and metres. The notes are designed in particular to help readers who have been learning Greek for a relatively short time. More advanced matter, such as discussion of textual problems, is placed in square brackets at the end of the note."--P 4 de la couv
Fabulæ quatuor, scilicet Hippolytus Coronifer, Alcestis, Iphigenia in Aulide, Iphigenia in Tauis by Euripides( Book )

2 editions published in 1857 in Latin and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
James Henry 1784-1856 Lord Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol

James Henry, Lord Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol, 1784-1856

James Monk British bishop

Monk, J. H.

Monk, J. H. 1784-1856

Monk, Jacobus H. 1784-1856

Monk Jacobus Henricus 1784-1856

Monk, James H. 1784-1856

Monkius, I. H. 1784-1856

Monkius, Jacobus Henricus 1784-1856

Монк, Джеймс Генри

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The life of Richard Bentley, D.D.Museum criticum : Cambridge classical researches, 1814-1826Alcestis of Euripides : literally translated into English prose from the text of Monk with the original Greek, the metres, the order, and English accentuation