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Murray, A. T. (Augustus Taber) 1866-1940

Overview
Works: 176 works in 734 publications in 6 languages and 7,508 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Epic poetry  History  Epic poetry, Greek  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Study guides  Juvenile works  Fiction 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Other, tra
Classifications: PA4025.A5, 883.01
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The Odyssey by Homer( Book )

113 editions published between 1919 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HOMER, The works assigned to Homer include the earliest and greatest European epic poems, but nothing is known of their Greek author (if not authors) unless it is that his country was Ionia in Asia Minor. To the ancients Homeric poetry at first was all the old epics, especially about Thebes and Troy; then 'Homer' was credited only with the Iliad and the Odyssey which we still have, and some minor poems of which we include Homeric Hymns in the volume containing Hesoid. The 24 books of the Iliad concern the 'anger of Achilles' during the war of the Greeks against Troy, extending from Achilles' quarrel with Agamemnon to the burial of Hector. The Odyssey presents the fortunes of Odysseus and his son Telamachus after the fall of Troy, and Odysseus' return home to Ithaca and his revenge on the rapacious suitors of his wife Penelope. It would require a book to list the work of scholarship done on these marvellous narratives of which part at least of the greatness can be suggested in translation
The Iliad by Homer( Book )

131 editions published between 1924 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is a new Loeb Classical Library edition of Homer's stirring heroic account of the Trojan war and its passions. The eloquent and dramatic epic poem captures the terrible anger of Achilles, "the best of the Achaeans," over a grave insult to his personal honor and relates its tragic result: a chain of consequences that prove devastating for the Greek forces besieging Troy, for noble Trojans, and for Achilles himself. The poet gives us compelling characterizations of his protagonists as well as a remarkable study of the heroic code in antiquity. The works attributed to Homer include the two oldest and greatest European epic poems, the Odyssey and the Iliad. These have been published in the Loeb Classical Library for three quarters of a century, the Greek text facing a faithful and literate prose translation by A.T. Murray. William F. Wyatt now brings the Loeb's Iliad up to date, with a rendering that retains Murray's admirable style but is written for today's readers
Private orations by Demosthenes( Book )

11 editions published between 1936 and 1965 in 4 languages and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Iliad by Homer( Book )

in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demosthenes by Demosthenes( Book )

22 editions published between 1954 and 1998 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demosthenes (384-322 BCE), orator at Athens, was a pleader in law courts who later became also a champion of Athenian greatness and Greek resistance to Philip of Macedon. His steadfastness, pungent argument, and severe control of language gained him early reputation as the best of Greek orators, and his works provide vivid pictures of contemporary life
Four plays of Euripides: Alcestis, Medea, Hippolytus, & Iphigeneia among the Taurians by Euripides( Book )

2 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The march up country : a translation of Xenophon's Anabasis by Xenophon( Book )

7 editions published in 1914 in Greek, Ancient and English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xenophon (ca. 430 to ca. 354 BCE) was a wealthy Athenian and friend of Socrates. He left Athens in 401 and joined an expedition including ten thousand Greeks led by the Persian governor Cyrus against the Persian king. After the defeat of Cyrus, it fell to Xenophon to lead the Greeks from the gates of Babylon back to the coast through inhospitable lands. Later he wrote the famous vivid account of this 'March Up-Country' (Anabasis); but meanwhile he entered service under the Spartans against the Persian king, married happily, and joined the staff of the Spartan king, Agesilaus. But Athens was at war with Sparta in 394 and so exiled Xenophon. The Spartans gave him an estate near Elis where he lived for years writing and hunting and educating his sons. Reconciled to Sparta, Athens restored Xenophon to honour but he preferred to retire to Corinth. Xenophon's Anabasis is a true story of remarkable adventures
The Odyssey by Homer( Book )

23 editions published between 1919 and 2006 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eerste deel van een tweedelige tekstuitgave van het Oudgriekse epos over de omzwervingen van Odysseus; met Engelse vertaling en voetnoten
Demosthenes by Demosthenes( Book )

40 editions published between 1939 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demosthenes by Demosthenes( Book )

41 editions published between 1939 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demosthenes (384-322 BCE), orator at Athens, was a pleader in law courts who later became also a champion of Athenian greatness and Greek resistance to Philip of Macedon. His steadfastness, pungent argument, and severe control of language gained him early reputation as the best of Greek orators, and his works provide vivid pictures of contemporary life
Private orations by Demosthenes( Book )

39 editions published between 1936 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greek and English on opposite pages A 4th vol was apparently projected but never published Bibliography: v 1, p x; v 2, p vii; v 3, p vii
Iliad by Homer( Book )

23 editions published between 1924 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is a new Loeb Classical Library edition of Homer's stirring heroic account of the Trojan war and its passions. The eloquent and dramatic epic poem captures the terrible anger of Achilles, "the best of the Achaeans," over a grave insult to his personal honor and relates its tragic result‒a chain of consequences that proves devastating for the Greek forces besieging Troy, for noble Trojans, and for Achilles himself. The poet gives us compelling characterizations of his protagonists as well as a remarkable study of the heroic code in antiquity. The works attributed to Homer include the two oldest and greatest European epic poems, the Odyssey and the Iliad. These have been published in the Loeb Classical Library for three quarters of a century, the Greek text facing a faithful and literate prose translation by A. T. Murray. William F. Wyatt now brings the Loeb's Iliad up to date, with a rendering that retains Murray's admirable style but is written for today's readers
The Odyssey by Homer( Book )

19 editions published between 1919 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tweede deel van een tweedelige tekstuitgave van het Oudgriekse epos over de omzwervingen van Odysseus; met Engelse vertaling en voetnoten
Private orations by Demosthenes( Book )

in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demosthenes, with an English translation by Demosthenes( Book )

4 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demosthenes by Demosthenes( Book )

20 editions published between 1936 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Iliad by Homer( Book )

19 editions published between 1925 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is a new Loeb Classical Library edition of Homer's stirring heroic account of the Trojan war and its passions. The eloquent and dramatic epic poem captures the terrible anger of Achilles, "the best of the Achaeans," over a grave insult to his personal honor and relates its tragic result‒a chain of consequences that proves devastating for the Greek forces besieging Troy, for noble Trojans, and for Achilles himself. The poet gives us compelling characterizations of his protagonists as well as a remarkable study of the heroic code in antiquity. The works attributed to Homer include the two oldest and greatest European epic poems, the Odyssey and the Iliad. These have been published in the Loeb Classical Library for three quarters of a century, the Greek text facing a faithful and literate prose translation by A. T. Murray. William F. Wyatt now brings the Loeb's Iliad up to date, with a rendering that retains Murray's admirable style but is written for today's readers
Greek composition for colleges; with extracts for sight-translation by A. T Murray( Book )

4 editions published between 1902 and 1930 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection from the religious poems of John Greenleaf Whittier, with an interpretive essay by John Greenleaf Whittier( Book )

3 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orations by Demosthenes( )

2 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demosthenes (384-322 BCE), orator at Athens, was a pleader in law courts who later became also a champion of Athenian greatness and Greek resistance to Philip of Macedon. His steadfastness, pungent argument, and severe control of language gained him early reputation as the best of Greek orators, and his works provide vivid pictures of contemporary life
 
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Alternative Names
Augustus Murray

Augustus Taber Murray American classical philologist

Augustus Taber Murray Amerikaans klassiek filoloog (1866-1940)

Augustus Taber Murray US-amerikanischer Klassischer Philologe

Murray, A.T.

Murray, A.T. 1866-1940

Murray, Aug. Thd. 1866-1940

Murray, August Taber, 1866-1940

Murray, Augustus Faber, 1866-1940

Murray, Augustus Taber 1866-1940

Taber Murray, Augustus

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