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Mozley, J. H. (John Henry)

Overview
Works: 80 works in 482 publications in 4 languages and 5,347 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Epic poetry  History  Church history  Humor  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Epic poetry, Latin  Anecdotes  Software 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author, Author of introduction, tra, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PA6156, 871
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Most widely held works about J. H Mozley
  • Statius by P. Papinius Statius( Book )
 
Most widely held works by J. H Mozley
The art of love and other poems by Ovid( Book )

100 editions published between 1929 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valerius Flaccus by Gaius Valerius Flaccus( Book )

99 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valerius Flaccus, Gaius, Latin poet who flourished in the period ca. AD70-90, composed in smooth and sometimes obscure style an incomplete epic Argonautica in eight books, on the Quest for the Golden Fleece. The poem is typical of his age, being a free re-handling of the story already told by Apollonius Rhodius, to whom he is superior in arrangement, vividness, and description of character. Valerius' poem shows much imitation of the language and thought of Virgil, and much learning. The chief interest of the epic lies in the relationship between Medea and Jason, especially the growth of Medea's love, where Valerius is at his best. The long series of adventures and various Roman allusions suggest that the poet meant to do honour to Vespasian (to whom the epic is dedicated) with special reference to that emperor's ships in water around Britain. -- Jacket
Statius by P. Papinius Statius( Book )

72 editions published between 1928 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Statius' Silvae, thirty-two occasional poems, were written probably between 89 and 96 AD. Here the poet congratulates friends, consoles mourners, sends thanks, admires a memorable scene. The verse is light in touch, with a distinct picture quality. Statius gives us in these impromptu poems clear images of Domitian's Rome. Statius published his Thebaid in the last decade of the first century. This epic recounting the struggle between the two sons of Oedipus for the kingship of Thebes is his masterpiece, a stirring exploration of the passions of civil war. The extant portion of his unfinished Achilleid is strikingly different in tone; this second epic begins as a charming account of Achilles' life. -- Jacket
A mirror for fools; the book of Burnel the ass by Nigellus Wireker( Book )

13 editions published between 1961 and 1963 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speculum stultorum by Nigellus Wireker( Book )

14 editions published in 1960 in 3 languages and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Statius by P. Papinius Statius( Book )

18 editions published between 1928 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Statius by P. Papinius Statius( Book )

8 editions published between 1928 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ovid by Ovid( Book )

in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso) was born at Sulmo in central Italy in 43 BC. After holding some minor judicial positions, he abandoned a career in public service for writing, and was soon acknowledged as the leading Roman poet of his generation. But in AD 8 he was suddenly banished by the Emperor Augustus for reasons which remain the subject of much speculation. Despite complaints and pleas to Augustus, and later to his successor, Tiberius, Ovid remained in exile until his death in AD 17
Ovid by Ovid( Book )

8 editions published between 1916 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

OVID (Publius Ovidius Naso, 43 B.C.-A.D. 17), born at Sulmo, studied rhetoric and law at Rome. Later he did considerable public service there, and otherwise devoted himself to poetry and to society. Famous at first, he offended the emperor Augustus by his Ars Amatoria, and was banished because of this work and some other reason unknown to us and dwelt in the cold and primitive town of Tomis on the Black Sea. He continued writing poetry, a kindly man, leading a temperate life. He died in his exile. His main surviving works are the Metamorphoses, a source of inspiration to artists and poets including Chaucer and Shakespeare; the Fasti, a poetical treatment of the Roman year of which Ovid finished only half; the Amores, love-poems, the Ars Amatoria, not moral but clever and in parts beautiful; Heroides, fictitious love-letters by legendary women to absent husbands; and the dismal works written in exile - the Tristia, appeals to persons including his wife and also the emperor; and similar Epistulae ex Ponto. Poetry came naturally to Ovid who at his best is lively, graphic and lucid
Ovid : in six volumes by Ovid( Book )

8 editions published between 1947 and 1985 in English and Latin and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Statius by P. Papinius Statius( Book )

5 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in Latin and English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ovid : in six volumes by Ovid( Book )

3 editions published between 1969 and 1999 in English and Latin and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Statius : in two volumes by P. Papinius Statius( Book )

6 editions published between 1928 and 1955 in English and Latin and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ovid in six volumes. and other poems by Ovid( Book )

7 editions published between 1947 and 1985 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Statius by P. Papinius Statius( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in Latin and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of love, and other poems by Ovid( Book )

2 editions published between 1939 and 1969 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Statius, vol. 1 : silvae, thebaid I-IV by P. Papinius Statius( Book )

3 editions published between 1928 and 1961 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silvae : Thebaid I - IV by P. Papinius Statius( Book )

6 editions published between 1955 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Argonautica by Gaius Valerius Flaccus( Book )

9 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Art of Love. Cosmetics. Remedies for Love. Ibis. Walnut-tree. Sea Fishing. Consolation by Ovid( )

4 editions published between 1929 and 2015 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the didactic poetry of Face Cosmetics, Art of Love, and Remedies for Love, Ovid (43 BCE-17 CE) demonstrates abstrusity and wit. His Ibis is an elegiac curse-poem. Nux, Halieutica, and Consolatio ad Liviam are poems now judged not to be by Ovid
 
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Mozley, J. H.

Mozley, J. H. (John Henry)

Mozley, John H.

Mozley, John Henry

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