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Mozley, J. H. (John Henry)

Overview
Works: 76 works in 424 publications in 4 languages and 5,123 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  History  Church history  Humor  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Epic poetry, Latin  Anecdotes  Software 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author, Author of introduction, tra, Other
Classifications: PA6156, 871.01
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Most widely held works about J. H Mozley
  • Statius by P. Papinius Statius P. Papinius Statius( Book )
 
Most widely held works by J. H Mozley
Valerius Flaccus by Gaius Valerius Flaccus( Book )
96 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
VALERIUS FLACCUS, Gaius, Latin poet who flourished in the period c. A.D. 70-90, composed during the course of the decade 70-80, in smooth monotonous correct 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 (LCL No. 1) to whom he is superior in arrangement, vividness, and description of character. He shows much imitation of the language and thought of Virgil, and much learning, rhetoric, and ornamentation. The chief interest of the epic lies in the relations 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 waters round Britain
The art of love and other poems by Ovid( Book )
78 editions published between 1929 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Statius by P. Papinius Statius( Book )
76 editions published between 1928 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,298 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 )
21 editions published between 1960 and 1963 in 3 languages and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The art of love by Ovid( Book )
7 editions published between 1929 and 1985 in English and Latin and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the first century a.d., Ovid, author of the groundbreaking epic poem Metamorphoses, came under severe criticism for The Art of Love, which playfully instructed women in the art of seduction and men in the skills essential for mastering the art of romantic conquest. In this remarkable translation, James Michie breathes new life into the notorious Roman's mock-didactic elegy. In lyrical, irreverent English, he reveals love's timeless dilemmas and Ovid's enduring brilliance as both poet and cultural critic. From the Trade Paperback edition
Ovid by Ovid( Book )
13 editions published between 1970 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 34 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
Statius by P. Papinius Statius( Book )
5 editions published between 1928 and 1967 in Latin and English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ovid by Ovid( Book )
5 editions published between 1916 and 1984 in English and Multiple languages and held by 24 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
Statius by P. Papinius Statius( Book )
6 editions published between 1928 and 1989 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Statius by P. Papinius Statius( Book )
3 editions published between 1967 and 2003 in Latin and English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ovid in six volumes by Ovid( Book )
4 editions published between 1979 and 1985 in English and held by 15 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 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
Ovid : in six volumes by Ovid( Book )
4 editions published between 1947 and 1985 in English and Latin and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thebaid V - XII. Achilleid by P. Papinius Statius( Book )
5 editions published between 1961 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Statius by P. Papinius Statius( Book )
4 editions published between 1928 and 1969 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Statius ; with an English transl. by J. H. Mozley by P. Papinius Statius( Book )
3 editions published in 1928 in English and Latin and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Silvae by P. Papinius Statius( Book )
4 editions published between 1897 and 1982 in English and Latin and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Greek literary education and Roman political reality are evident in the poetry of Statius (c. 50-96 CE). His Silvae are thirty-two occasional poems. His masterpiece, the epic Thebaid, recounts the struggle for kingship between the two sons of Oedipus. The extant portion of his Achilleid begins an account of Achilles' life and renews epic
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
 
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Alternative Names
Mozley, J. H.
Mozley, J. H. (John Henry)
Mozley, John H.
Mozley, John Henry
Languages
English (241)
Latin (90)
Multiple languages (9)
German (1)
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