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Palmer, Arthur 1841-1897

Overview
Works: 43 works in 240 publications in 6 languages and 1,355 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Conference papers and proceedings  Concordances  Manuscripts  Elegiac poetry, Latin  Records and correspondence  Illustrated works  Biography 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Author of introduction, Translator, Creator
Classifications: PA6393, 874.01
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Most widely held works about Arthur Palmer
 
Most widely held works by Arthur Palmer
The Satires and Epistles of Horace : a modern English verse translation by Horace( Book )

57 editions published between 1883 and 1971 in Latin and English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Roman philosopher and dramatic critic Quintus Horatius Flaccus (65-3 B.C.), known in English as Horace, was also the most famous lyric poet of his age. Written in the troubled decade ending with the establishment of Augustus's regime, his Satires provide trenchant social commentary on men's perennial enslavement to money, power, fame, and sex. Not as frequently translated as his Odes, in recent decades the Satires have been rendered into prose or bland verse. Horace continues to influence modern lyric poetry, and our greatest poets continue to translate and marvel at his command of formal style, his economy of expression, his variety, and his mature humanism. Horace's comic genius has also had a profound influence on the Western literary tradition through such authors as Swift, Pope, and Boileau, but interest in the Satires has dwindled due to the difficulty of capturing Horace's wit and formality with the techniques of contemporary free verse. -- Publisher description
Heroides. With the Greek translation of Planudes by Ovid( Book )

33 editions published between 1898 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

T. Macci Plauti Amphitruo, the Amphitruo of Plautus by Titus Maccius Plautus( Book )

7 editions published between 1890 and 1971 in Latin and English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Q. Horati Flacci Opera by Horace( Book )

7 editions published between 1896 and 2005 in Latin and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Catulli Veronensis Liber by Gaius Valerius Catullus( Book )

6 editions published in 1896 in Latin and English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The title of this work literally means The Book of Catullus of Verona and is a careful perusal by Robinson Ellis of the oeuvre of the Roman poet, who is generally thought to have lived between 84 and 54 BCE. In this second edition of 1878, Ellis (1834-1913), whose monumental Commentary on Catullus is also reissued in this series, demonstrates the ancestry of the text of the poems established by Renaissance scholars from the surviving manuscript variants, supplying a text with suggested readings and emendations and a nearly complete listing of citations or references that have been made to Catullus throughout the centuries, and engaging with the work of fellow scholars Ribbeck and Westphal. Ellis offers a detailed reading of the construction of the poet's engaging verse and supports the identification of the 'Lesbia' of whom Catullus writes so glowingly and passionately with Clodia Metelli
Heroides : with the Greek translation of Planudes by Ovid( Book )

11 editions published between 1898 and 1967 in English and Latin and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

P. Ovidii Nasonis Heroides XIV by Ovid( Book )

13 editions published in 1874 in Latin and English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Q. Horati Flacci Sermones. The Satires of Horace by Horace( Book )

22 editions published between 1883 and 1971 in Latin and English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Amphitruo of Plautus by Titus Maccius Plautus( Book )

15 editions published between 1890 and 1906 in Latin and English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heroides by Ovid( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ovid's Heroides by Ovid( Book )

9 editions published between 1898 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ovid's Heroides, written in Rome some time between 25 and 16 BC, was once his most popular work. The title translates as Heroines. It is a series of poems in the voices of women from Greek and Roman myth – including Phaedra, Medea, Penelope and Ariadne – addressed to the men they love. Claimed as both the first book of dramatic monologues and the first of epistolary fiction, Heroines is also a radical text in its literary transvestism, and in presenting the same story from often very different, subjective perspectives. For a long time it was Ovid's most influential work, loved by Chaucer, Dant
Elegies / Propertius ; edited and translated by G.P. Goold by Sextus Propertius( Book )

5 editions published in 1880 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The passionate and dramatic elegies of Propertius gained him a reputation as one of Rome's finest love poets. Here he portrays the exciting, uneven course of his love affair with Cynthia and tells us much about his contemporaries and the society in which he lives, while in later poems he turns to mythological themes and the legends of early Rome. In this new edition of Propertius, G.P. Goold solves some long-standing questions of interpretation and gives us a faithful and stylish prose translation. His explanatory notes and glossary-index offer steady guidance and a wealth of information. Born in Assisi about 50 B.C., Sextus Propertius moved as a young man to Rome, where he came into contact with a coterie of poets, including Virgil, Tibullus, Horace, and Ovid. Publication of his first book brought immediate recognition and the unwavering support of Maecenas, the influential patron of the Augustan poets. He died perhaps in his mid-thirties, leaving us four books of elegies that have attracted admirers throughout the ages
Amphitruo by Titus Maccius Plautus( Book )

6 editions published between 1890 and 1906 in Latin and English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play Amphitryon provides an introduction to the world of Roman comedy from one of its best practitioners, Plautus. As with all Focus translations, the emphasis is on an inexpensive, readable edition that is close to the original, with an extensive introduction, notes and appendices
Heroides by Ovid( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in Latin and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

P. Ovidii Nasonis Heroides with the greek translation of Planudes. Edited by the late Arthur Palmer by Ovid( Book )

1 edition published in 1898 in Latin and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aeneidea, or Critical, exegetical, and aesthetical remarks on the Aeneis by James Henry( Book )

in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born in Dublin and classically educated at Trinity College, James Henry (1798-1876) practised as a doctor for more than twenty years before an inheritance enabled him to focus on the textual study of Virgil's Aeneid. Travelling extensively across Europe, Henry conferred with eminent scholars and consulted numerous manuscripts. His early findings (also reissued in this series) first appeared in 1853. After the death of his wife, he was accompanied and assisted by his sole surviving daughter, Katherine Olivia, who would also predecease him, three years after their final return to Ireland in 1869. Published between 1873 and 1892, this monumental commentary was seen through the press by colleagues following Henry's own death. Reflecting its author's passion and personality, the work remains a landmark in Virgilian scholarship, both celebrated and critiqued for its original and challenging approach
Heroides by Ovid( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in Latin and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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