This list was initially a subset of my G'Oogle list, which itself had grown out of a post I originally made at textkit. Anyway, this is hoped to be a more-convenient way for us to track all of the freely-available LCL books out there. I have sorted these by Loeb catalog number, so that it will be easier for everyone to know what we have found and what is still missing but hopefully out there for free, at least those that have passed into the public domain. As always, feel free to email errors or additions, or feel free to post about them at textkit.
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Since then scores of new titles have been added, and the earliest translations have been revised several times. The Loebs have only a minimal critical apparatuswhen compared to other publications of the text.
They are intended for the amateur reader of Greek or Latin, and are so nearly ubiquitous as to be instantly recognizable. The Loeb Library, with its Greek or Latin on one side of the page and its English on the other, came as a gift of freedom. The existence of the amateur was recognised by the publication of this Library, and to a great extent made respectable.
The difficulty of Greek is not sufficiently dwelt upon, chiefly perhaps because the sirens who lure us to these perilous waters are generally scholars [who] have forgotten But for the ordinary amateur they are very real and very great; and we shall do well to recognise the fact and to make up our minds that we shall never be independent of our Loeb.
Harvard University assumed complete responsibility for the series in and in recent years four or five new or re-edited volumes have been published annually. InHarvard University Press began issuing a second series of books with a similar format.
The I Tatti Renaissance Library presents key Renaissance works in Latin with a facing English translation; it is bound similarly to the Loeb Classics, but in a larger format and with blue covers. Volumes have the same format as the I Tatti series, but with a brown cover. As the command of Latin among generalist historians and archaeologists shrank in the course of the 20th century, professionals came increasingly to rely on these texts designed for amateurs.Herodotus (c.
BC – c. BC) was an ancient Greek historian who was born in Halicarnassus in the Persian Empire (modern-day Bodrum, Turkey).He is known for having written the book The Histories, a detailed record of his "inquiry" (ἱστορία historía) on the origins of the Greco-Persian metin2sell.com is widely considered to have been the first writer to have treated historical subjects.
The Loeb Classical Library also publishes a seven volume edition of Roman Antiquities, by Dionysius of Halicarnassus, a history from earliest times to BCE. From inside the book What people are saying - Write a review. LOEB CLASSICAL LIBRARY Founded by JAMES LOEB Edited by JEFFREY HENDERSON.
Search. Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Critical Essays 1. On Literary Composition. LCL Go to page: On Literary Composition. the gifted, or the most pretentious of these.
To the student of literature without creative ambitions, . Click on the catalog number or title to see the official Loeb description. There have been some changes to the Loebs over the years, and as some of the earlier editions were re-done they were changed.
The Loeb Classical Library is the only series of books which, through original text and English translation, gives access to our entire Greek and Latin heritage. Convenient and well-printed pocket volumes feature up-to-date text and accurate and literate English translations on each facing page.
The editors provide substantive introductions as well as essential critical and explanatory notes. The Critical Essays, Volume 2 Dionysius (of Halicarnassus.) No preview available - The Critical Essays, Volume 2 The critical essays Loeb classical library Volume 1 of The Critical (Halicarnassensis.) Volume 1 of Dionysius of Halicarnassus Loeb The Critical Essays, Dionysius (of Halicarnassus.) Authors: Dionysius (of.