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How many books/textbooks/dictionaries on Latin, Greek, linguistics, etc. do you own?

1
3
8%
2-5
4
11%
6-10
7
18%
11-20
7
18%
21-30
6
16%
31-50
3
8%
51-75
3
8%
76-100
1
3%
100+
4
11%
 
Total votes: 38

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Post by benissimus » Fri Mar 26, 2004 11:25 pm

We had a thread where people posted all their books a long time ago ( viewtopic.php?t=463 ). I'm just curious where everyone is now. I recently won this bid http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... gory=29306 , so it's also an opportunity for me to show off :D

So, just post your collection if you don't mind and we can marvel and discuss. This isn't a contest, just an opportunity to see what everyone is using or interested in, and to see what interesting things people own. You can also add comments on the books, where you got them, or list the copyrights if you like.
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Post by klewlis » Sat Mar 27, 2004 12:37 am

what a great find!

I have some of the exact same books (same covers and everything) that are in that lot, but not all of them ;)

I just counted and got 49... including hebrew.

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Post by chad » Sat Mar 27, 2004 1:01 am

hi benissimus, i don't think i posted last time in that thread. (not counting books printed from textkit), for greek, i've bought (this is from memory, i'm not at home right now, so i don't have the publication details):

dictionaries:
LSJ (the biggest one, with the supplement in the 1 volume)
the small LSJ
woodhouse english-attic (i searched thru every 2nd hand bookstore around to find this, because it's over $240 new in sydney... it took ages to find 2nd hand...)

grammars:
the little abbot & mansfield "primer of greek grammar"
thompson's "greek prose usage"

textbooks/compositions:
thrasymachus
lampas: a new approach to learning greek
peter jones' learn ancient greek
sidgwick's greek prose composition

oxford classical texts:
iliad, volumes 1 and 2
plato (the volume with "parmenides" in it, i think vol 2)
thucydides, just volume 1
pindar
sophocles' fabulae
aeschylus' tragedies
lysias
aristotle, metaphysics

loebs/other:
loeb iliad, vols 1 and 2
loeb odyssey, vol 1 (i'd get the OCT but i can't find it)
loeb demosthenes (the volume with de corona in it)
loeb aristotle (the 2 volumes with the analytics and topics in them)
loeb pindar again, vol 1 (with the olympian odes in them)
3 loeb platos (the one with "parmenides" in it, and the republic vols 1 and 2)
herodotus, tome 1 (from about 1857 i think, i think it's oxford or teubner, i couldn't find a newer one)
a little anthology called "texts to illustrate greek philosophy after aristotle", which has both greek and latin in it

then for latin, i have:

dictionaries:
cassel/collins?!? (i can't remember) latin/english/latin dictionary

textbooks:
peter jones' learn latin

oxford classical texts:
sallust (my first classics book)
catullus
horace
caesar, gallic wars (i couldn't find the civil wars as well; annoying)
virgil
cicero (the volume with his philippics in it, volume 2 i think)

other texts:
vol 1 of cicero's de oratore, with commentary (i think it's an oxford version, quite old)
livy book 1 (in that tiny little freeman/freedman edition, i couldn't find a bigger version of livy in sydney)
horace: fully parsed (this is expensive, but really good if anyone wants to learn horace: every word of every poem in books 1 and 2 has been defined and commented on... the commentary takes up 90% of each page).

then lots of translations into english and french: i've got a really nice old translation of all of sophocles into french in the one volume.

cheers, chad. :)

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Post by benissimus » Sat Mar 27, 2004 1:45 am

These are the books I have accumulated since beginning Latin in September 2002. They have left me with a wealth of knowledge, full bookshelves, a drought of friends, and a very empty wallet:

Latin Dictionaries - 2
Oxford Latin Dictionary, c. 2003, from amazon
Cassell's Latin Dictionary (new), 1968

Latin Grammars - 3
Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar, c. 2001, from amazon
A New Latin Syntax, E. C. Woodcock, c. 1958, from e-bay
Latin Grammar, Charles E. Bennett, c. 1908, from e-bay

Latin Textbooks - 15
Wheelock's Latin: 6th Edition, Frederic M. Wheelock, c. 2000, from school store
Oxford Latin Course: Part I, Balme & Morwood, c. 1996, from school store
Oxford Latin Course: Part II, Balme & Morwood, c. 1996, from school store
Oxford Latin Course: Part III, Balme & Morwood, c. 1997, from school store
Latin: An Intensive Course (new), Moreland & Fleischer, c. 1977, gift
Latin Prose Composition (Thirty-third Edition), North & Hillard, c. 1997, from amazon
Latin I, Pearson, Lawrence, and Raynor, c. 1929, from amazon
Ecce Romani, A Latin Reading Program: Revised Edition. Book 1: Meeting the Family, Lawall & Tafe, c. 1984
(2) Latin for Americans, Ullman, Henderson, and Henry, c. 1962 and 1968
Teach Yourself Latin, Gavin Betts, c. 2000, gift
Latin Composition Part I, based on Caesar, Benjamin L. D'Ooge, c. 1904, from e-bay
Bradley's Arnold Latin Prose Composition, Bradley, Arnold, and Mountford, c. 1938, from e-bay
High School Course in Latin Composition, Baker & Inglis, c. 1909, from e-bay
Latin Composition, to accompany Greenough, D'Ooge and Daniell's "Second Year Latin", Benjamin L. D'Ooge, c. 1904, from e-bay

Latin Readers, Authors, Texts - 20
Love and Transformation: An Ovid Reader (Second Edition), Richard A. LaFleur, c. 1999, from e-bay
Bibliotheca Scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana: Vergilius Aeneis, Otto Güthling, c. 1901, from e-bay
The Comedies of Terence, Sidney G. Ashmore, c. 1908, from e-bay
P. Terenti Adelphi, Sloman, c. 1968, from e-bay
Virgil and Other Latin Poets, Greenough, Kittredge, and Jenkins, c. 1930, from e-bay
T. Macci Plauti Menaechmi, Moseley & Hammond, c. 1964, from e-bay
A Survey of Classical Roman Literature, Vol. I, Lockwood, c. 1934, from e-bay
Q. Horati Flacci Opera, Eduard C. Wickham, c. 1967, from e-bay
Bennett's Odes and Epodes of Horace, Charles E. Bennett, c. 1934, from e-bay
Virgil's Aeneid (interlinear translations), c. 1893, from e-bay
P. Vergilius Maro: Aeneid, Book VI, notes by Gould & Whiteley, c. 1960, from e-bay
Six Orations of Cicero, Greenough & Kittredge, c. 1909, from e-bay
M. Tulli Ciceronis: Pro Marcello, Pro Ligario, Pro Rege Deiotaro notes by W. Y. Fausset, c. 1931, from e-bay
Tibulli Aliorumque Carminum Libri Tres, John Percival Postgate, c. 1965, from e-bay
Livy: Books XXI. and XXII., Greenough & Peck, 1893, from e-bay
Livy: Book XXI, Capes & Melhuish, c. 1967, from e-bay
Livy: Book XXII, Capes & Melhuish, c. 1965, from e-bay
Two Centuries of Roman Poetry (extracts from Lucretius, Catullus, Virgil, Horace, Ovid, Martial, and Juvenal, Kennedy & Davis, c. 1964, from e-bay
Caesar's Gallic War, Walker, c. 1935, from e-bay
A First Book of Latin Poetry, Flewett & Pantin, c. 1962, from e-bay

Other Latin - 16
Fairy Tales in Latin: Fabulae Mirabiles, Victor Barocas, c. 2002, from Borders
Latin Proverbs: Wisdom from Ancient to Modern Times, Waldo E. Sweet, c. 2002, from Borders
Which Way to the Vomitorium? : Vernacular Latin for All Occasions, Rose Williams, c. 1999, a "generous" gift
Easy Latin Crossword Puzzles: Quid Pro Quo, Robinett & Allen, c. 1999, a gift
Latin Crosswords, Jones & Dare-Plumpton, c. 2000, from Barnes & Noble
Latin Can Be Fun: Facetiae Latina, Capellanus and Needham, 1996, from Barnes and Noble
Quomodo Invidiosulus Nomine Grinchus Christi Natalem Abrogaverit (How the Grinch Stole Christmas), translated by Guenevera & Terence Tunberg, c. 1998, gift
Cattus Petasatus (The Cat in the Hat), translated by Guenevera & Terence Tunberg, c. 2000, Barnes & Noble
Caesaris Bellum Helveticum, Karl-Heinz Graf von Rothenburg, c. 1996, Barnes and Noble
Harrius Potter et Philosophi Lapis (Harry Potter and the Sorceror's Stone), translated by Peter Needham, c. 1997, gift
Regulus (The Little Prince) (new), Augusto Haury, c. 1961, gift
Winnie Ille Pu Semper Ludet (Winnie the Poo Always Plays) (new), translated by Ernest H. Shepard, c. 1980, gift
Latin for the Illiterati, Jon R. Stone, c. 1996, from Borders
Latin Quips at your Fingertips, with Latin sayings by wise Romans, Rose Williams, c. 2000, Barnes & Noble
Vox Latina: Tomus 38, 2001, Fasc. 143, c. 2001
Auxilium Latinum: National Classroom Latin Magazine (vol. 18, Oct.-Nov. 1945), c. 1945, from e-bay

Greek - 3
Athenaze: An Introduction to Ancient Greek, Book I, Balme & Lawall, c. 1990
Athenaze: An Introduction to Ancient Greek, Book II (Second Editon) Balme & Lawall, c. 2003, gift
Teacher Yourself Greek, Betts & Henry, c. 2001

Miscellanea - 3
445 Fascinating Word Origins, Webb Garrison, c. 2000
Dictionary of Latin and Greek Origins, Bob & Maxine Moore, c. 1997, from Barnes & Noble
Italic, Latin, Italian, Ernst Pulgram, c. 1978, from e-bay

I count 62. If it's not too late, don't become a nerd like me Image or do...
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Post by benissimus » Sat Mar 27, 2004 2:04 am

Here's the old post from August if you want to just copy/paste your old answer, plus whatever you got since then (assuming you didn't lose any!): viewtopic.php?t=463
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Post by MDS » Sat Mar 27, 2004 2:40 am

Re-reading that thread reminded me that Jeff still hasn't posted his impressive Latin collection for us to all gape at!
These are the books I have accumulated since beginning Latin in September 2002. They have left me with a wealth of knowledge, full bookshelves, and a very empty wallet:
Wow, just think of how many more you'll be picking up along the way!

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Post by tdominus » Sat Mar 27, 2004 3:06 am

benissimus, wow that's a lot of books. How will you ever work through them all? :)

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Post by solitario » Sat Mar 27, 2004 6:05 am

Grammar stuff:
Wheelock's 6th edition, Harper Collins 2001
501 Latin Verbs, Baron's Educational Series, Inc. 1995
New Latin Grammar, Ginn and Company 1916
First Year Latin, Allyn and Bacon 1936
Using Latin, Scott, Foresman and Company 1961
Using Latin II, Scott, Foresman and Company 1950
Second Latin Lessons, D.C. Heath and Company 1928
Teach Yourself Beginner's Latin, Teach Yourself Books 1997
Dictionaries:
Nuovo Dizionario Latino-Italiano, Società Editrice Dante Alighieri 1959
Nuovo Dizionario Italiano-Latino, Società Editrice Dante Alighieri 1959
A Dictionary of Latin Words and Phrases, Oxford 1998
Latin-English Dictionary, Ginn Brothers 1872
Burt's Latin-English and English-Latin Dictionary, A.L. Burt Company (not dated.)
Oxford Latin Minidictionary, Oxford 1995
Reading stuff:
38 Latin Stories, Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc. 2001
Catullus The Complete Poems, Oxford 1998
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Post by Emma_85 » Sat Mar 27, 2004 9:09 am

Ah... I didn't vote correctly, stupid me. I voted 6-10 books, because I was only thinking of ancient Greek books (I have about 10) and entirely forgot the Latin ones! (I have uh... well more than 11 Latin ones anyway)
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Post by 1%homeless » Sat Mar 27, 2004 7:08 pm

I can reply to this because I don't have much. :)

I try to only buy things that libraries don't have. I value space, but sometimes, I lose discipline and buy stuff.

I have:

Greek:

An Introduction to Greek by Crosby and Schaeffer. (for $1!)
A New Introduction to Greek by Chase and Philips.

I have no keys for these books... are there keys?

Sappho by Barnestone
Loeb Illiad 2nd vol. (It was a good price and the bookstore didn't have the first vol.)

Latin:

Wheelock's 6th edition.
Caesar fully parsed (word by word) Caesar's Gallic War book 1 by ...?

That's it! :lol:

Oh wait, I do have a German grammar book and a dictionary. There is my german textbook for school and Chinese textbook for school. Also two Chinese etymology character books.

Now I think that's it. :o I hope I don't become a book hoarder. It's not good because I have OCD tendencies...

However, I have to admit that I'm on the hunt for 3 vol. Schoder's "Reading Course in Homeric Greek."

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Post by JuliaP » Sun Mar 28, 2004 2:26 am

Latin
Lingua Latina per se illustrata, pars I: Familia Romana - Orberg
Oxford Latin Course, Part I - Balme & Morwood
Wheelock's Latin Grammar, 4th edition
Workbook for Wheelock's Latin, 3rd edition
501 Latin Verbs - Prior & Wohlberg
Latin for Dummies
The New College Latin and English Dictionary, Revised and Enlarged
Learn Latin - Jones
Conversational Latin for Oral Proficiency - Traupman
Winnie Ille Pu
Cattus Petasatus
Quomodo Invidiosulus Nomine Grinchus Christi Natalem Abrogaverit
Caesaris Bellum Helveticum

Greek
Learn Ancient Greek - Jones

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Post by Alundis » Sun Mar 28, 2004 7:49 pm

Latin:

M&F
Essentials of Latin Grammar by W. Michael Wilson
Wheelock's Reader 2e
Loeb Bede in two volumes
Loeb De Bello Gallico
Oxford Pocket Dictionary
Cassel's
Dictionary of Ecclesiastical Latin by Leo F. Stelten
Biblia Sacra Vulgata by Colunga & Turrado


Greek:

Learn Ancient Greek by Peter Jones


I don't see myself buying anything new in the near future, except perhaps a dictionary that encompasses Bede's vocabulary for when I get around to him in a few years...

The pocket dictionary is uber-helpful, and I carry it around wherever I go ;p
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Post by ingrid70 » Sun Mar 28, 2004 7:52 pm

I've just counted them, I've got 44 books. I won't list them, as most of them are in Dutch, so not of much interest to the general public here.

I've started collecting Dutch Latin-learning textbooks from before 1960 or so, not so much for working from them, but for fun. I love practice sentences like (translated): "If these themes * will have been made well etc.** by the pupils, they will have progressed much etc.*** and will be praised by all: than they will taste that pleasure that anyone tastes who does and has done**** his duty, and that is, has been and will have been judged above each other pleasure by every sensible person."

*i.e. Dutch-Latin translations
** i.e. well, better, best
*** i.e. much, more, most
**** practice of verb forms.

I've also recently acquired some 19th century books from a site like Ebay, among them a Dutch-Latin dictionary from about 1825. Languages change: I need my Latin-Dutch dictionary to understand some of the entries :).

For French speakers: I've got a 'Histoire de la litterature Grecque' par Alexis Pierron, 1857; 580 pages, in not so good condition (rebound, cover again falling apart) for the cost of postage and packing. No idea what it's worth, but I don't read French that well anymore to start reading this.

I've also got Orberg's Lingua Latina, I like it a lot for reading practice. Start at the beginning and don't look back :).

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Post by Lex » Sun Mar 28, 2004 8:09 pm

1%homeless wrote: A New Introduction to Greek by Chase and Philips.
I recently saw this one at a store. What do you think of it?
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Post by 1%homeless » Mon Mar 29, 2004 3:21 am

Lex wrote:
1%homeless wrote: A New Introduction to Greek by Chase and Philips.
I recently saw this one at a store. What do you think of it?
Um, not much. It's not completely awful either. I got it because I always like to read different explanations of concepts. Difficult things are much clearer to me when I read different explanations. Although, I wouldn't have bought it if it was expensive...

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Post by Kopio » Fri Apr 02, 2004 5:50 pm

My personal library has grown quite nicely over the years. Keep in mind, that I am 32, have a pretty good job, and have been collecting (obsessively?!?) Greek Texts and Books for over 6 years now. This represents about 1/5 of my total library.

Greek Grammars

Blass, Debrunner, Funk A Greek Grammar of the New Testament
Robertson, A.T. A Grammar of the Greek New Testament
Wallace, Daniel Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics
Smyth Greek Grammar
Dana, Mantey A Manual Grammar of the Greek New Testament
Thackeray A Grammar of the Old Testament In Greek
Conybeare, Stock Grammar of Septuagint Greek
Turner, Nigel A Grammar of New Testament Greek
Zerwick Biblical Greek

Greek Lexicons

LSJ Unabridged
Middle Liddell
BDAG
Louw and Nida
LEH Lexicon of the Septuagint
Moulton and Milligan
Taylor, Bernard Analytical Lexicon to the Septuagint
Green A Greek English Lexicon of the New Testament (A handy pocket sized lexicon put out by Bagster and Sons)

Greek Texts

Loebs
Marcus Aurelius
Apollodorus I
ApollodorusII

Wickgren Hellenistic Greek Texts
Holmes Apostolic Fathers
Sophocles Oidipous Tyrannos

Greek Textual Criticism Texts

Metzger A Textual Commentary on the Greek New Testament
Wescott and Hort Introduction to the New Testament in The Original Greek
Black Rethinking New Testament Textual Criticism
Robertson An Introduction to the Textual Criticism of the New Testament
Aland The Text of the New Testament
Metzger The Text of the New Testament
Hall, Frederick A Companion to Classica Texts (My only Classical TC Book)
Greenlee Introduction to New Testament Textual Criticism
Ehrman & Holmes The Text of the New Testament In Contemporary Research


Greek Bibles

Ralfs Septuaginta
NA27
UBS4
Hodges, Farstad The Greek New Testament According to the Majority Text
Wescott and Hort Greek New Testament

Greek Concordances

Strongs
Hatch and Redpath Concordance to the Septuagint

Misc. Greek Books

Robertson, A.T. Word Pictures in the New Testament
Bullinger Figures of Speech Used in the Bible
Aland Synopsis Quatuor Evangeliorum
Zerwick A Grammatical Analysis of the Greek New Testament
Trenchard Complete Vocabulary to the Greek New Testament
Hanna A Grammatical Aid to the Greek New Testament
Burton and Goodspeed A Harmony of the Gospels in Greek
Trench Synonyms of the New Testament
Mueller Grammatical Aids / New Testament Greek
Kittel Theological Dictionary of the New Testament (9 Vol Set)


I also own about 13 Hebrew Books, mainly Grammars and Syntaxes. As you can see, one of my hobbies in Textual Criticism, which some have said takes my nerdom to even greater heights :roll:

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Post by klewlis » Fri Apr 02, 2004 8:55 pm

I enjoyed the bits of TC we did in class, but it certainly isn't something I'd want to do for hours on end... :)

how is burton and goodspeed's synopsis in comparison with aland?

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Post by Kopio » Fri Apr 09, 2004 7:48 pm

klewlis wrote:I enjoyed the bits of TC we did in class, but it certainly isn't something I'd want to do for hours on end... :)

how is burton and goodspeed's synopsis in comparison with aland?
Sorry for the delay klewlis.....I've been swamped at school! As for the comparison between B&G and Aland's synopsis.....I haven't used either one extensively. My initial impressions are that the Alands is a better book. It is in German (mine's quite rusty), so that can be a problem....but there are great textual notes with a comparative textual apparatus. All in all, I would say that Aland's is a little more scholarly, but B&G's is still a pretty good book....definitely worth having, and if someone has no German background, it is still a decent treatment.

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Post by Episcopus » Fri Apr 09, 2004 9:06 pm

Hebrew is the worst language ever.

Steven you should vary the array: so many Latin books are unhealthy. And where's the Mary Poppins?!

I have Greek and Latin, 5.

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Post by klewlis » Fri Apr 09, 2004 10:33 pm

Kopio wrote:
klewlis wrote:I enjoyed the bits of TC we did in class, but it certainly isn't something I'd want to do for hours on end... :)

how is burton and goodspeed's synopsis in comparison with aland?
Sorry for the delay klewlis.....I've been swamped at school! As for the comparison between B&G and Aland's synopsis.....I haven't used either one extensively. My initial impressions are that the Alands is a better book. It is in German (mine's quite rusty), so that can be a problem....but there are great textual notes with a comparative textual apparatus. All in all, I would say that Aland's is a little more scholarly, but B&G's is still a pretty good book....definitely worth having, and if someone has no German background, it is still a decent treatment.
Yes... I do love Aland's Synopsis. I have the all greek version--as opposed to the english and greek-english versions--and it is fabulous because it includes much more patriarchal stuff than do the other two versions. There is in fact an english translation to the preface, as well as most of the other german text, so I haven't had a problem with that. And many of the notes are in latin too. I'm just tickled to have such a fantastic multilingual book. ;)

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Post by whiteoctave » Fri Apr 09, 2004 11:59 pm

sorry, missed out the OLD (!), v. infra.

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Post by whiteoctave » Sat Apr 10, 2004 12:00 am

I recently catalogued my books, so I guess this is an opportunity to post up this list:

DICTIONARIES:
Liddell & Scott - Third Edition 1849
Liddell & Scott - Eighth Edition 1901
Liddell & Scott (McKenzie and Jones) - Relatively new (but at Uni and I forget the date)
Liddell & Scott - Abridged version x2
Woodhouse's English - Greek - 1932 x2
Schrevellii Lexicon Greek-Latin/Latin-Greek c.1570 print with rebounding c.1850
Autenrieth's Homeric Dictionary - Reprinted 2003
Oxford Latin Dictionary - 2002
Lewis and Short - Fourth Edition 1907
Lewis and Short - Relatively new (but at Uni as well)
Elementary L&S - 1999 Impression
Smith's copious and critical English - Latin - First edition 1871 (? Uni..)
Smith's smaller English-Latin - Revision 1943
Cassell's Latin-English/English-Latin - Reprint 1958
Collin's Latin-English/English-Latin - 1991
Oxford Classical Dictionary - Second Edtion 1970
Oxford Classical Dictionary - Third Edition 1995
L'Empriere's Classical Dictionary - Revised reprint 1963

TEXTS AND COMMENTARIES:Oxford Classical Texts
1931 gilt bindings with engraved plates:
Homeri Opera (OCT I-V)
Herodoti Historiae (OCT I-II)
Thucydidis Historiae (OCT I-II)
Xenophontis Opera (OCT I-V)
Platonis Opera (OCT I-V)
Demosthenis Orationes (OCT I-III)
Aristophanis Comoediae (OCT I-II)
Plauti Comoediae (OCT I-II)
Lucreti De Rerum Natura
Caesaris Opera
Ciceronis Orationes I (OCT I-III)
Ciceronis Orationes II (OCT IV - VI)
Ciceronis Epistulae (OCT VII-IX)
Persi et Iuvenali Saturae
Taciti Opera (OCT I-II)

Standard OCTs:
Homeri Opera (II,III,V)
Aeschyli Tragoediae
Euripidis Fabulae (OCT I-III)
Sophoclis Fabulae
Herodoti Historiae (OCT I)
Thucydidis Historiae (OCT I)
Taciti HistoriarumLibri
Bucoli Graeci
Aristotelis De Arte Poetica
Catulli Carmina
Ciceronis Orationes (OCT I)

Loebs: (not a fan of these!)
Homer - Iliad 1-12
Homer - Odyssey 1-12
Xenophon IV
Euripides IV
Terence II
Lucretius - De Rerum Natura
Cicero VIII - Verrine Orations I
Caesar - Bellum Gallicum

RANDOM COMMENTARIES: (in alphabetical author order):
Aeschylus:
Prickard - Persians 1898
Sikes and Wynne Willson - Prometheus Bound1902

Aristophanes:
Rogers - Peace (1930)
Rogers - Clouds (1930)
Rogers - Acharnians (1930)
Rogers - Knights (1930)
Rogers - Thesmophoriazousae (1930)
Rogers - Birds (1930)
Rogers - Plutus (1930)
Merry - Clouds 1879
Merry - Birds 1904
Merry - Acharnians 1901
Sommerstein - Clouds Reprinted 1998

Catullus:
Fordyce - Catullus 1973
Catulli Carmina (Goold) 1973 (#275 of 400)

Cicero:
Austin - Pro Caelio 1979
How - Select letters 1934
In Catilinam I and II - Gould and Whiteley 2003
Upcott - Catilinarian Orations 1931

Euripides:
Halleran - Hippolytus Reprinted 2000
Hadley - Hippolytus 1889
Tyrrell - Bacchae 1906

Homer:
Monro - Iliad I-XII 1906
Merry - Odyssey I-XII 1870
Stanford - Odyssey I-XII Second Edition 1959 Reprint
Willcock - Iliad XXIII-XXV Reprinted 2001

Horace:
Wilkins - Epistles Reprinted 1902
Palmer - Satires Reprinted 1905
Quinn - Odes Reprinted 1979
Briefe - Die Horazische Satire 1967
Briefe - Horatii Epistulae 1968

Juvenal:
Duff - Satires 1940

Livy:
Crevier - Ab urbe condita Libri I-IV 1735

Lucretius:
Michael Brown - DRN I 1984
Duff - DRN 1 1931

Lysias:
Carey - Selected Speeches Reprinted 2002

Ovid:
Neatby and Plaistowe - Fasti III and IV 1935
Lee - Amores 1968
Booth - Amores II 1991
Dunlop - Metamorphoses Anthology 1961

Plato:
Murray - On Poetry 1996
Adam - Apology 1901

Plautus:
Hildyard - Menaechmei 1886
Tyrrell - Miles Gloriosus 1881

Propertius:
McGulloch - Poems 1972
Postgate - Select Elegies 1905

Sophocles:
Jebb - Oedipus Tyrannus 1914
Jebb - Antigone 1928
Jebb - Philoctetes 1932
Jebb - Ajax 1907
Jebb and Shuckburgh - Philoctetes 1931
Jebb and Pearson - Ajax 1925
Blaydes - Ajax 1875
Dawe - Oedipus Rex Reprinted 2000

Tacitus:
Spooner - Histories 1891
Godley - Histories I-II 1906
Martin and Woodman - Annals IV 1999

Terence:
Gray - Hauton Timorumenos 1895

Thucydides:
Marchant - I 1905
Marchant - II 1907
Marchant - III 1909
Graves - IV 1907
Frost - VI-VII 1896
Tucker - VIII 1892

Tibullus:
Mueller - IV 1869

Virgil:
Conington - Opera (only books I and III; haven't tracked down II) 1883
Hardie - Aeneid IX Reprinted 2000
Tilly - Aeneid IX 1938

-Random:
Merry - Fragments of Roman Poetry 1898
Mackail - Select Epigrams from the Greek Anthology 1925
Smyth - Greek Melic Poets 1906

PROSE AND VERSE COMPOSITION:Elegeia - Russell 1931
Dakers - Continuous Latin Prose 1925
North and Hillard - Greek Prose Composition 1923
Hardie - Latin Prose Composition 1908 x2
Abbott - Latin Prose Through English Idiom 1903
Auden - Greek Phrase Book Reprinted 2003
Meissner - Latin Phrase Book Reprinted 2003
North and Hillard - Latin Prose Composition 1941
Bradley - Aids to Latin Prose 1884
Wormald - Latin Prose Composition Reprinted 1951
Simpson and Vellacott - Writing Latin 1970
Sir Mountford's Bradley's Arnold - Latin Prose Composition x2 1956 and Reprinted 2003
Sidgwick - Greek Prose Composition - 1951
Jackson - Latin Prose and Verse Unseens 1929
Nash-Williams - Higher School Certificate Latin Prose 1952

GRAMMAR:
Abbott and Mansfield - Primer of Greek Accidence 1890
Abbott and Mansfield - Primer of Greek Grammar Reprinted 1966
Kennedy - Revised Latin Primer x2 1946 and 1957
Marinone - All the Greek Verbs Reprinted 2003
Buckland Green - Notes on Greek and Latin Syntax 1951
Goodwin - Syntax of the Moods and Tenses of the Greek Verb 1965
Goodwin - School Greek Grammar 1908
Morwood - Oxford Grammar of Classical Greek 2001
Morwood - Latin Grammar 1999

RANDOM CLASSICS BOOKS:
Harrauer - Bibliography to the Corpus Tibullianum 1971
Harrauer - Bibliography to Propertius 1973
Campbell - Horace 1924
Dionysiaca - Nine Studies in Greek Poetry by Former Pupils Presented to Sir Denys Page on His Seventieth Birthday 1978
Cartledge - The Greeks - A Portrait of Self and Others Reprinted 2001
Rawson - Cicero - A Portrait Reprinted 2001
Boardman, Griffin and Murray - Greece and the Hellenistic World Reprinted 2001
Goodman - The Roman World Reprinted 2001
Teuffel and Schwabe - History of Roman Literature 2 vols. 1900
Pickard-Cambridge - Dithyramb Tragedy and Comedy 1927
Pickard-Cambridge - The Dramatic Festivals of Athens 1953
Dover - Lysias and the Corpus Lysiacum 1968
Gardiner - The Sophoclean Chorus 1987
Rose - A Handbook of Greek Literature 1950
Lyne - The Latin Love Poets 1996
Benecke - Poetarum Latinorum Index 1894
Sharrock - Fifty Key Classical Authors 2001

TRANSLATIONS:
-Methuen:
Aristophanes - Plays I and II
Aeschylus - Plays I and II
Euripides - Plays I-V
Sophocles - Plays I and II
Menander - Plays

-Penguin:
Horace - Complete Odes and Epodes
Catullus - Poems
Juvenal - Satires
Terence - The Brothers and Other Plays
Suetonius - The Twelve Caesars
Herodotus - The Histories
Homer - Iliad x3
Homer - Odyssey x3
Sallust - Jugurthine War and Catilinarian Conspiracy
Plato - Republic
Plato - Phaedrus
Thucydides - History of the Peloponnesian War
Plutarch - Fall of the Roman Republic
Aeschylus - The Oresteia
Aeschylus - Prometheus Bound and Other Plays
Sophocles - The Theban Play
Euripides - Alcestis and Other Plays
Aristotle, Horace and Longinus - Classical Literary Criticism
Virgil - The Aeneid x2
Cicero - Selected Political Speeches
Tacitus - The Annals of Imperial Rome
Latin Verse

-Other:
Plato - Complete works (Cooper)
Livy - History of Rome (Everyman, Vol I-VII)
Ovid - Love Poems (OWC)

PHILOSOPHY:
Long and Sedley - The Hellenistic Philosophers 1995 (from Prof. Sedley)
Kirk, Raven and Schofield - The Presocratic Philosophers Reprinted 2001
Saunders - Greek and Roman Philosophy after Aristotle 2002
Adam - Texts to Illustrate Greek Philosophy after Aristotle 1902
Rackham - Aristotle's Ethics for English Readers 1946
Taylor - Greek Philosophy 1924
Pierart - Aristote et Athenes (Fribourg 23-25 mai 1991)
Cornford - The Republic of Plato 1941

That's it for now,

~dave

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Post by Episcopus » Sat Apr 10, 2004 2:12 pm

You're a loser mate :wink:

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Post by benissimus » Sat Apr 10, 2004 2:57 pm

You're just jealous. That is a very impressive collection, as are many of the others in this thread. I would comment on others, but my true intention is to smite Episcopus.
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Post by Episcopus » Sat Apr 10, 2004 3:30 pm

But I do need Pro Caelio and Catiline books. :oops:

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Post by whiteoctave » Sat Apr 10, 2004 3:55 pm

loser be as loser does!
Average purchase price of the books I own would be c.£1.20, I just spend frequent second hand shops very often.
Sad to say, but I fear I am only going to keep on "losing"!

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Post by Kopio » Sat Apr 10, 2004 9:22 pm

whiteoctave wrote:loser be as loser does!
Average purchase price of the books I own would be c.£1.20, I just spend frequent second hand shops very often.
Sad to say, but I fear I am only going to keep on "losing"!

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I am beyond green with envy....Nice collection! One of these days I hope to have much more classical.....for now I think I have the NT Collection pretty well in hand. Time to start working on the Classical :lol:

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Post by Episcopus » Sat Apr 10, 2004 10:00 pm

Whence could I acquire some Cicero (Catiline mainly) since I need it for the HCP Prose Composition?

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Post by mingshey » Sun Apr 11, 2004 12:31 am

Great collections you have, guys!
I'll only say I have more than I can get through in a decade. :)

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Post by Amy » Sun Apr 11, 2004 9:08 pm

As of today I have "The New College Latin-English Dictionary" (Barnum), Harrius Potter, and Wheelock 6e.....and I am PROUD!
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Post by mariek » Tue Apr 13, 2004 3:59 pm


What a supertripendicular find on eBay! You did great! Now you have to make room on your bookshelf for all these...

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