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Moschus : Lament for Bion

'During the spring or summer of 1789, W[ordsworth] translated Moschus' Lament for Bion [Idyllium III] ... '

Century: 1700-1799     Reader/Listener/Group: William Wordsworth      


Moschus : 

[Percy Shelley's Reading List for 1816. The diary from May 1815-July 1816 is lost, so this list is our only record of Shelley's reading in early 1816. Later in the year texts are referred to in diary entries so as far as possible these works are not given separate database references based on this list.] 'Works of Theocritus Moschus &c - Greek Prometheus of Eschylus - Greek Works of Lucian - Greek x Telemacho La Nouvelle Heloise x Blackwell's His. of the Court of August De Natura Lucretius Epistolae Plinii Annals by Tacitus Several of Plutarchs Lives - Greek Germania of Tacitus Memoires d'un Detenu Histoire de la Revolution par Rabault and Lacretelle Montaignes Essays Tasso Life of Cromwell Lockes Essay Political Justice Lorenzo de Medicis Coleridges Lay Sermon'

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Percy Bysshe Shelley      Print: Book


Moschus : 'Epitaph on Bion'

'In December he read Lang's translation of the elegies by Bion and Moschus that had been Shelley's model for "Adonais".'

Century: 1900-1945     Reader/Listener/Group: Wilfred Owen      Print: Book


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