Record number 04/3340
Uniform Title[Théãtre des Grecs. English.]
TitleThe Greek Theatre Of Father Brumoy. Translated By Mrs. Charlotte Lennox. In Three Volumes. Vol. I. (- III.)
ImprintLondon :: Printed for Mess. Millar, Vaillant, Baldwin, Crowder, Johnston, Dodsley, and Wilson and Durham., MDCCLIX.
Physical Description3 vols.; 260 mm. (Quarto.)
Physical Description NoteVol. I: [8], cxx, 422 p. - Vol. II: [2], 540 p. - Vol. III: [4], 478, [2] p.
Content Format NoteVol. I: [T.p., dedic.] - Advertisement - The Preface - A Discourse Upon The Theatre Of The Greeks - A Discourse Upon The Original Of Tragedy - A Discourse Upon The Parallel of the Theatres - [Text]. - Vol. II: [T.p.] - [Text]. - Vol. III: [T.p.] - Advertisement - [Text] - A Dissertation Upon The Greek Comedy ... - [Text] - Advertisement.
Summary NoteThe work consists of abridged translations (some of them merely summaries), with notes and preliminary essays, of ancient Greek plays: Vols. I, II: tragedies by Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides; Vol. III: tragedies by Euripides, comedies by Aristophanes, and the satyric play of Euripides.
Responsibility NoteThe Advertisements state that parts of the translation were made by the Earl of Corke and Orrery, 'the celebrated author of the Rambler', 'a young gentleman', Dr. Gregory Sharpe, John Bourryau and Dr. Grainger.

The translation is dedicated by Charlotte Lennox to George, Prince of Wales (afterwards King George III).
SubjectMythology, Greek
Greeks - Greece - Social life and customs - History
Greek drama - Tragedies - Comedies - Greek poetry
Drama - Translations into English - Translations from French - Translations from Greek - 18th century - 18th century
ReproductionsMicrofilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc. 1986. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 3216, no. 01).
ReferencesESTC T127806
Binding Note19th-century half calf, brown cloth-covered boards; rebacked in 20th century, black morocco spine-labels lettered 'Brumoy's Greek Theatre', spines lettered Vol. I (-III)'.
ProvenanceAcquired between 1802 and 1821. Recorded in RAA Library, Catalogue, 1821.
Contributors Brumoy, Pierre, S.J., 1688 - 1742
Lennox, Charlotte, 1730 - 1804, Translator
Aeschylus, ca. 525 B.C. - 456 B.C.
Sophocles, ca. 496 - 406 B.C. -
Euripides, ca. 480 B.C. - 406 B.C.
Aristophanes, ca. 448 - ca. 385 B.C. -
George III, King of Great Britain, 1738 - 1820, dedicatee
Cork, John Boyle, 5th Earl of, 1707 - 1762, translator
Johnson, Samuel, 1709 - 1784, translator
Bourryau, John, fl. ca. 1759?, translator
Grainger, James, ca. 1721 - 1766
Millar, Andrew, 1705 - 1768, publisher
Vaillant, Paul, the younger, 1716 - 1802, publisher
Baldwin, Robert, 1737 - 1810, publisher
Crowder, Stanley, fl. 1742-1798, publisher
Johnston, William, 1804, publisher
Dodsley, Robert, 1704 - 1764, publisher
Wilson, David, 1777, publisher
Durham, Thomas, fl. 1753-1801, publisher
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