Author:Henry Thomas Riley

Henry Thomas Riley

English translator, lexicographer, and antiquary


  • Dictionary of Latin quotations, proverbs, maxims, and mottos, classical and medieval (1859) (external scan)


  • The Metamorphoses of Ovid (1851)
  • The Fasti, Tristia, Pontic epistles, Ibis, and Halieuticon of Ovid by Ovid (1851) (external scan)
  • The Heroïdes; or, Epistles of the heroines, The Amours, Art of love, Remedy of love, and minor works of Ovid by Ovid, 1852 (external scan)
  • The Comedies of Plautus by Titus Maccius Plautus, (1852) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)
  • The Comedies of Terence, and the Fables of Phædrus by Terence, Phaedrus (1853) (transcription project)
  • The annals of Roger de Hoveden by Roger of Hoveden, d. 1201?; 1853 (external scans (multiple parts): 1, vol 2 2)
  • The Pharsalia of Lucan, by Lucan, 1853 (external scan)
  • Ingulph's chronicle of the abbey of Croyland by Ingulf, 1030?-1109, and Peter, of Blois, ca. 1135-ca. 1212; 1854 (external scan)
  • The natural history of Pliny, 1855 (transcription project) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
  • Liber albus: the white book of the City of London by Corporation of London; by John Carpenter, 1370?-1441?, 1861 (external scan)
  • Chronicles of the mayors and sheriffs of London, A.D. 1188 to A.D. 1274: translated from the original Latin and Anglo-Norman of the "Liber de antiquis legibus", in the possession of the corporation of the city of London by Arnold Fitz-Thedmar, 1201-1274?; 1863 (external scan)

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Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1929, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.

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