Author:James Davies

James Davies
British classics master and translator; Head Master of Ludlow Grammar School and Prebendary of Hereford Cathedral; translated classical authors for Bohn's "Classical Library;" born James Banks.
This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Articles attributed to this author are designated in EB1911 by the initials "J. Da."


  • (Tr.) Alcestis by Euripides (1849)
  • (Tr.) The Idylls of Theocritus. Bion, and Moschus (1853) (external scan)
  • Nugae: The Solace of Rare Leisure (1854) (external scan)
  • (Tr.) The Works of Hesiod, Callimachus, and Theognis (1856) (external scan)
  • (Tr.) Catullus, Tibullus and Propertius (1857) (external scan)
  • (Tr.) The Fables of Babrius from the text of Lewis (1860) (external scan)
  • Hesiod, and Theognis (1873)
  • contributed volumes in Collins's Ancient Classics for English Readers

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