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A Guide to Classical Learning [electronic resource]: Or, Polymetis Abridged. Containing, I. By Way of Introduction, the Characters of the Latin Poets and Their Works. The Rise, Growth, and Fall of the Polite Arts Among the Romans. The Usefulness of Antiques Towards Explaining the Classics. A True Idea of the Allegories of the Antients, and of Their Whole Scheme of Machinery, or Interposition of the Gods; With Remarks on the Defects of Our Best Allegorists and Artists for Want of Such an Idea. II. An Inquiry Concerning the Agreement Between the Works of the Roman Poets and the Remains of the Antient Artists, in Order to Illustrate Them Mutually From One Another. Being a Work Absolutely Necessary, Not Only for the Right Understanding of the Classics, But Also for Forming in Young Minds a True Taste for the Beauties of Poetry, Sculpture, and Painting. The Fifth Edition. Illustrated With Twenty-Eight Prints From Original Antiques, and More Particularly Adapted to the Use of Schools and Academies. By N. Tindal, Translator of Rapin

Spence, Joseph; Tindal, N
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for J. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall, MDCCLXXXVI. [1786]
Language
English
Uniform Title
Polymetis
Related Title
Guide to classical learning.
Description
[12], xxxiv, 224, [6] p., plates ; 12⁰.
Notes
  • An abridgment by Tindal of Joseph Spence's 'Polymetis'.
  • Reproduction of original from Bodleian Library (Oxford).
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
English Short Title Catalog, N17913.
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