Moses Hadas





Moses Hadas

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born
January 01, 1900

died
January 01, 1966

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Moses Hadas (1900–1966) was an American teacher, one of the leading classical scholars of the twentieth century, and a translator of numerous works.

Raised in Atlanta in a Yiddish-speaking Orthodox Jewish household, his early studies included rabbinical training; he graduated from Jewish Theological Seminary of America (1926) and took his doctorate in classics in 1930. He was fluent in Yiddish, German, ancient Hebrew, ancient Greek, Latin, French, and Italian, and well-versed in other languages.

His most productive years were spent at Columbia University, where he was a colleague of Jacques Barzun and Lionel Trilling. There, he took his talent for languages, combined it with a popularizing impulse, to buck the prevailing classical methods of
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Greek Drama
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A History of Latin Literature
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Essential Works of Stoicism
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Three Greek Romances
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Humanism: The Greek Ideal a...
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Heliodorus: An Ethiopian Ro...
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The Greek Poets
4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1953
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A History of Greek Literature
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1950 — 2 editions
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