G.P. Goold





G.P. Goold


Born
London, The United Kingdom
Died
December 05, 2001

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George P. Goold was an internationally renowned classicist. During a career that spanned over half a century, Professor Goold served as the chair of the classics departments at three major universities -- Harvard (1971-1972), University College, London (1973-1978) and Yale (1984-1987). He was the chief editor of the Loeb Classical Library series for 25 years.

Professor Goold focused his research on the editing of Latin texts and Homeric studies. Later in his career, he was deeply involved in a project to create a computer program known as IBYCUS, which is designed for researchers in the classics and religious studies.

Born in London in 1922, Mr. Goold joined the Royal Air Force when World War II broke out. He was assigned to the Air Intellige
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Average rating: 4.11 · 1,295 ratings · 53 reviews · 16 distinct works
Juvenal and Persius

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Virgil, Vol 2: Aeneid Books...

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Eclogues. Georgics. Aeneid:...

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Callirhoe

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3.56 avg rating — 425 ratings — published 50 — 21 editions
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Ovid: The Art of Love and O...

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Heroides. Amores

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Tristia. Ex Ponto

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Astronomica

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4.25 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 1977 — 4 editions
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Fasti, or the Romans sacred...

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3.86 avg rating — 319 ratings — published -12 — 54 editions
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The Odyssey, Part 1 (Loeb C...

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