David Myatt –  Translations from the Ancient Greek

Given below are links to pdf and html files containing copies of some of my Greek translations. Since some of the files were produced by electronic scanning of printed texts, they may contain some scanning errors missed in proof-reading.

Aeschylus: Agamemnon

Sophocles: Antigone

Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus

Sappho – Poetic Fragments

The Odyssey (Books 1, 2, 3)

Gospel Of John, Chapters 1-5

Corpus Hermeticum: Eight Tractates
A compilation containing translations of and commentaries on tractates
I, III, IV, VI, VIII, XI, XII, XIII

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Notes on Aristotle, Metaphysics, 987b

Notes on Aristotle, Metaphysics, 1015a

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Many of the translations are also available as printed books, which – with the exception of the Poemandres – are in 11 x 8.5 inches format, which is somewhat larger than the conventional ‘trade paperback’. The Poemandres is 6 inches by 9 inches in format.

° The Agamemnon of Aeschylus
ISBN-13: 978-1484128220

° Sophocles – Oedipus Tyrannus
ISBN-13: 978-1484132104

° Sophocles – Antigone
ISBN-13: 978-1484132067

° Homer – The Odyssey: Books 1, 2 & 3
ISBN-13: 978-1495402227

° Corpus Hermeticum: Eight Tractates
ISBN-13: 978-1976452369
A compilation containing translations of and commentaries on tractates I, III, IV, VI, VIII, XI, XII, XIII

° The Gospel According To John: A Translation And Commentary – Volume I (Chapters 1-4)
ISBN-13: 978-1548913670

Errata
Gospel of John Volume I (Chapters 1-4)

Translation

1:22 despatched should read “dispatched.”

2:20 six years years should read “six years”

3:23 Aeon should read “Aenon.”

Commentary

1:14 1426 translation should read “1526 translation”.

Chapter 4 (heading) should read “Chapter Four”


Related:

On Translating Ancient Greek
(pdf)

Concerning ἀγαθός and νοῦς in the Corpus Hermeticum
(pdf)

Greek Terms In The Philosophy Of Pathei-Mathos
(pdf)


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