A guide to classical learning : or Polymetis abridged. Containing, I. The history of the polite arts among the Romans; with the Characters of the Latin Poets and their Works. II. The usefulness of antiques towards explaining the classics. A true Idea of the Allegories of the Antients, and their whole Scheme of Machinery; with Remarks on the modern Commentators. and School Education. III. An inquiry concerning the agreement between the works of the Roman poets, an the remains of the antient artists, in Order to illustrate them from one another; with many useful Hints to the Modern Artists. Being a Work necessary not only for classical instruction. But for all those who wish to have a true taste For the Beauties of poetry, sculpture, and painting. By N. Tindal, Translator of Rapin

Main Author: Spence, Joseph
Other Authors: Tindal, Nicolas
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dublin printed for John Exshaw, and for Sarah Cotter, Booksellers 1767, M.DCC.LXVII. [1767]
Edition:The second edition corrected and inlarged
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:An abridgment by Tindal of Joseph Spence's 'Polymetis'. - English Short Title Catalog, T166488. - Reproduction of original from "Department of Special Collections, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas. - With a final advertisement leaf
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([8],279,[9]p.,plate) 12°