A guide to classical learning : or, Polymetis abridged. In three parts. I. The Rise, Growth, and Decay of Poetry, Painting, and Sculpture, among the Romans; with the Characters of the Latin Poets and their Works, from Ennius down to Juvenal. II. The Usefulness of Antiques towards explaining the Classics; Remarks on our Commentators and School-Education; with a true Idea of the Allegories and Machinery of the Ancients; the want of which is the cause of the Defects and Mistakes in our modern Authors and Artists. III. A summary of Mr. Spence's Inquiry concerning the Agreement between the Works of the Roman Poets, and the Remains of the ancient 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
Published: London printed for J. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall, and R. Horsfield, in Ludgate-Street 1764, MDCCLXIV. [1764]
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:An adaptation by Tindal of Joseph Spence's 'Polymetis'. - English Short Title Catalog, T6261. - Reproduction of original from British Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([8],iv,340p) 12°