Author:Cornelius Conway Felton

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Cornelius Conway Felton
American classical scholar. President of Harvard University.
Cornelius Conway Felton


  • A lecture on the classical learning, delivered before the convention of teachers, and other friends of education, assembled to form the American institute of instruction, August, 20, 1830 (1831)
  • A Greek reader: for the use of schools: containing selections in prose and poetry, with English notes and a Lexicon (1840)
  • Classical studies: essays on ancient literature and art (1843). Co-authored with Barnas Sears and Bela Bates Edwards
  • The Agamemnon of Aeschylus, with notes (1847)
  • The Birds of Aristophanes, with notes and a metrical table (1849)
  • Address delivered at the dedication of the new building of Bristol Academy in Taunton, August 25, 1852 (1852)
  • Selections from the Greek Historians arranged in the order of events, with notes (1852)
  • An address delivered before the Association of the alumni of Harvard College, July 20, 1854 (1854)
  • The Panegyricus of Isocrates, from the text of Bremi, with english notes (1854, 2nd edition)
  • A history of Greece, from the earliest times to the Roman conquest (1855) Revised and extended version of original book by William Smith
  • Selections from modern Greek writers in prose and poetry, with notes (1857)
  • "Inaugural Address" in Addresses at the inauguration of Cornelius Conway Felton, LL. D., as president of Harvard College, and at the Festival of the Alumni, Thursday, July 19, 1860 (1860)
  • Familiar letters from Europe (1865), posthumous publication.


  • German Literature: Translated from the German of Wolfgang Menzel (1840), 3 vols.
  • The Earth and Man: Lectures on comparative physical geography, in its relation to the history of mankind by Arnold Guyot (1849)

As editor[edit]

  • The Iliad of Homer: From the Text of Wolf. With English Notes (1833)
  • A Memorial of the Rev. John Snelling Popkin (1852)
  • Diary in Turkish and Greek waters (1855) by George William Frederick Howard, 7th Earl of Carlisle

Via a spiritualists hand[edit]

  • Various 'letters' in Post-mortem confessions: being letters written through a mortal's hand by spirits who, when in mortal, were officers of Harvard College: with comments by Allen Putnam (1886)

Works about Felton[edit]

Works by this author published before January 1, 1924 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.