Author:Cyrus Read Edmonds

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Cyrus Read Edmonds
(1809–1868)
Translator of Cicero and Livy, biographer and Head Master of Leicester Proprietary Grammar School.

Works[edit]

As Author[edit]

  • Life and Times of General Washington London, T. Tegg and Son, 1835-36. (external scan) (external scan) (external scan)
  • Introduction to A view of the principal deistical writers, that have appeared in England in the last and present century London, Printed for T. Tegg and son [etc., etc.] 1837.

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  • John Milton; a biography. Especially designed to exhibit the ecclesiastical principles of that illustrious man. London, Cockshaw, 1851. (external scan)

As translator[edit]

  • Cicero's Three books Of offices, or Moral duties: also his Cato Major, an essay on old age; Laelius, an essay on friendship; paradoxes; Scipio's dream; and Letter to Quintus on the duties of a magistrate. Literally translated, with notes, designed to exhibit a comparative view of the opinions of Cicero, and those modern moralists and ethical philosophers (external scan)
  • Livy The History of Rome 1850 (external scan)


Works by this author published before January 1, 1925 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.