Author:George Chapman

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George Chapman

English poet and playwright

George Chapman

The following list of works is based on that given in George Chapman: an annotated bibliography of commentary and criticism (1995) by Vincent W Beach. It excludes works identified as being lost or unpublished. Full titles gleaned from Early English Books Online (EEBO)







  • The Shadow of Night: Containing Two Poeticall Hymnes (1594)
  • Hero and Leander (4 Sestiads) (1598)
  • "Peristeros: or the Male Turtle", in Loves Martyr or, Rosalin's Complaint, by Robert Chester (1601)
  • * "Euthymiæ raptus; or The teares of peace with interlocutions" (1609) (1609)
  • An Epicede or Funerall Song (1612)
  • The Memorable Masque of the Middle Temple and Lincoln's Inn (1613)
  • Eugenia: or Two Nobilities Trance (1614)
  • Andromeda liberta (1614)
  • Pro Vere, Autumni Lachrymae (1622)


  • Ovids banquet of sence: A coronet for his mistresse philosophie, and his amorous zodiacke (1595)
  • Achilles shield Translated as the other seven bookes of Homer, out of his eighteenth booke of Iliades (1598)
  • Seaven bookes of the Iliades of Homere, prince of poets, translated according to the Greeke, in judgement of his best commentaries (1598)
  • Homer prince of poets: translated according to the Greeke, in twelve bookes of his Iliads (1609)
  • The Iliads of Homer prince of poets, Never before in any languag truely translated. With a comment uppon some of his chiefe places; donne according to the Greeke (1611)
  • Petrarchs seuen penitentiall psalmes paraphrastically translated: with other philosophicall poems, and a hymne to Christ vpon the crosse (1612)
  • Homer's Odysses. Translated according to ye Greeke (1615)
  • The whole works of Homer; prince of poetts in his Iliads, and Odysses. Translated according to the Greeke (1616)
  • The divine poem of Musæus. First of all bookes. Translated according to the originall (1616)
  • The georgicks of Hesiod, translated elaborately out of the Greek: containing doctrine of husbandrie, moralitie, and pietie; with a perpetuall calendar of good and bad daies; not superstitious, but necessarie (as farre as naturall causes compell) for all men to observe, and difference in following their affaires (1618)
  • The Crowne of All Homers Workes (1624)
  • A justification of a strange action of Nero; in burying with a solemne funerall, one of the cast hayres of his mistresse Poppæa. Also a just reproofe of a Romane smell-feast, being the fifth satyre of Juvenall (1629)

Works about Chapman[edit]

Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1929, and 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.

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