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his fower against Philip of Macedon, &c. by Tho. Wylson, Doctor of the Civill Lawes, 4to, - 1570
ISOCRATES.. Isocrates's fage Admonition to Demonicus, by R. Nutthall, 8vo, Lond.
1557, 12mo. and 1585 Isocrates's Doctrinal of Princes, by Syr Tho. Elliot, Lond. 8vo.
1534 Ifocrates's Orat. intitled Evagoras, by Jer. Wolfe, 8vo. 1581 Three Orations of moral Instructions, one to Demonicus,
and two to Nicocles, King of Salamis, translated from 'Ifocrates, by Tho. Torreft, 4to. - 1580
LUCIA N. Necromantia, a Dialog of the Poete Lucyen between Me
nippus and Philonides, for his Fantefye faynyd for a
mery Pastyme, in English Verse and Latin Profe. Toxaris, or the Friendship of Lucian, by A.O. Lond. 8vo.
1565 HERODOTUS. The famous Hystory of Herodotus *, in nine Bookes, &c. by B. R. Lond.
1584 N. B. This Piece contains only the two firft Books, viz. the
Clio and Euterpe. The Translator says' in his Prefack, “ As these speede, so the rest will follow.” 4ta.
THUÇ Y D'ID E S. The Hystory writtone by Thucydides, &c. translated out of
the Frenche of Claude de Seyffel, Bishop of Marseilles, into the Englishe language, by Tho. Nicolls, Citizeine and Goldsmyth of London, fol. - 15507
POL Y BIUS, Hystories of the most famous and worthy Cronographer,
* Among the entries in the books at Stationers-hall this ap. pears to be one. * • John Denhain.] The famous Historye of Herodotus in Eng, Jyshe, June 13, 1551." *+ On the Stationcrs' books in 1607 either this or some other translation is enter'd, called " The History of Thucidides the Athenian translated into English,"
Polybius, by Christopher Watson, 8vo. - 1568 This Work consists of extracts only.
DIODORUS SICULUS. The History of the Successors of Alexander, &c. out of Dio.
dorus Siculus and Plutarch, by : ho. Stocker. Lond. 4to.
1569 Α Ρ Ρ Ι Α Ν. An aunciente Historie, &c. by Appian t of Alexandria,
translated out of diverse Languages, &c. by W. B. 4to. Lond,
1578 JOS E P H'U S.' Josephuss History, &c. translated into English, by Tho. Lodge, fol. Lond.
1602—1609, &c. ÆLI A N. Ælian's Registre of Hystories, by Abraham Fleming, 4to.
1576 HERODIA N. The Historie of Herodian, &c. tran. oute of Greeke into
Latin, by Angelus Politianus, and out of Latin into
myot, Bishop of Auxerre, fol. 1579, 1602, 1603
* Caxton tells us, that « Skelton had translated Diodorus Si. “ culus, the Epiftles of Tulle, and diverse other Workes :" but I know not that they were ever printed.
+ In the first volume of the entries in the books of the Station, ers' company, Feb. 5, 1577, is the following:
“ Henry Binneman. Appianus Alexandrinus of the Romaine Civill Warres."
Oct. 1591, Herodian in English was entered at Stationers-hall by Adams.
§ Thus entered in the books of the Stationers' company. *6 April 1579-Vautrouller-Wright, a booke in Englishe called Plutarch's Lyves.”
Plutarch's Morals, by Dr. Philemon Holland 1603 *
ARISTOT L E. The Ethiques of Aristotle, &c. by John Wylkinson. Printi ed by Grafton, Printer to K. Edw. VI. 8vo. B. L. ..
1547 + The Secrete of Secretes of Aristotle, &c. translated out of the Frenche, &c. Lond. 8vo.
1528 Aristotle's Politiques, &c $. from the Fr. by J. D. fol. Lond.
1598 XENOPH O N. . The eight Bookes of Xenophon; containing the Institution,
Schole, and Education of Cyrus, the noble King of Persye, &c. tranf. out of Gr. into Engl. by Mr. William Bercher. Lond. 1 2mo.
1567 and 1569 Do. by Dr. Philemon Holland. Xenophon's Treatise of House-hold right, connyngly transl.
out of the Greke tongue, &c. by Gentian Hervet, &c. 8vo. Lond,
532. 8vo. 1534.
1544. 8vo. 1573 The Arte of Riding from Xenophon, &c. Lond. 4to. 1587
EPICTETU SS. The Manuell of Epictetus, transl. out of Greeke into French,
* On the Stationers' books in the year 1600 is the following entry.
16 A booke to be translated out of Frenche into Englishe, and so printed, calied the Morall Woorkes of Plutarque.” Again in 1602. Again in the same year, " The morral worke of Plus tarque, being translated out of French into English.”
Of the Ethicks of Aristotle some more early translation must have appeared; as Sir Tho. Elyot in his Boke named the Governour, 1537, says, “they are to be learned in Greke ; for the translations that we have, be but a rude and grofle shadowe of the eloquence and wysdome of Aristotle."
This translation is entered in the books at Stationers-hall. " Adam Illip] Aristotle's Politiques with expofitions; to be translated into Englyshe by the Frenche copie, 1598." . In the books of the Stationer's company, Feb. 12, 1981, Tho. Easte entered Enchiridion in English,
and now into English, &c. Also the Apothegmes, &c. by James Sandford. Lond. 12mo.
1567 E UNA PIUS SARDIA NUS* The Lyves of Philosophers and Orators, from the Greek of Eunapius, 4to.
1579 A CHILLES TATIU S. The most delectable and pleasant Hist, of Clitophor. and
Leucippe, from the Greek of Achilles Statits, &c. by
- 15977 M. ANTONINU St. • The Golden Boke of Marcus Aurelius, Emperour and eloquent Orator, 12mo. Lond.
1553 Translated out of Fr. into Eng. by Sir John Bourchier, Kt.
&c. &c. Oiber editions of this are in 1534, 1535, 2536, 1537, 1559.
1586, 1588. DIONYSIUS. Dionyfius's Description of the Worlde. Englyshed by Tho. Twine, 8vo. Lond.
- 1572 EUCLID. Euclid's Elements of Geometry, transl. into Eng. by Rich. Candish, who flourished, A. D.
- 1556 * Thus entered in the books of the Stationer's company. " Richard Jones. The Lives of divers excellente Orators and Philosophers written in Greeke by Enapius of the city of Sardis in Lydia, and translated into Englithe by - "
This book was entered in the same year by Thomas Creede, on the books of the Stationers' company.
I This book is only introduced, that an opportunity may be obrained of excluding it from any future catalogue of translated clatlics. It was a fraud of Guevara's, but not undetected; for Chapman, in his Gentleman Uher, 1602, speaks of the book as Guevara's own. “ If there be not more choice words in that letter, than in any three of Guevara's Golden Epifiles, I am a very als." See his article in Bayle. Our countryman Elyott did somewhat of the same kind. He pretended to translate the Actes and Sentences notable, of the Emperor Alexander Severus, (from the Greek of Encolpius. See Fabricius'and Tanner’s Bibliothec. &c.
Euclid's Elements, Pref. by John Dee. Lond. 1570
HIPPOCRATE S. The Aphorismes of Hippocrates, redacted into a certaine · Order, and translated by Humfrie Llhyd, 8vo. 1585
GALEN. Galen's Two Books of Elements, translated into Engl. by J. Jones, 4to. Lond.
- 1574 Certaine Workes of Galen, englyshed by Tho. Gale, 4to.
1586 HELIODORU S. The Beginning of fethiopical History in Engl. Hexameters,
by Abrah. Fraunce, 8vo. Lond. - 1591 * Heliodorus's Ethiopic Hift. trans, by Tho. Underdown, B. L. 4to. Lond.
1577 and 1587 VIRGIL. The Boke of Eneydos, &c. by Caxton, fol. Lond. prose
1490 The thirteen Bukes of Eneados in Scottish Metir, by Gawain : Douglas, 4to. Lond.
1553 Certain Bookes of Virgile's Æneist turned into English Me
tir, by the right honourable Lorde, Henry Earle of Surrey, 4to. Lond.
- 1557 The first seven Bookes of the Eneidos, by Phaer. Lond. 4to. B, L.
1558 This Translation is in rhime of fourteen syllables. The nyné first Bookes, &c. by Phaer, 4to. Lond. 1562 The thirteene Bookes of Eneidos, by Phaer and Twyne,
4to. Lond. - 1584, 1996, 1607, &c I. The first foure Bookes of Virgil's Æneis, translated into
* A translation of the fame book is likewise entered at Staticn. ei's hall 1602, and again twice in 1604, for different printers.
* This is a translation of the second and fourth books into blank verse, and is perhaps the oldest specimen of that metre in the English language.
I Among the entries in the books of the Stationer's company, is the following. " Tho. Creede.] Virgil's Æneidos in Englishe verse, 1595." Again in 1600. Again his Bucolics and Georpics in the same year.