- 458 pages
- Homer and the Iliad
- John Stuart Blackie
- 17 September 2017 John Stuart Blackie
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John Stuart Blackie was one of the most influential figures of nineteenth century Scotland He translated Goethe s Faust and brought first hand knowledge of German philosophy to Scotland as a means of keeping the Enlightenment tradition alive As first Professor of Humanity at Aberdeen from 1839 to 1852 and then Professor of Greek at Edinburgh until 1882, he played a central role in modernising th