The Cambridge History of English and American Literature in 18 Volumes (1907–21).
Volume XII. The Romantic Revival.

XIV. Historians



Contributions on Roman History to Encyclopedia Metropolitana, 1821–7.

On Niebuhr’s History of Rome. Quarterly Review. Vol. XXXII. 1825.

Thucydides. Ed. Arnold, T. 3 vols. 1830–5. 2nd edn. 1840–2. 3rd edn. 1847–8. [With appendixes on questions of constitutional history and historical topography.]

History of Rome. 3 vols. 1838–43, and later edns. [To end of Second Punic War.]

The Second Punic War. Ed. Arnold, W. T. 1886.

Introductory Lectures on Modern History: with Inaugural Lecture, 1841. Oxford, 1842, and later edns.

History of the later Roman Commonwealth. 2 vols. 1845.

Miscellaneous works. Ed. Stanley, A. P. 1845.

Stanley, A. P. Sermon preached in the Chapel of Rugby School on the death of Rev. T. Arnold. Rugby, 1842.

—— Life and Correspondence of Thomas Arnold. 2 vols. 1844, and later edns. [Contains a full bibliography in vol. II.]

See, also, bibliography to Chap. XIII, ante.


The Roman system of Provincial Administration. 1879. New edn. 1906. 3rd edn. 1914.

Studies of Roman Imperialism. Ed. Fiddes, E., with memoir of the author. Manchester, 1906.

See, also, ante, Arnold, Thomas.


History of the Church A.D. 313–451. Oxford, 1860.

Chapters of early English Church History. Oxford, 1878.

The Roman See in the Early Church, and other Studies in Church History. 1896.

See bibliography to Chap. XV, sect. II


Poems, legendary and historical. (With Freeman, E. A.) 1850.

The Tale of the Great Persian War. 1861. [And other historical manuals.]

Tales from Greek Mythology. 1861, and later edns.

The Mythology of the Aryan nations. 2 vols. 1870. New edn. 1882.

A History of Greece. 2 vols. 1874.

An Introduction to the science of Comparative Mythology and Folklore. 1881.

Lives of Greek Statesmen, 2 vols. 1886.

Life of Bp. Colenso. 2 vols. 1888.


Carthage and her Remains. 1861.

Ruined Cities within Numidian and Carthaginian territories. 1862.


Essays upon the Drama. 1858.

Letters of George III to Lord North. (Ed.) 1867.

Euripides. (Classics for English Readers.) Edinburgh, 1872.

Tacitus. (Ibid.) 1873.

Contributions to The Saturday Review, etc.

Johnson, C. B. Donne and his Friends. 1905.


Remarks on the Topography of Oropia and Diacria. Athens, 1838. G. Finlays Historisch-topographische Abhandlungen über Attika … aus dem Englischen übers … und mit Bemerkungen, hrsg. von Hoffmann, S. F. W. Leipzig, 1842.

Greece under the Romans. Edinburgh, 1844. Trans. into German.

History of Greece from its Conquest by the Crusaders to its Conquest by the Turks, and of the Empire of Trebizond, 1204–1461. Edinburgh, 1851. Trans. into German.

History of the Byzantine and Greek Empires, 716–1453. 2 vols. Edinburgh, 1853–4.

History of Greece under Othoman and Venetian domination, 1452–1821. 1856.

History of the Greek Revolution (to 1843). 2 vols. Edinburgh, 1862.

A History of Greece from its Conquest by the Romans to the Present Time, B.C. 146 to A.D. 1864. Ed. Tozer, H. F. 7 vols. Oxford, 1877.

Autobiography in Tozer’s edn. of the History of Greece, vol. 1.


History of Federal Government. Vol. 1. General Introduction. Cambridge, 1863. Ed. Bury, J. B., 1893, as History of Federal Government in Greece and Italy.

Historical Essays. 2nd series. 1873.

The History of Sicily from the earliest times. Vols. 1–III. Vol. IV, ed. Evans, A. J. Oxford, 1891–4.

Sicily: Phoenician, Greek, Roman. (Story of the Nations series.) 1892.

See, also, bibliography to chapter on Historians in Vol. XIV.


Essentials of Parliamentary Reform. 1831.

History of Greece. 12 vols. (Vols. 1, II, 1845; III, IV, 1847; V, VI, 1848; VII, VIII, 1850; IX, X, 1852; XI, 1853; XII, 1856.) 8 vols. 1862. 12 vols. 1869–70, Condensed edn., with notes and appendices by Mitchell, J. M. and Caspari, M. O. B. 1907.

Seven Letters [rptd. from The Spectator] on the recent politics of Switzerland. 1847. New edn., with unpublished letter to A. de Tocqueville. 1876.

Plato and the other Companions of Socrates. 3 vols. 1865.

Cope, E. M. Theætetus and Grote’s Criticisms. 1866.

Aristotle. Edd. Bain, A. and Robertson, G. C. 2 vols. 1872. [Vol. II contains the paper on the De Anima, rptd. from Bain, A., The Senses and the Intellect, 3rd edn., 1868.]

Minor Works. Ed. with remarks on Grote, by Bain, A. 1873.

Fragments on Ethical subjects: from his posthumous papers. Ed. Bain, A. 1876.

Also numerous contributions to The Westminster Review.

The Personal Life of George Grote. By Mrs. Grote. 1873.


Italy and her Invaders. 8 vols. Oxford, 1880–99.

Letters of Cassiodorus. Condensed translation of Variae Epistolae, with introduction by Hodgkin, T. 1886.

The Dynasty of Theodosius. Oxford, 1889.

Theodoric the Goth. New York, 1891.

George Fox. Boston, 1896.

Charles the Great. 1897.

The Walls, Gates, and Aqueducts of Rome. 1899.

The History of England to the Norman Conquest. (Vol. 1 of The Political History of England, edd. Hunt, W. and Poole, R. L.) 1906.

The Wardens of the Northern Marches. Creighton Memorial Lecture, 1907. 1907.

Ernst Curtius. Proc. of British Academy. 1908.


Outlines of History. 1830.

The History of the War of Greek Independence. 2 vols. Edinburgh, 1830.

The Mythology of Ancient Greece and Italy. 1831. 2nd edn. 1838.

The History of Greece, 1835. 4th edn. 1842.

The History of Rome. 1836.

The History of England. 3 vols. 1839, and later edns. Trans. into German.

The History of the Roman Empire. 1840. 6th edn. 1849.

Notes on the Bucolics and Georgics of Virgil: with excursus, etc. 1846.

The History of India. 1846–7.

An Account of the Life and Writings of John Milton: with an introduction to Paradise Lost. 1855.

Keightley also produced an edn. of Shakespeare (6 vols., 1864) and two semi-historical works.

See bibliography to Chap. XV, sect. II.

See bibliography to Chap. XV, sect. 1.


The History of the Romans under the Empire. 7 vols. 1850–64. New edn. 8 vols. 1865.

C. Sallustii Crispi Catilina et Jugurtha. Ed. Merivale, C. 1852.

The Fall of the Roman Republic: a short history of the last century of the Commonwealth. 1853, and later edns.

An Account of the Life and Letters of Cicero. From the German of B. R. Abeken. Ed. Merivale, C. 1854.

Art. Niebuhr in Encyclopaedia Britannica, 8th edn., vol. XVI. 1858.

Keatsii Hyperionis libri III. Latinè redd. 1863. 2nd edn, with additions. 1882.

The Conversion of the Roman Empire. (Boyle Lecture.) 1864.

The Conversion of the Northern Nations. (Boyle Lecture.) 1866.

Homer’s Iliad, in English rhymed verse. 1869.

The Contest between Pagan and Christian Society. (Christian Evidence Soc.) 1872.

General History of Rome from the foundation of the City to the Fall of Augustulus. 1875. 3rd edn. 1876. Abridged edn. 1877.

The Roman Triumvirates. (Epochs of Ancient History.) 1876. 4th edn. 1885.

St. Paul at Rome. 1877.

The Conversion of the Continental Teutons. 1878.

Four Lectures on some epochs of Early Church History. 1879.

Also numerous articles in The Saturday Review in 1858 and subsequent years. For a list of Dean Merivale’s sermons and pamphlets see art. by Rigg, J. M., in D. of N. B.

Autobiography of Dean Merivale with selections from his Correspondence. 1899.


Fazio. A Tragedy. 1815. 6th edn. 1818.

Samor, the Lord of the Bright City. An Heroic Poem. 1818.

The Martyr of Antioch. Dramatic Poem. 1822.

Belshazzar. A Dramatic Poem. 1822.

Anne Boleyn. A Dramatic Poem. 1826.

The History of the Jews. 3 vols. 1829. 2nd edn. 1830. 3rd edn. 1863.

Poetical works. 3 vols. 1839.

Life of Gibbon: with selections from his Correspondence. 1839.

The History of Christianity to the abolition of Paganism in the Roman Empire. 3 vols. 1840, and later edns.

The History of Latin Christianity including that of the Popes to Nicholas V. 6 vols. 1854–5. 4th edn. 9 vols. 1867.

Lord Macaulay. Obituary in the Proceedings of the Royal Society. 1862.

Annals of St. Paul’s Cathedral. Ed. Milman, A. 1868.

Savonarola, Erasmus, and other Essays. Ed. Milman, A. 1870.

The late Dean of St. Paul’s. By Stanley, A. P. Macmillan’s Magazine. January, 1869.

Henry Hart Milman, D.D., Dean of St. Paul’s: a biographical sketch. By his Son, Arthur Milman. 1900.


Outlines of Roman history (enlarged from art. in Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1887). 1893.

Essays. Ed. Haverfield, H. Oxford, 1911.


The History of Herodotus. A new English version ed. with copious notes and appendices by Rawlinson, G., assisted by Rawlinson, Sir H. and Wilkinson, Sir J. G. 4 vols. 1858–60. 2nd edn. 1862.

The Five Great Monarchies of the Eastern World: Chaldaea, Assyria, Babylonia, Media, and Persia. 4 vols. 1862–7. 4th edn. 3 vols. 1879.

The Sixth Great Oriental Monarchy: Parthia. 1873.

The Seventh Great Oriental Monarchy: the Sassanian or New Persian Empire. 1876.

The History of Ancient Egypt. 2 vols. 1881.

A Sketch of Universal History. 1887.

The History of Phoenicia. 1889.

Contributions to (Sir) W. Smith’s Dictionary of the Bible, etc.


Carthage and the Carthaginians. 1878. New edn. 1897.

Life of Lord Lawrence. 2 vols. 1883. 3rd edn. 1883.

Grogan, Lady E. J. Reginald Bosworth Smith: a memoir. 1909.

See bibliography to Chap. XV, sect. 1.


Historical Memoirs of Canterbury. 1885.

Sinai and Palestine in connection with their history. 1856, and later edns.

Three Introductory Lectures on the study of Ecclesiastical History. Oxford, 1857.

Lectures on the History of the Eastern Church. 1861.

Lectures on the History of the Jewish Church. 3 pts. 1863–76. New edn. 3 vols. 1883.

Memorials of Westminster Abbey. 1868.

Lectures on the History of the Church of Scotland. 1872.

The Life and Correspondence of A. P. Stanley. By Prothero, R. E., with the cooperation of Bradley, G. G. 2 vols. 1893. [With full bibliography.]

See also, Arnold, Thomas, and bibliography to Chap. XIII, ante.


The Nicene and Apostles’ Creeds: their history, with account of the “Creed of St. Athanasius.” 1875.

The Greek Liturgies, chiefly from Original Sources. 1884.


Primitiae, or essays and poems on various subjects, religious, moral, and entertaining. By Connop Thirlwall, eleven years of age. 1809.

Niebuhr, B. History of Rome. V⊙ls. 1 and II transl. by Hare, J. C. and Thirlwall C.; vol. III by Smith, W. and Schmitz, L. 3 vols. Cambridge, 1828–42.

A Vindication of Niebuhr’s History of Rome from the charges of the Quarterly Review. [By Hare and Thirlwall.] Cambridge, 1829.

Letter to the Rev. T. Turton on the Admission of Dissenters to Academical Degrees. Cambridge, 1834. Second Letter. Cambridge, 1834.

A History of Greece. 8 vols. 1835–44. New edn. 1845–52.

Speech on the Civil Disabilities of the Jews. 1848.

Letter to the Rev. Rowland Williams. 1860.

Reply to a Letter of the Lord Bishop of Capetown. 1867.

Remains, literary and theological. Ed. Perowne, J. J. S. 3 vols. 1877–80.

Letters, literary and theological. Ed. Perowne, J. J. S. and Stokes, L. 1881.

Letters to a Friend [Miss Johns]. Ed. Stanley, A. P. 1881.

For chronological list of writings see art. by Clark, J. W. in D. of N. B. vol. LVI, 1898.