Record ID:
35320719 (Libraries Australia Authorities)
Authority type:
  • Name.
Description conventions:
  • rda
LC number:
  • n 50042738
  • 1736-10-27
  • 1796-02-17
Associated with:
  • Scotland Great Britain
Fields of activity:
  • Authorship Translating and interpreting
  • Authors Translators
Used for:
  • Makferson, Dzhems, 1736-1796
  • Oxford dictionary of national biography online, April 4, 2014 (Macpherson, James (1736-1796), writer, was born in the small settlement of Ruthven, near Kingussie, in Badenoch, on 27 October 1736; In 1771 he published An Introduction to the History of Great Britain and Ireland, a work which had a strong Celtic emphasis. In 1773 he published a translation of the Iliad, in 1775 the Papers Containing the Secret History of Great Britain (a work of some historical importance), and also in 1775 The History of Great Britain from the Restoration to the Accession of the House of Hanover; died at Belleville [estate north of Kingussie] on 17 February 1796, just short of his sixtieth birthday)
  • Wikipedia, Sept. 18, 2013 (James Macpherson; b. Oct. 27, 1736; d. Feb. 17, 1796; Scottish writer, poet, literary collector and politician, known as the "translator" of the Ossian cycle of poems)
Local system number:
  • (AuPaJTL)93425
  • abv00284798
  • 000000322364
Cataloguing source:
  • DLC eng rda DLC DLC INS-SF OCoLC InU CU-S Uk
Authentication code:
  • kin