Arnold, Edwin, Sir (M)

Surname: Arnold
Forename(s): Edwin
b. 10 June 1832. d. 24 March 1904. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, journalist, educator, and linguist. Scholar of Buddhism. Author of Poems Narrative and Lyrical (1853), The Light of Asia (1879), The Light of the World (1891), East and West (1891). Principal of the Deccan Sanskrit College in Poona, India (1857-1861). Became a chief editor of Daily Telegraph (1873-1889). Considered for the Poet Laureateship on Tennyson’s death. Father of writer Edwin Lester Arnold. Biographical information: ODNB. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 18
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Invocation 1854-06-03 Household Words Poet 1343
Mine Host 1854-08-12 Household Words Poet 1351
Vernier 1855-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9301
September 1860-09-15 Once a Week Poet 291
The Knight’s Grave 1860-10-27 Once a Week Poet 298
The Dirge of Adonis. (From the Greek of Bion) 1861-05-18 Once a Week Translator 446
June 1861-06-01 Once a Week Poet 448
A Ballad of the Five Rivers. (Sung by a Funjabee.) 1861-08-03 Once a Week Poet 840
Adalieta. (From Boccaccio) 1861-08-31 Once a Week Translator 844
“Autumna” 1861-09 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14258
From Theocritus. Idyll the First 1866-02-24 Once a Week Translator 13409
A Dead Man’s Message. (Paraphrased from Arabic Verses Quoted By Mogreeth, at Bahrein.—See Palgrave’s Arabia) 1866-08-25 Once a Week Translator 13466
The Artist’s Dream of Death 1867-10-12 Once a Week Poet 13556
The Incantation. (From the Greek of Theocritus.—Id. II.) 1868-10 Macmillan’s Magazine Translator 14248
The Caliph’s Draught 1874-07 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14515
The Epic of the Lion. Faithfully Rendered from the French of M. Victor Hugo’s ‘L’Art d’Être Grandpère’ 1878-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 9583
Atalanta 1887-10 Atalanta Poet 1641
The Rain-Drop. [From the Bostán of Sa’di] 1888-07 Atalanta Translator 1782