Euripides: Iphigenia at Aulis
Volume 1: Introduction, Text and Translation; Volume 2: Commentary and Indexes
Christopher Collard and James Morwood
Christopher Collard was Professor of Classics at the University of Swansea until 1996 and has published widely on tragedy and scholars of tragedy. His work includes editions with commentary of Euripides, Suppliant Women (1975, 1984) and Hecuba (1991), and he is co-editor of Selected Fragmentary Plays of Euripides (1995, 2004).
James Morwood is Dean of Wadham College, Oxford, translator of eleven of Euripides' plays in the World Classics Series, author of numerous Greek and Latin language books and of The Life and Works of Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1985).
VOLUME 1 General Editor's Foreword Dedication Preface Introduction Preliminary The Myth Human and Animal Sacrifice Sacrifice before Marriage The Political Context Panhellenism Dramatis Personae Iphigenia Off-stage – the Army The Chorus Themes and Motifs: Looking; a Sense of Shame; Fortune, Chance and Necessity; Glory Early Performance and Later Reception Metre Text Bibliography Abbreviations Note on the Greek Text and Critical Apparatus Greek Text, Apparatus and Translation VOLUME 2 Commentary Corrigenda and Addenda Indexes to Volumes 1 and 2
The thoroughness of the editors’ work is manifest (and laudable) throughout, with ‘much discussion of plot, characters and dramaturgy’...This has been a labour of love (and on a Heraclean scale) for the editors, who deserve our thanks and congratulations.
Colin Leach, Classics for All
Size: 210 x 147 mm
Publication: March 24, 2017
Series: Aris & Phillips Classical Texts