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Menander of Athens

Overview
Works: 1,241 works in 4,070 publications in 13 languages and 41,624 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Honoree, Former owner
Classifications: PA4246, 882.01
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The complete Greek drama; all the extant tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides, and the comedies of Aristophanes and Menander, in a variety of translations by Whitney J Oates( Book )
8 editions published between 1938 and 1991 in English and held by 2,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Menander by Menander( Book )
213 editions published between 1925 and 2008 in 12 languages and held by 1,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Volume III. This volume completes the Loeb Classical Library's new edition of the leading writer of New Comedy. W. Geoffrey Arnott, an internationally recognized Menander expert, provides a Greek text based on careful study of recently discovered papyri, a skilful translation, and full explanatory notes. So influential in antiquity -- his plays were adapted for the Roman stage by Plautus and Terence -- Menander's comic art can now be fully known and enjoyed. It is a comedy that focuses on the hazards of love and trials of family life. Volume III begins with Samia (The Woman from Samos), which has come down to us nearly complete. Here too are the very substantial extant portions of Sikyonioi (The Sicyonians) and Phasma (The Apparition) as well as Synaristosai (Women Lunching Together), on which Plautus' Cistellaria was based. The volume also includes a selection of papyrus fragments attributed to Menander. The surviving portions of ten Menander plays are in the second volume of Arnott's widely praised edition. Among these are the recently published fragments of Misoumenos (The Man She Hated), which sympathetically presents the flawed relationship of a soldier and a captive girl; and the surviving half of Perikeiromene (The Girl with Her Hair Cut Short), a comedy of mistaken identity and lovers' quarrel. Volume I contains six of Menander's plays, including the only complete one extant, Dyskolos (The Peevish Fellow), which won first prize in Athens in 317 B.C., and Dis Expaton (Twice a Swindler), the original of Plautus' Two Bacchises
Samia by Menander( Book )
102 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dyskolos by Menander( Book )
29 editions published between 1965 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le Dyscolos by Menander( Book )
119 editions published between 1900 and 2008 in 11 languages and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reliquiae selectae by Menander( Book )
61 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The principal fragments by Menander( Book )
82 editions published between 1921 and 1970 in 4 languages and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The bad-tempered man, or; The misanthrope, a play in five scenes by Menander( Book )
7 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Menandri Dyscolus by Menander( Book )
43 editions published between 1960 and 1970 in 6 languages and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Menandri Aspis by Menander( Book )
51 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Menandri quae supersunt by Menander( Book )
54 editions published between 1938 and 1959 in 7 languages and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Epitrepontes by Menander( Book )
100 editions published between 1908 and 2009 in 10 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Menandri Sicyonius. [Fragmenta] by Menander( Book )
39 editions published between 1965 and 1972 in 7 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dyscolus. Introd., text, textual commentary, and interpretive translation by Menander( Book )
5 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four plays of Menander: The hero, Epitrepontes, Periceiromene and Samia by Menander( Book )
11 editions published between 1910 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The bad-tempered man = Dyskolos by Menander( Book )
16 editions published between 1960 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rape of the locks; the Perikeiromenê of Menander by Menander( Book )
11 editions published between 1942 and 1956 in English and Undetermined and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New fragments of the Misoumenos of Menander by Menander( Book )
10 editions published in 1965 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Menandrea ex papyris et membranis vetustissimis by Menander( Book )
74 editions published between 1910 and 1912 in 6 languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'atrabilaire by Menander( Book )
25 editions published between 1961 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
English (347)
Greek, Ancient (337)
German (102)
Italian (101)
Latin (89)
Greek, Modern (57)
French (48)
Multiple languages (17)
Spanish (14)
Dutch (14)
Portuguese (8)
Danish (4)
Terena (1)
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