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Diggle, James

Works: 93 works in 490 publications in 10 languages and 6,287 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  History  Comedy plays  Conference papers and proceedings  Tragedies (Drama)  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor, Honoree, Translator, Author of introduction, Commentator for written text
Classifications: PA3973, 882.01
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Publications about James Diggle
Publications by James Diggle
Most widely held works by James Diggle
Odysseus unbound : the search for Homer's Ithaca by Robert Bittlestone( Book )
9 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 923 libraries worldwide
Examines literary, geological, and archaeological evidence in an attempt to identify the true location of the island of Ithaca described in Homer's "Odyssey."
The classical papers of A.E. Housman by A. E Housman( Book )
22 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 553 libraries worldwide
A complete collection, in three volumes, of the classical articles and reviews of A.E. Housman. These papers were originally published between 1882 and 1936 in a variety of academic journals, many of which are now difficult to obtain. The editors have checked and, where necessary, supplemented and updated all the references and corrected errors in them, but have otherwise presented each paper, in full, with the minimum of editorial comment. At the end of Volume III there are very elaborate and comprehensive indexes of passages, words and topics discussed by Houston. The Kleine Schriften of great scholars are among the most important and useful tools of the classicist's trade. This edition will be of the first importance among such collections and will provide an essential work of reference. Housman's known virtues as a textual critic are decisively confirmed and emphasized now that his papers can be seen in one complete and connected sequence
Euripidis fabulae by Euripides( Book )
62 editions published between 1902 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 539 libraries worldwide
I : Alcestis, Andromacha, Bacchae, Hecuba, Helena, Electra II : Heraclidae, Hercules Furens, Supplices, Hippolytus, Iphigenia Aulidensis, Iphigenia Taurica III : Ion, Cyclops, Medea, Orestes, Troades, Phoenissae : Anonymi Rhesus
Euripides, Phaethon by James Diggle( Book )
26 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 447 libraries worldwide
The surviving text of the fragmentary Phaethon of Euripides depends chiefly on two sources: two pages from a Euripidean manuscript, written about A.D. 500, and a papyrus of the third century B.C., which contains a substantial part of the parodos. These sources are supplemented by a number of citations in classical authors and by a recently published fragmentary hypothesis. Professor Diggle has examined all the manuscript evidence and offers many decipherments. He gives a text of the play and of the hypothesis, an exegetical commentary, prolegomena and appendices, in which he discusses the treatment of the Phaethon myth in classical literature and attempts a reconstruction of the plot of the play
Studies on the text of Euripides : Supplices, Electra, Heracles, Troades, Iphigenia in Tauris, Ion by James Diggle( Book )
13 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 378 libraries worldwide
Tragicorum Graecorum fragmenta selecta ( Book )
18 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 349 libraries worldwide
The lost plays of the Greek tragic poets are preserved in fragmentary form only. This volume presents the texts of their most interesting and substantial parts. Included fragments from Euripides, Aeschylus, and Sophocles with full critical apparatus
Euripidea : collected essays by James Diggle( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 327 libraries worldwide
James Diggle is one of the foremost Euripidean scholars of our time. His ground-breaking Studies on the Text of Euripides, culminating in his new edition of the complete plays in the Oxford Classical Texts series, have won him a world-wide reputation. This collection comprises forty-one papers and reviews (including five papers not previously published), designed as a companion to the new Oxford text. The published papers and reviews have been lightly revised and updated, and equipped with copious cross-references. There are full indexes. The collection not only offers a commentary on an extensive range of problematic passages in the plays; it also provides an up-to-date grammar of Euripidean usage - linguistic, stylistic, and metrical - and deals with many aspects of the manuscript tradition. It will be an indispensable handbook for all future scholars of Euripides
Characters by Theophrastus( Book )
26 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and Greek, Modern [1453- ] and held by 318 libraries worldwide
Theophrastus' Characters is a collection of thirty short character-sketches of various types of individuals who walked the streets of Athens in the late fourth century BC. This edition presents a radically improved text for a unique work which had a profound influence on European literature. The translation is designed to be readable and reveals the nuances of the original Greek--through a comprehensive commentary that clarifies the often enigmatic references within the text
The Bacchae by Euripides( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
"Classical Greek drama is brought vividly to life in this series of new translations. The new versions remain faithful to the original Greek, yet the language has all the immediacy of contemporary English. The result is a series of genuinely actable plays, which bring students as close as possible to the playwrights' original words and intentions." "Students are encouraged to engage with the text through detailed commentaries, which include suggestions for discussion and analysis. In addition, numerous practical questions stimulate ideas on staging and encourage students to explore the play's dramatic qualities." "Cambridge Translations from Greek Drama is suitable for students of both Classical Civilization and Drama. Useful features include: full synopsis of the play; commentary alongside translation for easy reference; time line to set the play in its historical context; guide to pronunciation of names; and index of topics and themes."--Jacket
Iohannidos seu De bellis Libycis libri VIII by Flavius Cresconius Corippus( Book )
25 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 283 libraries worldwide
The textual tradition of Euripides' Orestes by James Diggle( Book )
11 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
Dionysiaca : nine studies in Greek poetry ( Book )
12 editions published in 1978 in 3 languages and held by 260 libraries worldwide
Cambridge orations 1982-1993 : a selection by James Diggle( Book )
6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Studies in Latin literature and its tradition : in honour of C.O. Brink ( Book )
12 editions published in 1989 in 3 languages and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Helen by Euripides( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in Greek, Ancient [to 1453] and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Fabulae by Euripides( Book )
63 editions published between 1901 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Ratio et res ipsa : classical essays presented by former pupils to James Diggle on his retirement ( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Evripidis Fabvlae by Euripides( Book )
15 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Further Greek epigrams : epigrams before A.D. 50 from the Greek anthology and other sources, not included in Hellenistic epigrams or The garland of Philip by D. L Page( Book )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Phaeton. [The fragments] by Euripides( Book )
10 editions published in 1970 in 3 languages and held by 26 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Diggle, Iacobus
Diggle Iacobus 1944-....
Diggle, Iakobus.
Diggle, J.
Diggle, J. 1944-
Diggle, J. (James)
Diggle, Jacobus 1944-
Diggle, James 1944-
James Diggle britischer Klassischer Philologe
James Diggle British professor
James Diggle Brits professor
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