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Phaethon

Author: Euripides; James Diggle
Publisher: Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 2004, ©1970.
Series: Cambridge classical texts and commentaries, 12.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Greek drama
Tragedies (Drama)
Named Person: Euripides.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Euripides; James Diggle
ISBN: 0521077001 9780521077002 0521604249 9780521604246
OCLC Number: 143371028
Language Note: Commentary and introduction in English ; play text in Greek.
Description: xi, 243, [1] pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 23 cm.
Contents: List of Plates; Preface; Abbreviations; Prolegomena; Text; Commentary; Appendixes; Bibliography; Index verborum; Index of passages discussed; Subject index; Greek index.
Series Title: Cambridge classical texts and commentaries, 12.
Responsibility: edited with prolegomena and commentary by James Diggle.
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