Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides between Athens and Alexandria: a Textual History

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Autore: Katarzyna Pietruczuk
Anno edizione: 2019 
Collana: Quaderni di Seminari Romani di cultura greca, 25
Isbn: 978-88-7140-961-0
Materie: Filologia
Formato: 17x24
Pagine: 276
Lingua: Inglese

This book sets out to investigate what we know about the early transmission of the text of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides between the time when they wrote their plays and c. 200 BC.


1. Introduction
2. Lycurgus’ decree
3. Aristotle’s Didascaliae
4. Narrative hypotheses versus Dicaearchus’ hypotheses
5. The texts of the tragedians arrive in Alexandria
6. Callimachus’ catalogues
7. Aristophanes of Byzantium’s editorial work
8. Conclusion
Appendix: Chronological or alphabetical? On the order of plays in the earliest editions of the Athenian tragedians
Index locorum
General index