Menander, The Plays and Fragments

Menander, The Plays and Fragments

by Menander
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198152701

ISBN-13: 9780198152705

Pub. Date: 08/09/2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press

This new verse translation of the plays and fragments of Menander (341-290 BC), with explanatory notes and introduction, follows the text of Menander closely but attempts to fill some of the gaps by supplements based on the dramatic situation and surviving words in the damaged papyri, so that the reader has, as far as possible, a consecutive text.  See more details below

Overview

This new verse translation of the plays and fragments of Menander (341-290 BC), with explanatory notes and introduction, follows the text of Menander closely but attempts to fill some of the gaps by supplements based on the dramatic situation and surviving words in the damaged papyri, so that the reader has, as far as possible, a consecutive text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198152705
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
08/09/2001
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Select Bibliography
Translator's Note
The Plays and Fragments of Menander: (these are arranged in an order which puts the more complete plays and fragments first)
The Bad-Tempered Man (Dyskolos)3
The Girl from Samos (Samia)44
The Arbitration (Epitrepontes)81
The Shield (Aspis)116
The Girl with the Shaven Head (Perikeiromene)140
The Man she Hated (Misoumenos)163
The Man from Sikyon (Sikyonios)181
Twice a Swindler (Dis Exapaton)199
The Hero (Heros)206
The Lyre-Player (Kitharistes)213
The Farmer (Georgos)219
The Apparition (Phasma)226
The Flatterer (Kolax)232
The Girl Possessed (Theophoroumene)241
The Girl from Leukas (Leukadia)246
The Girl from Perinthos (Perinthia)249
The Man from Carthage (Karchedonios)252
The Women drinking Hemlock (Koneiazomenai)255
Title Unknown257
A Selection of Fragments Quoted by Other Authors263
Fragments of Doubtful Authorship281
Explanatory Notes294

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