Euripides’ Orestes, Foulis Edition

£350.00

[Greek title] Orestes. Adjecta est ad finem versio Latina, ex editione J. Barnes […] Glasguae [Glasgow], in Aedibus Academicis, excudebant Robertus et Andreas Foulis 1753.

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The play’s the thing

Euripides’ play recounts events following Orestes’ murder of his mother, Clytemnestra, in revenge for her murder of his father, Agamemnon. The text follows Joshua Barnes’ excellent Cambridge edition, first printed in 1694.

References

Gaskell, Foulis, 254; ESTC N9483.

Condition & Materials

8vo. pp. [ii], 159, [i]. Text in Greek with Latin translation following. Light toning to text. Contemporary calf, somewhat rubbed and worn, joints renewed. Old ownership signature to free endpaper partially erased.

Title

Euripides’ Orestes, Foulis Edition

Author(s)

Euripides

Editor(s)

BARNES, Joshua

Publisher

FOULIS, Robert & Andrew

Place of publication

Glasgow

Date of publication

1753

Binding

contemporary calf