Euripides’ Orestes, Foulis EditionSKU: 7671
Euripides’ Orestes, Foulis Edition
Date of publication:
[Greek title] Orestes. Adjecta est ad finem versio Latina, ex editione J. Barnes […] Glasguae [Glasgow], in Aedibus Academicis, excudebant Robertus et Andreas Foulis 1753.
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.
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.
Gaskell, Foulis, 254; ESTC N9483.