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Euripides’ Orestes, Foulis Edition

SKU: 7671
£350.00

Title:
Euripides’ Orestes, Foulis Edition

Date of publication:
1753

Binding:
contemporary calf

Editor(s):
Joshua Barnes

Publisher(s):

  • Robert & Andrew Foulis
  • Author(s):

  • Euripides
  • [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.

    References

    Gaskell, Foulis, 254; ESTC N9483.