Collection Level Description: Copies of Plays by Aeschylus
Reference: MSS. Facs. d. 93-7
Title: Copies of Plays by Aeschylus
Dates of Creation: 20th cent.
Extent: 5 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Eduard Fraenkel (1888-1970), Classical Scholar
Language of Material: Ancient Greek, Latin, and English
Eduard Fraenkel (1888-1970) was a classical scholar. Details are given in the Dictionary of National
Scope and Content
Photocopies and enlargements from microfilm of parts of plays by Aeschylus, including
Agamemnon, Persae and Choephoroe.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The copies were given to the Library by Professor E. Fraenkel in 1953.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a
valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see
Copies may be made only with the permission of the owners.
Existence/Location of Originals
The originals are located as follows:
- MS. Facs. d. 93 - Naples, Biblioteca Nazionale II F. 31 fol. 116v-159r
- MS. Facs. d. 94 - Venice, Marc. gr. 468 (now 653?) fol. 78r-79v, Marc. gr. 663 (olim 616) fol. 109r-114v;
Naples, Bibl. Naz. II F. 31 fol. 112v-113r, 117v-118r; Florence, Laur. 31. 8 fol. 71r; Cambridge University
Library Adv. b. 3. 3 pp. 228, 314, 316, 318
- MS. Facs. d. 95 - Leiden, Universiteits Bibliotheek 756 D. 21 pp. 165-7, 171-2, 175-208, 210-229
- MSS. Facs. d. 96-7 - Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale grec 2791
A full description is available in the Library.
Greek drama (Tragedy)
Greek drama (Tragedy) | Translations into Latin
Aeschylus | ? 525 BC-? 456 BC | Greek playwright
Fraenkel | Eduard | 1888-1970 | Classical Scholar
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