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PRINCIPAL EDITIONS OF SELECTED PLAYS

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Originally appearing in Volume V09, Page 906 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PRINCIPAL EDITIONS OF SELECTED PLAYS.—J. Markland (1763-1971), Supplices, Iphigenia A., Iphigenia T.; Ph. Brunck (1779–1780), Andromache, Medea, Orestes, Hecuba; R. Porson (1797–1801), Hecuba, Orestes, Phoenissae, Medea; H. Monk (1811–18,8), Hippolytus, Alcestis, Iphigenia A., Iphigenia T.; P. Elmsiey (1813–1821), Medea, Bacchae, Heraclidae, Supplices; G. Hermann (1831–1841), Hecuba (animadv. ad R. Porsom notas, first in 1800), Orestes, Alcestis, Iphigenia A., Iphigenia T., Helena, Ion, Hercules Furens; C. Badham (1851–1853), Iphigenia T., Helena, Ion; H. Weil, Hipp., Medea, Hec., Iph. in T., Iph. in A., Electra, Orestes (2nd ed., 1890). It is impossible to give a list of .the English and foreign editions of single plays, but mention may be made of the Bacchae, by J. E. Sandys (4th ed., 1900) and R. Y. Tyrrell (1892) ; Medea, by A. W. Verrall( 1883) ; Hippolytus, by J. P. Mahaffy (188,) ; and of the Hercules Furens, by Wilamowitz-MSllendorff (2nd ed., 1895), with a comprehensive introduction on the literature of Euripides. A selected list (up to 1896) will be found in J. B. Mayor's Guide to the Choice of Classical Books; see also N. Wecklein in C. Bursian's Jahresbericht, xxviii. (1897), and for the earlier literature W. Engelmann, Scriptores Graeci (1881). The little volumes on Euripides by J. P. Mahaffy (1879) and W. B. Donne in Blackwood's " Ancient Classics for English Readers " will be found generally useful; see also P. Decharme, Euripide et l'esprit de son thedtre (1893); A. W. Verrall, Euripides the Rationalist (1895), and Essays on Four Plays of Euripides (1905); N. J. Patin, Etude sur Euripide (1872); O. Ribbeck, Euripides and seine Zeit; and (for the life of the poet) Wilamowitz's ed. of the Hercules Furens (i. 1-42); P. Masqueray, Euripide et ses idees (1908).
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