Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts

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Edited by: Manfred Landfester
The Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts gives a clear overview of authors and Major Works of Greek and Latin literature, and their history in written tradition, from Late Antiquity until present: papyri, manuscripts, Scholia, early and contemporary authoritative editions, translations and comments.

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Tragici Graeci

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Author(s): Landfester, Manfred
Works Collection of fragments of Greek tragedies; apart from complete tragedies by Aeschylus [1] , Sophocles [1] , and Euripides [1] , only fragments are extant from the works of other tragedians. The most important of them are: Neophron, Ion [2] of Chios, Agathon [1], Chaeremon [1], and Theodectes. Editions Collections of fragments were produced from the end of the 17th cent. Modern editions (complete works) Editor Selection / Vols. Place / Series Year Content / Notable Features 1 A. Nauck Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta (TGF) 21889; repr. 1964 Repr. with suppl. by Bruno Snell 2 B. Snell,…

Troy, Romance of: Dictys Cretensis and Dares Phrygius

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Author(s): Jahn, Stefanie
Two fictitious authors of Greek pseudepigrapha (‘eyewitness accounts’ of the Trojan War). Works Latin versions of the fictitious Greek eyewitness accounts; the dating of the translations, and the identity of the translators are not known or controversial; in the case of Dares, the existence of a Greek orig. is not confirmed. Papyri Two papyrus fragments of the Greek orig. of Dictys are extant. Manuscripts Some manuscripts transmit the texts of both Dares and Dictys, others transmit only one. For both authors, there seem to be two manuscript families, but a s…