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Published: 15 August 2008

420 Pages

ISBN: 9780199287840

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Attributed to Seneca

Edited by A. J. Boyle

  • The first critical edition, with verse translation and commentary, of this exceptionally interesting work
  • A comprehensive Introduction sheds light on the play's historical and theatrical contexts, as well as its later reception in drama and opera
  • Verse translation, with its high level of verbal, stylistic and dramatic accuracy and rhetorical power, is suitable both for performance and for serious study

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