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Published: 11 May 2017

720 Pages


ISBN: 9780198744726

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Seneca: Thyestes

Edited with Introduction, Translation, and Commentary

Edited by A. J. Boyle

  • Offers comprehensive detail illuminating the play and its contexts, its position in Seneca's oeuvre, and its reception in a historical, theatrical, and critical introduction
  • Provides incisive line-by-line analysis of the text in an exegetic, analytic, and interpretative commentary
  • Includes a new English verse translation with stage directions, suitable for performance and aimed at a high level of verbal, stylistic, and dramatic accuracy as well as rhetorical power
  • Presents the newly edited Latin text, generously spaced and unencumbered by apparatus criticus, facing the translation, in order to aid comprehension for readers at all levels of Latin proficiency
  • Utilizes a clear layout with extensive cross referencing for ease of navigation