About the Author(s)
, Former Master of Dulwich College, and William Allan
, McConnell Laing Fellow and Tutor in Classics, University College, Oxford
Anthony Verity is a classical scholar and educationalist whose appointments include Head of Classics at Bristol Grammar School, Headmaster of Leeds Grammar School, and Master of Dulwich College from 1986 to 1995. His translations for Oxford World's Classics include Theocritus, Idylls, Pindar, The Complete Odes, and the Iliad.
William Allan is McConnell Laing Fellow and Tutor in Classical Languages and Literature at University College, Oxford. His previous publications include The Andromache and Euripidean Tragedy (2000), Euripides: The Children of Heracles (2001), Euripides: Medea (2002), Euripides: Helen (2008), Homer: The Iliad (2012), and Classical Literature: A Very Short Introduction (2014).
"Verity offers an excellent, clear, traditionally literal but avowedly non-poetic [translation]." - Colin Burrow, London Review of Books
"Undoubtedly a leader in its genre... It is a distinguished addition to the Oxford 'World's Classics' series." - Roger Barnes, Classics for All