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Lost Dramas of Classical AthensGreek Tragic Fragments$
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Fiona McHardy, James Robson, and David Harvey

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780859897525

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9780859897525.001.0001

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Euripidean Fragmentary Plays

Euripidean Fragmentary Plays

The Nature of Sources and their Effect on Reconstruction

(p.49) 3 Euripidean Fragmentary Plays
Lost Dramas of Classical Athens

Christopher Collard

Liverpool University Press

This chapter examines the evidence for reconstructing the action of Euripides' Cretan Women and Oedipus. The chapter is organized as follows. Part I present observations about sources that appeared in the General Introduction of Euripides: Selected Fragmentary Plays. Parts II and III illustrate the difficulties in reconstructing plays when there is great variation in the character of the sources, texts, and evidence.

Keywords:   Greek plays, Greek tragedies, tragic fragments, Euripides, Cretan Women, Oedipus

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