Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Tragedy, Euripides and Euripideans$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Christopher Collard

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9781904675730

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9781904675730.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM LIVERPOOL SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.liverpool.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Liverpool University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in LSO for personal use.date: 29 May 2020

Jeremiah Markland (1693–1776)1

Jeremiah Markland (1693–1776)1

Chapter:
(p.213) 15 Jeremiah Markland (1693–1776)1
Source:
Tragedy, Euripides and Euripideans
Author(s):

Christopher Collard

Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781904675730.003.0015

This paper, written to mark the bicentenary of Markland's death, assesses the life and achievement of a remarkable scholar, ‘the only (English) one except Bentley who has been highly and equally eminent in Greek and Latin’ (A.E. Housman). Markland was a Fellow of Peterhouse Cambridge from 1718; although absent for long periods as a private tutor in a wealthy family, he produced the edition of Statius’ Silvae which made his name throughout Europe. From 1744 he lived in rural seclusion and near poverty, but from 1763 published the first important annotated individual editions of Euripides’ Suppliants and two Iphigenia-plays; he turned more and more to Greek studies and contributed widely to other men's learned editions.

Keywords:   Markland, Statius, Euripides, Greek and Latin scholarship

Liverpool Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.