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Copies of Plays by Aeschylus


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Photocopies and enlargements from microfilm of parts of plays by Aeschylus, including Agamemnon, Persae and Choephoroe.


  • Creation: 20th cent.


0.55 Linear metres (5 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
  • Latin
  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Facs. d. 93, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Facs. d. 93-7

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 8166, 8167, 8168, 8170

Biographical / Historical

Eduard Fraenkel (1888-1970) was a classical scholar. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The copies were given to the Library by Professor E. Fraenkel in 1953.

Existence and Location of Copies

The originals are located as follows:

  1. MS. Facs. d. 93 - Naples, Biblioteca Nazionale II F. 31 fol. 116v-159r
  2. MS. Facs. d. 94 - Venice, Marc. gr. 468 (now 653?) fol. 78r-79v, Marc. gr. 663 (olim 616) fol. 109r-114v; Naples, Bibl. Naz. II F. 31 fol. 112v-113r, 117v-118r; Florence, Laur. 31. 8 fol. 71r; Cambridge University Library Adv. b. 3. 3 pp. 228, 314, 316, 318
  3. MS. Facs. d. 95 - Leiden, Universiteits Bibliotheek 756 D. 21 pp. 165-7, 171-2, 175-208, 210-229
  4. MSS. Facs. d. 96-7 - Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale grec 2791
Copies of Plays by Aeschylus
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD 2021 by Hannah Jordan
2021-11-11 12:43:25 +0000
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