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Classical Drama, Greek and Roman

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Golden Age of Athens, Birth of Tragedy, Play Production, Aeschylus, Euripides, Sophocles, Old Comedy, Aristophanes, New Comedy, Hellenistic Age, Menander, Roman World and Drama, Plautus, Terence, Seneca.

Summaries and interpretations of all extant plays, Aristotle's Poetics, Horace's Art of Poetry.
Paperback, 342 pages
Published 1959 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
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Jul 21, 2012 max rated it liked it
Shelves: greek, latin, reference
Not sure if this baby is still in print. Copyright 1959. It is a kind of Spark Notes summary of all the major plays written by the Greek and Roman dramatists: Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Menander, Plautus, Terence, and Seneca. It also contains useful summaries, chapter by chapter, of Aristotle's Poetics and Horace's Ars Poetica. The book lists the titles of the lost plays of all the major Greek tragedians. This is a nice addition, since the works themselves are lost but the surviving titles ...more
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Dr. Meyer Reinhold was an author and a scholar of classical studies.

Dr. Reinhold got interested in the classics after reading Virgil's Aeneid when he was just a young student at Bushwick High School in Brooklyn. He attended City College, then Columbia where he received his Ph.D. in ancient history in 1933. He was a fellow at the American Academy in Rome for two years.

In 1965 he was a professor of
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