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ESCHYLUS.-ILLUSTRATIONS.

especially the former. The sources whence these have been derived are detailed in the Preface, and consist of numerous early MSS. together with several printed editions, containing the inedited MS. remarks of such scholars as Kuetuis, Casaubon, and Brunk.

329 Federi (C. A. L.) in Agamemnonis Eschylei Carmen Epodicum primum Commentatio, 8vo. sd. 3s. 6d. Heidelb. 1819

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Idem, 8vo. German boards, 4s.

Idem, 8vo. CHARTA VELINA, sd. 4s.

ib. 1819

ib. 1819

Observationes Criticæ in Eschyli Supplices, &c. Ejusd. Obss. Crit. Specimen, pag. 1-40

333 Goss (G. F.) Observ. in Agamemnonem. Ruperti et Schlich-
dhorstii Magazin.

334 Hardy's (F.) Thoughts on some peculiar Passages of the Aga-
memnon. Trans. of the Irish Acad. for 1776, vol. ii. p. 55, &c.
335 Haupt (C. G.) Eschylearum Quæstionum Specimen primum.
Accessit Prometheus Vinctus, cum Varietate Lectionis po-
tiore et Scholiis integris, 8vo. sd. 7s. 6d.
336 Heeren (A. H. L.) über die Dramatische Kunst des Eschy-
lus. In Eichhorn's Bibl. der Alten Lit., p. viii.

Berol. 1826

337 Heath (Th.) Notæ sive Lectiones ad Tragicorum Græcorum
veterum, Eschyli, Sophoclis, Euripidis, Dramata quæ su-
persunt, 4to. bds. 10s. 6d.
Oxon. Clarend. 1762

338

Idem, very neat, 15s.

ib. 1762

"A work which places the author's learning and critical skill in a very conspicuous light; a principal object of which was to restore the metre of the Greek tragic poets. It is highly valued by all sound critics of our own and foreign countries."-Chalmers.

339 Hermanni (Goth.) Observationes critica in quosd. locos
Eschyli et Euripidis, 8vo. sd. 4s.
Lips. 1798
Programma de Eschyli Persis, 4to. sd. 1s. 6d. ib. 1814
de Versibus Spuriis apud Eschylum, 4to. sd. 3s. ib. 1814
Dissertatio de Æschyli Danaidibus, 4to. sd. 3s. ib. 1820
de Eschyli Glaucis, 4to. sd. 3s.

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de Eschyli Niobe, 4to. fine paper, 28.

ib. 1812

ib. 1823

** All these Treatises of Hermann, with others, are now published collectively, in 3 vols. 8vo., price 17.10s.

345 Index to the Glossaries contained in Bp. Blomfield's edition of the Plays of Eschylus, 8vo. sd. 3s. 6d.

London, 1829

346 Lachmanni (Car.) de Choricis Systematis Tragicorum Græcorum Libri IV. (cum Indice Locorum Eschyli, Sophoclis, et Euripidis) 8vo. sd. 7s.

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349 Martini Varia ad Æschylum.-Ejusd. Var. Lect.
350 Matthiæ (A.) Observ. criticæ in Tragicos, etc. 8vo. sd. 2s.

Gött. 1789

351 Meisneri (C. B.) Obss. crit. in Eschyli Prometh. In Beckii

Com. Phil. Lips. vol. 3

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352 Meursii (J.) Eschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, seu de eorum
Tragediis, 4to. nt. 98.
L. Bat. 1619
Republished, with additions, in Gronovii Thesaur. Anti. Gr. vol. 10.
353 Petersen (F.C.) de Eschyli Vita et Fabulis,8vo.sd.5s.Hafn. 1817
354 Salzmanni Observationum in Eschyli Agamemnonem Speci-
men, 8vo. sd. 2s.
Berol. 1822
355 Schlegel's (A.) Lectures on Dramatic Literature, translated
from the German, by John Black, 2 vols. 8vo. 21. 28. 1815
356 Scholia Græca in Eschyli Tragoedias, quibus accedunt Frag-
menta Deperditarum, et Vita Auctoris, e Recensione Ch. God.
Schutzii, 8vo. bds. 7s.

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Lond. 1823

Idem, royal 8vo. L. PAPER, (pub. at 11.1s.) 10s. 6d. ib. 1823
Suited to all 8vo. editions of Eschylus.

358 Schott (A. F.) de Locis quib. Promethei Vincti. In Beckii
Comm. Phil. Lips. vol. 4

359 Siebelis (C. G.) de Eschyli Persis Diatribe, 8vo. 3s. Lips. 1794
360 Theatre of the Greeks, or the History, Literature, and Criti-
cism of the Grecian Drama, with an original Treatise on the
principal Tragic and Comic Metres. Second edition, consi-
derably enlarged, 8vo. bds. 14s.
Camb. 1827

361 Tyrwhitt (Th.) Conjecturæ in Eschylum, Euripidem, et
Aristophanem, 8vo. bds. 6s.
Oxon. Clarend. 1822

362 Varietas Scripturæ in Agamemnone ex Codice MS. olim Far-
nesiano, nunc Regio Neap. Mus. Crit. No. 7, p. 457

363 Vauvilliers, Collatio Codd. Pariss. V. In vol. 1 of " Notices et Extraits des MSS. du Roi"

364 Vossii (H.) Curarum Eschylearum Specimen, 4to. sd. 4s. 1812 365 Wakefield (Gilb.) Conjecturæ in Eschylum. Ejusd. Silvæ Critica, passim.

366 Wellaueri (Â.) Commentationes Eschyleæ, adjecta est Varietas Lect. Aldinæ, 8vo. sd. 3s. Wratisb. 1819

367 Wunderlich (E. C. F.) Observationes criticæ in Æschyli Tragœdias, 8vo. sd. 3s. 6d.

368 ESCHYLUS.

Gött. 1810

Quid in Aeschyli Tragoedias emendandis desiderandum sit? 8vo.

TRANSLATIONS.

Goett. 1806

369 Eschylus, the Tragedies of, translated into Blank Verse, by R. Potter, with Notes, 4to. neat, 8s.

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the same, 8vo. bds. 6s.
the same, 8vo. bds. 5s.

Norwich, 1777
Lond. 1812

ib. 1819

the Tragedies of, literally translated into English Prose, from the text of Blomfield, 8vo. bds. 10s. 6d. Oxford, 1822 373 Eschylus Agamemnon, in Blank Verse, with Notes, by John Symmons, 8vo. bds. 6s.

ib. 1824 374 Eschyle, traduit en François, (avec le text Grec en regard,) avec des Notes philologiques et deux discours critiques, par

F. J. G. de la Porte du Theil, 2 vols. 8vo. sd. 18s. Paris, 1795

The best French Version: it is likewise found in Brumoy's Théâtre des Grecs.

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375 Eschylo, Prometeo Legato Tragedia, volgarizzata, e con Annotazioni illustrata da M. A. Giacomelli, 4to. 10s. Roma, 1754 Prometeo Legato, Tragedia trasportata dal Greco in metro Italiano dall' Ab. Cesarotti, 8vo. sd. 4s. Padova, 1754 I Sette a Tebe, recata in Versi Italiani da G. B. Niccolini, 8vo. sd. 2s. 6d. Firenze, 1816 378 Eschylus, Vier Tragedien (Prometheus in Banden, die Sieben gegen Theben, die Perser, und die Eumeniden) übersetzt von Fr. Leop. Graf zu Stolberg, 8vo. with 16 engravings after Flaxman by Hardorf, sd. 14s. Hamb. 1802 Trauerspiele, metrisch übersetzt von G. Fähse, 8vo.sd. 10s.

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Trauerspiele, mit Anmerkungen von T. F. L. Danz, 2 vols. 8vo. sd. 10s.

Leipzig, 1805-8

Agamemnon, in der Versart der Urschrift verdeutscht von C. P. Conz, 8vo. sd. 2s. 6d.

Tübingen, 1815

Agamemnon, metrisch übersetzt von W. von Humboldt, 4to. sd. 5s.

Leipzig, 1816 Choephora, metrisch verdeutscht und mit Anmerkungen begleitet von C. P. Conz, 8vo. sd. 5s.

Zürich, 1811

Eumeniden übers. von C. P. Conz, 8vo. sd. Tübingen,1816 Perser übers. von J.T. L. Danz, 8vo. 1s. 6d.Leipzig, 1789 Perser und die Sieben vor Theba, übers. von C. P. Conz, 8vo. 5s. Tübingen, 1817 Prometheus in Fesseln, übersetzt von J. G. Schlosseer, 8vo. 3s. Basel. 1784 Prometheus verdeutscht von C. P. Conz, 8vo. 3s. Tüb.1820 Sieben gegen Theben, übers von W. Süvern, 8vo. 3s. 6d. Halle, 1797 Schutzflehenden; verdeutscht v. Conz. 8vo. sd, 2s. 6d. 1820

ÆSCHYLUS was a warrior from his birth, and, like the author of the Araucana, he sought to immortalize himself by the description of the scenes he delighted in. His dramas are vivid paintings of wars and tumults, and the miseries attendant on them. He sketches from reality; hence the terrible truth and appalling terror of his portraits. Eschylus was the first of his race, and there is all the savage sublimity of a wild and self-relying genius apparent in his writings. He was the Ossian of Greece; his path lay in the whirlwind and the flame; he excelled in the grandeur and magnificence of his images."

"To Æschylus, who led the van in dramatic enterprise, as he did in the field of Marathon, the sanction of antiquity has ascribed unrivalled powers over the realms of astonishment and terror. At his summons, the mysterious and tremendous volume of destiny, in which are inscribed the doom of gods and men, seemed to display its leaves of iron before the appalled spectators; the more than mortal voices of Deities, Titans, and departed heroes, were heard in awful conference; heaven bowed, and its divinities descended; earth yawned, and gave up the pale spectres of the dead, and the yet more undefined and grisly forms of those infernal deities, who struck horror into the gods themselves. Aschylus led, not only the way in the noble career of the Grecian drama, but outstripped, in point of sublimity at least, those by whom he was followed."-Sir W Scott.

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