Enlargements from microfilm of a manuscript of Aeschylus' 'Agamemnon' with interlinear Latin translation and notes by Isaac Casaubon (not autograph)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Enlargements from microfilm of a manuscript (Paris, Bibliothque Nationale grec 2791) of Agamemnon with interlinear Latin translation and notes by Isaac Casaubon (not autograph):

  • Ag. 1-255, 380-1075, fols. 1-60
  • Ag. 1076-end, and 256-379 out of order and with notes on other passages in the play, fols. 61-end

Administrative / Biographical History

Aeschylus (? 525 BC-? 456 BC) was a Greek playwright. Isaac Casaubon (1559-1614) was a classical scholar.

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Acquisition Information

Given to the Library in 1953.

Note

Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

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