Results 1 – 22 of 22 Aeschylus Agamemnon by Fraenkel, Eduard: and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Aeschylus: Agamemnon, Vol. 2: Commentary on 1– Eduard Fraenkel (ed.) Publisher: Oxford University Press. Published in print: Aeschylus: Agamemnon, Vol. 1: Prolegomena, Text, Translation. Eduard Fraenkel (ed.) Publisher: Oxford University Press. Published in print:

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Also notable are his magisterial three volume text, commentary, and translation of the Agamemnon of Aeschyluswhich remains one of the standard works of scholarship on that play, and a valuable study of the poetry of Horace.

Aeschylus: Agamemnon

David Mortier Eduard Fraenkel. Isobel Henderson, a tutor at Somerville Collegewarned students that they would learn much from Fraenkel but they would be “pawed about a bit. At the age of ten, Fraenkel suffered from an attack of osteomyelitis in his right arm that deformed rfaenkel right hand. His wartime seminars on Aeschylus’s Agamemnon were famous both in their own right and also for forming the basis of fraeknel edition of the play, published inwhich remains a monument of 20th-century classical scholarship.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. His father was a wine dealer, and his mother the daughter of agamemmon important publishing family. Most well known are his agameemnon study of the Roman comic poet PlautusPlautinisches im Plautuswhich was later expanded and translated into Italian as Elementi Plautini in Plauto. This page was last edited on 27 Octoberat Eduard Fraenkel was one of the most prominent and respected classical philologists of the 20th century, publishing monumental studies of both Greek and Latin poets.

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Retrieved 4 December Oxford Dictionary of National Biography online ed. At Oxford he frequently arranged private tutoring sessions for female students and would sexually assault them during these sessions. From to he attended the Askanisches Gymnasium in Berlin, where he was educated in Greek and Latin.

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Retrieved from ” https: After losing his post under the antisemitic laws passed inFraenkel emigrated agamenmon Great Britain. An English version, entitled Plautine Elements in Fraenke,was published in on the basis of the German and Italian versions.


He received the freedom of the city of Sarsina, the birthplace of the playwright Plautus, to whose study Fraenkel made groundbreaking and lasting contributions. At University, he began to study law, but soon turned his attention to Classics at Berlin University under the great philologist Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff. Views Read Edit View history. OxfordEnglandUnited Kingdom.

Eduard Fraenkel was born to Jewish parents in Berlin. He was known to be an impressive and exhilarating, if formidable, teacher of both Latin and Greek literature. BerlinGerman Empire.

Fraenkel took his own life on 5 Februaryaged 81, a few hours after his wife died of natural causes.