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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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An English version, entitled Plautine Elements in Plautuswas published in on the basis of the German and Italian versions.

Eduard Fraenkel

draenkel After he continued teaching as an honorary fellow. His father was a wine dealer, and his mother the daughter of an important publishing family.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography online ed. His wartime seminars on Aeschylus’s Agamemnon were famous both in their own right and also for forming the basis of his edition of the play, published inwhich remains a monument of 20th-century classical scholarship.

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.


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.

BerlinGerman Empire. Retrieved from ” https: Views Read Edit View history. Eduard Fraenkel was born to Jewish parents in Berlin. At the age of ten, Fraenkel suffered from an attack of osteomyelitis in his right arm that deformed his right hand. This page was last edited on 27 Octobergaamemnon He was known to be an impressive and exhilarating, if formidable, teacher of both Latin and Greek literature.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Most well known are his book-length study of the Roman comic poet PlautusPlautinisches im Plautusfrqenkel was later expanded and translated into Italian as Elementi Plautini in Plauto. 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.

He received the freedom of the city of Sarsina, the birthplace of the playwright Plautus, to whose study Fraenkel made groundbreaking and lasting contributions.


Isobel Henderson, a tutor at Somerville Collegewarned students that they would learn much from Fraenkel but they would be “pawed about a bit. David Mortier Eduard Fraenkel. Retrieved 4 December At Oxford he frequently arranged private tutoring sessions for female students and would sexually assault them during these sessions.

Aeschylus: Agamemnon – Eduard Fraenkel – Oxford University Press

Subscription or UK public library membership required. From to he attended the Askanisches Gymnasium in Berlin, where he was educated in Greek and Latin. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

After fraen,el his post under the antisemitic laws passed inFraenkel emigrated to Great Britain. Fraenkel took his own life on 5 Februaryaged 81, a few hours after his wife died of natural causes.