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Licensed Unlicensed Requires Authentication Published by De Gruyter November 15, 2015

Ancient Reperformances of Sophocles

Patrick J. Finglass
From the journal Trends in Classics


This chapter examines the evidence for early reperformances of Sophocles’ plays in the fifth and fourth centuries BC, making use of literary, inscriptional, and iconographical evidence to show the importance of the reperformance tradition for his plays in these early stages of their transmission, both in Attica and elsewhere in the Greek world.

Published Online: 2015-11-15
Published in Print: 2015-11-15

© De Gruyter 2015

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