As New. Printed wrappers, 8vo, 22 cm, various paginations. A volume from Renaissance Latin Drama in England: Second Series, in which the Latin texts are facsimile productions of printed or manuscript versions of the plays. Each volume includes in addition to the facsimile text a short series preface with a general bibliography, and an introduction to each play and its author which comprises a short biography of the author, a history of the text and its performance, a detailed summary of the play and a bibliography particular to the play. Contents: Introduction by Christopher Upton; Iephte, by John Christopherson, facsimile of a ms. In the Bodleian Library, Oxford (MS. Tanner 466); Herodes, by William Goldingham, facsimile of a ms. In Cambridge University Library (Mm.I.24). "Goldingham's source for [Herodes Tragoedia] is exclusively Josephus, either his Bellum Judaicum...or Antiquitates Iudaicae..., "-from the introduction.
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