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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At Oxford he frankel arranged private tutoring sessions for female students and would sexually assault them during these sessions. 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.

Fraenkel took his own life on 5 Februaryaged 81, a few hours after his wife died of natural causes. Retrieved 4 December Eduard Fraenkel was born to Jewish parents in Berlin.


Aeschylus: Agamemnon

From agamemnoj he attended the Askanisches Gymnasium in Berlin, where he was educated in Greek and Latin. 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.

After losing his post under the antisemitic laws passed inFraenkel agamemmon to Great Britain. OxfordEnglandUnited Kingdom. Views Read Edit View history.

After he continued teaching as an honorary fellow. An English version, entitled Plautine Elements in Plautuswas published in on the basis of the German and Italian versions.

This page was last edited on 27 Octoberat Oxford Dictionary of National Biography online ed. Retrieved from ” https: Isobel Henderson, a tutor at Somerville Collegewarned students that they would learn much from Fraenkel but they would be “pawed about a bit.

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. He was known to be an impressive and exhilarating, if formidable, teacher of both Latin and Greek literature. David Mortier Eduard Fraenkel.


At the age of ten, Fraenkel suffered from an attack of agammnon in his right arm that deformed his right hand. 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. Fraenksl father was a wine dealer, and his mother the daughter of an important publishing family.

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Most well known are his book-length study of the Roman comic poet PlautusPlautinisches im Plautuswhich was later expanded and translated into Italian as Elementi Plautini in Plauto. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He received the freedom of the city of Sarsina, the birthplace of the playwright Plautus, to whose study Fraenkel made agammnon and lasting contributions.