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Iphigenia in Aulis

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 410

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Further Reading & Resources

Further Reading: Scholarship

“The Strategy of Inconsistency in Euripides’ Iphigenia at Aulis by Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz

An article published in 1983 (Classical Bulletin 59, pp. 21-26) with an influential discussion of how Euripides uses inconsistency in fleshing out the characters of his play.

“Toward a Reconstruction of Iphigenia Aulidensis by David Kovacs

This article published in 2003 (Journal of Hellenic Studies 123, pp. 77-103) makes the case that the text we have for Euripides’ Iphigenia in Aulis is badly damaged, and it attempts to reconstruct what the original audience of the play would have seen.

Euripides: Iphigenia at Aulis by P. Michelakis

Published by the Duckworth in 2006 as part of a series of handbooks on Greek and Roman tragedy, this work provides a general overview interpretation of the play, with references to earlier scholarly treatments. Especially useful for beginners.