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Collection Level Description: Microfilms of Manuscripts of Aeschylus

Reference: MSS. Film 1839-57
Title: Microfilms of Manuscripts of Aeschylus
Dates of Creation: 20th cent.
Extent: 19 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Martin Litchfield West

Language of Material: Ancient Greek

Administrative/Biographical History

Martin Litchfield West (b 1937), classical philologist, is a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford.

Scope and Content

Microfilms of manuscripts of Aeschylus, with a few other Greek texts: collected by Professor M.L. West, with the aid of a research grant from the British Academy, for use in the preparation of his Teubner edition of Aeschylus.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The microfilms were given to the Library by Professor M.L. West with the concurrence of the British Academy in 1990.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Existence/Location of Originals

The originals are located as follows:

Further Information

Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Publication Note

M.L. West, Studies in Aeschylus (Stuttgart: Teubner, 1990).

Access Points

Greek drama (Tragedy)

Aeschylus | ? 525 BC-? 456 BC | Greek playwright

West | Martin Litchfield | b 1937 | Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford

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