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Greek Tragic Women on Shakespearean Stages$

Tanya Pollard

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780198793113

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198793113.001.0001

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(p.282) (p.283) Appendix 6: Pre-1600 Performances of Plays by (or Based on) Seneca in England and Continental Europe

(p.282) (p.283) Appendix 6: Pre-1600 Performances of Plays by (or Based on) Seneca in England and Continental Europe

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Greek Tragic Women on Shakespearean Stages
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Tanya Pollard

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Oxford University Press

DATE

AUTHOR

ORIGINAL PLAY

TITLE

COUNTRY

DETAILS

LANGUAGE

TRANS./DIR.

SOURCE

1474

Seneca

Hippolytus

Phaedra

France

Palais de Cardinal Saint Georges

Latin

APGRD

1485

Seneca

Hippolytus

Hippolytus

Italy

Performed in Rome by students of Pomponius Laetus

Latin

Dir. Pomponius Laetus

APGRD, Boas, Smith

1486

Seneca

unknown

unknown

Germany

Universität Leipzig

Latin

APGRD

1509

Seneca

Hippolytus

Phaedra

Italy

Ferrara, under auspices of Cardinal Riario

Latin

APGRD, Jacquot

1526

Seneca

Thyestes

Thyestes

Germany

Wittenberg, students of Melanchthon

Latin

Prologue by Melanchthon

APGRD, Boas

1543–47

Seneca

Hippolytus

Hippolytus

England

Westminster School, London

Latin

Dir. Alexander Nowell

APGRD, Smith

1551

Euripides/Seneca

Troas, Trojan Women

Troas

England

Trinity College, Cambridge

Latin

Dir. Rudd

APGRD, Boas

1552–53

Euripides/Seneca

Hippolytus

Hippolytus

England

King's College, Cambridge; not clear which version

unknown

APGRD

1553–54

Euripides/Seneca

Medea

La Médée

France

Paris; not clear which version

French

Adapted by Jean-Bastier de La Péruse and Scévole de Saint-Marie

APGRD, Delcourt

1554

Seneca

Hippolytus

Hippolytus

Germany

Wittenberg, university students

Latin

Prologue by Paul Eber

APGRD, Boas

1556

Seneca

Agamemnon

Agamemnon

France

Performance details uncertain

French

Charles Toustain

APGRD, Highet

1559

Euripides/Seneca

Hecuba

Hecuba or Troas

England

Trinity College, Cambridge; not clear which version

Latin

APGRD, Boas, Smith

1559

Euripides/Seneca

Oedipus

Oedipus

England

Trinity College, Cambridge; usually assumed to be Seneca’s, but not certain

English

Probably Alexander Neville

APGRD, Boas, Smith

(p.284) (p.285) 1560–61

Euripides/Seneca

Medea

Medea

England

Trinity College, Cambridge; not clear which version

Latin

APGRD, Boas, Smith

1560–61

Euripides/Seneca

Troas, Trojan Women

Troas

England

Trinity College, Cambridge; not clear which version

Latin

APGRD, Boas, Smith

1563

Euripides/Seneca

Medea

Medea

England

Queens College, Cambridge; not clear which version

Latin

APGRD, Boas

1566

Seneca

Agamemnon

Agamemnon

England

Performance details uncertain

English

Trans. John Studely

APGRD

1572

Seneca

Medea

La Médée

France

Performance details uncertain

French

Trans. Jean Bastier de La Péruse

APGRD

1573

Euripides/Seneca

Hippolytus

Hippolyte

France

Performance details uncertain

French

Adapted by Robert Garnier

APGRD

1577–92

Euripides/Seneca

Oedipus

Oedipus

England

Adaptation by William Gager

Latin

Adapted by William Gager

APGRD, Boas

1578

Seneca

Medea

Medea

France

Strasbourg

Latin

APGRD

1579

Euripides/Seneca

Troas, Trojan Women

La Troade

France

Performance details uncertain

French

Adapted by Robert Garnier

APGRD

1584

Aeschylus

Agamemnon

Agamemnon and Ulysses

England

“Presented and enacted before her maiestie by the Earle of Oxenford his boyes on St Iohns daie at night at Grenewich”

English

Adaptation

APGRD

1584

Euripides/Seneca

Hecuba, Trojan Women

Polyxène

France

Adaptation

French

Adaptation

APGRD

1588–90

Seneca

Octavia

Octavia

England

Christ Church College, Oxford

English

APGRD, Boas

1592

Seneca

Hippolytus

Hippolytus

England

Christ Church College, Oxford

English

Trans. Alexander Nowell, Dir. William Gager

APGRD, Boas