The Fragments of Pherecrates’ Agathoi, or the Limits of ReconstructionDOWNLOAD PDF
Although only four fragments of Pherecrates’ Agathoi survive, it is still possible, albeit with caution, to imagine that the play was aimed at degenerate aristocrats, to whom the title of the play would refer. To try to prove this, I propose a new, detailed exegesis of three of the four surviving fragments of the play.
Keywords: Pherecrates. Agathoi. Triremes. Aristocrats. Reconstruction of lost plays.
Pherecrates. Agathoi. Triremes. Aristocrats. Reconstruction of lost plays.
Language: itSubmitted: Nov. 4, 2020 Accepted: Dec. 21, 2020 Published: June 30, 2021