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Sophocles’ Chryses And The Date Of Iphigenia In Tauris

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This chapter examines three claims that ultimately bear on the question of the date of Euripides' Iphigenia in Tauris. None of the three claims can be argued to a point of certain proof. The author believes in each case, however, that he can show that the claim is more likely to be true than not, and that as a result we should allow a wider range of possible dates for Euripides' IT, from 419-413, and not restrict ourselves conceptually to the more usual range of 414 or 413. The claims the author argues are as follows: 1) The metrical evidence for the date of IT is not as secure as is generally believed; 2) Sophocles' Chryses was produced after 414; 3) Euripides' IT was produced before Chryses.

Keywords: Chryses; Euripides; Iphigenia in Tauris; metrical evidence; Sophocles

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