Highly illustrated reconstruction of the afterlife of Menander and his plays throughout antiquity and the various social and cultural contexts in which his comedy operated. Employs a broad range of sources such as portraits, illustrations of his plays, papyri preserving their texts and inscriptions recording their public performances.
About the Author
Sebastiana Nervegna is an Australian Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Sydney. Her work on the history and iconography of Greek theatre has appeared in journals, major collections of essays, companions and encyclopaedias. She is currently working on a monograph on the reception of classical tragedy in the Hellenistic period.