Professor Christopher Collard

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Academic Background

Emeritus Professor of Classics, Swansea University; held posts also in the Universities of Liverpool, Kent and Oxford. Address: The Queen's College, Oxford OX1 4AW.



Publications from 1963-2006 are listed in his Tragedy, Euripides and Euripideans. Selected Papers (Exeter 2007) 268-71. Subsequently:

'Schoolmaster, don, educator: Arthur Sidgwick moves to Corpus in 1879', in C.A. Stray (ed.), Oxford Classics (London 2007) 78-93.

'Gilbert Murray's Greek Editions', in C.A. Stray (ed.), Gilbert Murray Reassessed (Oxford 2007) 103-32.

'Euripides, Alcestis 320-2: an old conjecture revived', Classical Quarterly 57 (2007) 284-5.

 Review: The Further Academic Papers of Sir Hugh Lloyd Jones (Oxford 2005), Classical Review 57 (2007) 267-70.

Aeschylus. Persians and Other Plays, transl. with introduction and notes (Oxford 2008).

Euripides. Fragments (with M.J. Cropp), 2 vols. Loeb Classical Library (Harvard and London 2008).

Euripides. Selected Fragmentary Plays I (1995, with M.J. Cropp and †K.H. Lee), corrected edition with addenda (Oxford 2009).

'Atreids in fragments', in J.R.G. Cousland and R. Hume (eds), The Play of Text and Fragments. Essays in Honour of Martin Cropp. Mnemosyne Supplement 341 (Leiden and Boston 2009), 309-20.

 'P. Köln 432 and its genre: a suggestion', Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 171 (2009) 9-14.

Euripides' Cyclops and Major Fragments of Greek Satyric Drama (with P. O'Sullivan), (Oxford 2013), esp. pp. 227-501 (Fragments).

Entries in H. Roisman (ed.), Encyclopedia of Greek Tragedy (Malden MA and Oxford 2014), 'Colloquial Language' pp. 236-7; 'Euripides. Literary Biography' 435-9; 'Euripides. Text and Transmission' 471-6; 'Formal Debates' 534-6; 'Fragmentary and Lost Plays, and Other Fragments' 536-53; 'Stichomythia' 1361-2.

'Fragments and Fragmentary Plays', in L. Maclure (ed.), A Companion to Euripides (Malden MA and Oxford 2017) 348-65.

Euripides. Iphigenia at Aulis (with †J. Morwood) 2 vols. (Oxford 2017).      

Colloquial Expressions in Greek Tragedy. Revised and enlarged edition of P.T. Stevens, Colloquial Expressions in Euripides, Hermes Einzelschriften Heft 38, 1976 (in press at Franz Steiner Verlag, Wiesbaden; expected 2018).

 'Adespota', contribution to Proceedings of the 2018 Thessaloniki Conference on dramatic fragments (forthcoming).