Sophocles, Oh Sophocles
I got an early Christmas present the other day from two of my Greek students, Edward and Nina. Looking at the package I could tell that it was probably a book, which is, of course, excellent. I opened it and saw that they had given me this:
Of course, I think "Cool, a very nicely bound English translation of Sophocles. And it even has a really nice case." Wrong. I opened it and find this:
Of course, now I’m really digging this. Apparently its an edition of the Greek text. Wrong again. It’s better. It’s a diglot!
And it has a pretty nice Greek font. Here’s a close-up:
Here’s the inside cover, just in case you want to track one down for yourself:
It’s got lots of nice pics inside as well. Like
Thanks, Edward and Nina. Very nice gift!