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Bacchae ; Iphigenia at Aulis ; Rhesus

Author: Euripides.; David Kovacs
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2002.
Series: Loeb classical library, 495.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Bacchae, one of the great masterpieces of the tragic genre, Euripides tells the story of king Pentheus' resistance to the worship of Dionysus and his horrific punishment by the god: dismemberment at the hands of Theban women. Iphigenia at Aulis recounts the sacrifice of Agamemnon's daughter to Artemis, the price exacted by the goddess for favorable sailing winds. Rhesus dramatizes a pivotal incident in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Euripides.
Bacchae.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2002
(OCoLC)648494874
Named Person: Euripides; Rhesus, King of Thrace (Legendary character); Iphigenia, (Mythological character); Pentheus, King of Thebes (Mythological character); Dionysus, (Greek deity); Dionysus, (Greek deity); Euripides.; Iphigenia, (Mythological character); Pentheus, King of Thebes (Mythological character); Rhesus, King of Thrace (Legendary character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Euripides.; David Kovacs
ISBN: 0674996011 9780674996014
OCLC Number: 49699182
Language Note: Paralell texts in English and Greek.
Description: viii, 455 pages ; 17 cm.
Contents: Bacchae --
Iphigenia at Aulis --
Rhesus.
Series Title: Loeb classical library, 495.
Other Titles: Iphigenia at Aulis.
Rhesus.
Works.
Bacchae ; Iphigenia at Aulis ; Rhesus
Rhesus.
Rhesus.
Responsibility: Euripides ; edited and translated by David Kovacs.

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Completing the six-volume Loeb Classical Library of Euripides plays, this volume presents a faithful translation of "Bacchae", "Iphigenia at Aulis", and "Rhesus".  Read more...

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