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Rhesos.

Author: Euripides.; Richard Emil Braun
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of a futile quest for knowledge, this ancient anti-war drama is one of the neglected plays within the corpus of Greek tragedy. Euripides' shortest tragic work, Rhesos is unique in lacking a prologue, provoking some scholars to the conclusion that the beginning of the play has been lost. In this exciting translation, Rhesos is no longer treated as a derivative Euripidean work, but rather as the tightly-knit  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Drama
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Euripides.
Rhesos.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©1992
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Euripides.; Richard Emil Braun
ISBN: 9780199729630 0199729638
OCLC Number: 826493113
Description: 1 online resource (112 pages)
Contents: Introduction; Rhesos; Notes on the Text; Glossary; A; B; D; E; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; Z.

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The story of a futile quest for knowledge, this ancient anti-war drama is one of the neglected plays within the corpus of Greek tragedy. Euripides' shortest tragic work, Rhesos is unique in lacking a prologue, provoking some scholars to the conclusion that the beginning of the play has been lost. In this exciting translation, Rhesos is no longer treated as a derivative Euripidean work, but rather as the tightly-knit tragedy of knowledge it really is. A drama in which profound problems of fate and free will come alive, Rhesos is also an exploration of the perversion of values that come as the r.

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