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Suppliant women ; Electra ; Heracles

Author: Ευριπιδες. ; Euripides.; David Kovacs
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1998.
Series: Loeb classical library, 9.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Centering on the right of proper burial for those fallen in battle, Suppliant Women reflects on war and on the rule of law. In Electra Euripides gives us his version of the famous legend of the murder of Clytaemestra by her children in revenge for her killing their father, a portrayal interestingly different from that in Sophocles' Electra. Narrating sudden reversals in the hero's fortunes, Heracles testifies to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Translations
Tragedies
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Euripides.
Suppliant women.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1998
(OCoLC)606450239
Named Person: Euripides; Electra, (Greek mythological figure); Heracles, (Greek mythological character); Electra, (Greek mythological figure); Euripides.; Heracles, (Greek mythological character); Euripides
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ευριπιδες. ; Euripides.; David Kovacs
ISBN: 067499566X 9780674995666
OCLC Number: 37509906
Language Note: Greek and English.
Description: viii, 455 pages ; 17 cm.
Contents: Suppliant women --
Electra --
Heracles.
Series Title: Loeb classical library, 9.
Other Titles: Electra.
Heracles.
Works.
Suppliant women ; Electra ; Heracles
Responsibility: Euripides ; edited and translated by David Kovacs.

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One of antuiquity's foremost poets, Euripides (c 485-406 BC) has been prized for the pathos, terror, surprising plot twists and intellectual probing of his dramatic creations. This volume contains  Read more...

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