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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:   eBook : Document : 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: Electronic books
Drama
Translations
Tragedies
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Euripides.
Suppliant women.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1998
(DLC) 97036082
(OCoLC)37509906
Named Person: Euripides; Electra, (Greek mythological figure); Heracles, (Greek mythological character); Electra, (Greek mythological figure); Euripides.; Heracles, (Greek mythological character)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ευριπιδες. ; Euripides.; David Kovacs
OCLC Number: 606450239
Language Note: Greek and English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 455 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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