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Trojan women ; Iphigenia among the Taurians ; Ion

Author: Ευριπιδες. ; Euripides.; David Kovacs
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1999.
Series: Loeb classical library, 10.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"One of antiquity's greatest poets, Euripides (ca. 485-406 BC) has been prized in every age for the pathos, terror, surprising plot twists, and intellectual probing of his dramatic creations. In this new Loeb Classical Library edition of Euripides, David Kovacs presents a freshly edited Greek text and an accurate and graceful translation with explanatory notes." "Three plays are in Volume IV of this ongoing edition.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Tragedies
Translations into English
Drama
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Euripides.
Trojan women.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)606468244
Named Person: Euripides
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ευριπιδες. ; Euripides.; David Kovacs
ISBN: 0674995740 9780674995741
OCLC Number: 40805468
Language Note: Greek text and English translation.
Notes: "New translation"--Jacket.
Description: vii, 511 pages ; 17 cm.
Contents: Troades, English & Greek / Euripides --
Iphigenia in Tauris, English & Greek / Euripides --
Ion / Euripides.
Series Title: Loeb classical library, 10.
Other Titles: Iphigenia among the Taurians.
Ion.
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Trojan women ; Iphigenia among the Taurians ; Ion
Responsibility: Euripides ; edited and translated by David Kovacs.

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Euripides (c. 485 406 BCE) has been prized in every age for his emotional and intellectual drama. Eighteen of his ninety or so plays survive complete, including "Medea," "Hippolytus," and "Bacchae,"  Read more...

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