Cyclops ; Alcestis ; Medea (Book, 1994) []
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Cyclops ; Alcestis ; Medea

Cyclops ; Alcestis ; Medea

Author: Euripides.; David Kovacs
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1994.
Series: Loeb classical library, 12.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Euripides of Athens (ca. 485-406 BC), famous in every age for the pathos, terror, surprising plot twists, and intellectual probing of his dramatic creations wrote nearly ninety plays. Of these, eighteen (plus a play of unknown authorship mistakenly included with his works) have come down to us from antiquity. In this first volume of a new Loeb edition of Euripides David Kovacs gives us a freshly edited Greek text of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Tragedies
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1994
Named Person: Euripides; Alcestis, Queen consort of Admetus King of Pherae; Medea, consort of Aegeus King of Athens (Mythological character); Alcestis, Queen consort of Admetus King of Pherae.; Euripides.; Medea, consort of Aegeus King of Athens (Mythological character); Euripides; Alcestis, Queen consort of Admetus King of Pherae; Medea, consort of Aegeus King of Athens (Mythological character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Euripides.; David Kovacs
ISBN: 0674995600 9780674995604 0674995333 9780674995338 067499566X 9780674995666
OCLC Number: 34837302
Language Note: Greek and English on opposite pages.
Description: 427 pages ; 17 cm.
Contents: Cyclops --
Alcestis --
Series Title: Loeb classical library, 12.
Other Titles: Alcestis.
Cyclops ; Alcestis ; Medea
Responsibility: Euripides ; edited and translated by David Kovacs.


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, one of  Read more...


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An excellent 48-page general introduction...The close to the Greek and reads fluently and well. All in all this is an excellent little volume. * Greece and Rome * A well-executed and Read more...

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