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Rhesos.

Author: Euripides.; Richard Emil Braun
Publisher: Cary : Oxford University Press, 1992.
Series: The Greek tragedy in new translations Rhesos
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
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Euripides.; Richard Emil Braun
ISBN: 0195072898 9780195072891
OCLC Number: 994501307
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (112 pages).
Contents: ""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""
Series Title: The Greek tragedy in new translations Rhesos
Other Titles: Rhesus

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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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