This anthology includes four outstanding translations of Euripides’ plays: Medea, Bacchae, Hippolytus, and Heracles. These translations. Euripides, four plays: Medea, Hippolytus, Heracles, Bacchae. Responsibility: translation with notes and introduction, Stephen J. Esposito, editor. Uniform Title . Medea, Hippolytus, Heracles, Bacchae: Four Plays.. [Euripides.; Stephen Esposito; Michael R Halleran; Anthony Podlecki] — English translations of four of .

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Four Plays: Medea / Hippolytus / Heracles / Bacchae by Euripides

Citations are based on reference standards. As revenge, Zeus’s jealo The Bacchae Dionysus, the god of wine, prophecy, religious ecstasy, and fertility return hfracles his birthplace in Thebes in order to clear his mother’s name and to punish the insolent city-state for refusing to allow people to worship him.

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Zeus, too powerful for a mortal to behold, emerged from the sky as a bolt of lightning and burnt Semele to a cinder. Paperbackpages. Euripides is the most modern of the 3 tragedians; he’s the master of capturing his characters’ psychology — check out Phaedra’s soliloquy “Women of Troezen Write a review Rate this item: Find a copy online Links to this item Ebook Library.

Richard Craven rated it liked it Sep 06, Medea, Hippolytus, Heracles, Bacchae”. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: All in all a great book to read these plays, not the best in my opinion, but will work for reading.

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Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Rex Warner’s authoritative translation brings heeacles great classic of world literature vividly to life. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Dec 10, Nicholas Bobbitt rated it really liked it. Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions. Advanced Search Find a Library. You may send this item to up to five recipients. This series is designed to provide students and general readers hppolytus access to the nature of Greek drama, Greek mythology, and the context of Greek.


The notes at the foot of the page are suitably brief and nonintrusive and give basic information for the non-specialist. Trivia About Four Plays: Her inner conflict is foreign to a world touched by Christianity. Please verify that you are not a robot.

This Penguin Classics edition features an introduction and notes by the renowned classicist Bernard Knox. Chanel rated it really liked it Dec 09, Hippolytus perhaps is closer to us culturally, but not as interesting.

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Dec 30, Ross rated it it was amazing. Remember me on this computer. To this end, they are, like any sophisticated literature, best read untranslated, a time-consuming task well-worth the effort.

One of the most powerful and enduring of Greek tragedies, Medea centers on the myth of Jason, leader of the Argonauts, who has won the dragon-guarded treasure of the Golden Fleece with the help of the sorceress Medea. Euripides’ masterly portrayal of the motives fiercely driving Medea’s pursuit of vengeance for her husband’s insult and betrayal has held theater audiences spellbound for more than twenty centuries.


Feb 11, Indigo Wayworth rated it it was ok Shelves: Who else wo Some folks may love their Oedipus Rex, and that’s okay, but for my money, Hippolytus is the greatest Greek tragedy you will ever read.

Apr 30, Zara Neville rated it it was amazing. You already recently rated this item. Mar 30, Jennifer Watkins rated it really liked it. In the meanti This was great!! Dionysus Greek deity — Drama. This was taken to the extreme and we now must take sides with Jason, who has no royal wife, no children to heir his king-hood, and a predictable death.


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User lists with this item 1 Greek Gods items by JoeHills updated Dueling goddesses, a militant virgin, forbidden love, father-son rivalry, court-room drama, a gory messenger speech – this one’s got it all. English View all editions and formats Summary: The true interaction of the Ancient Greeks with their gods is implied through the anthropomorphic characteristics given to the gods.

The name field is required. She is a monstro Greek Tragedy: Thanks for telling us about the problem. His critical and analytic mind, along with that of his confederate, Socrates, are indicative of the evisceration of the Greek instinct, an instinct which had hitherto unreflectively established the greatest culture, represented by tragedy, ever to fout the earth. Plus, they’re just good stories!