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Euripides: The Trojan Women (Focus Classical Library)

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This is an English translation of Euripides' tragedy The Trojan Women about the consequences of war; the victors and the fate of those defeated in war. Focus Classical Library provides close translations with notes and essays to provide access to understanding Greek culture.

Synopsis:

English translation of Euripides' tragedy about the consequences of war and the fate of those defeated in war. Introductory essay; appendix on Euripides' "Trojan Tetrology"; a translation of Gorgias' "In Praise of Helen"; suggestions for further reading.

Synopsis:

English translation, with introduction, notes and appendices. The Trojan Women is a play on the consequences of war and the fate of those defeated in war and their victors.

Synopsis:

"Trojan Women," a play about the causes and consequences of war, develops the theme of the tragic unpredictability of life. "Iphigenia among the Taurians" and "Ion" exhibit tragic themes and situations (the murder of close relatives); each ends happily with a joyful reunion.

About the Author

Diskin Clay is R.J.R. Nabisco Professor of Classical Studies at Duke University. His previous books include "Paradosis and Survival: Three Chapters in the History of Epicurean Philosophy" (Michigan, 1990) and "Four Island Utopias: Plato's Atlantis, Euhemeros of Messene's Panchaia, Iamboulos' Island of the Sun, & Francis Bacon's New Atlantis," with Andrea Lee Purvis for Focus Publishing.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781585101115
Author:
Euripides
Publisher:
Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Company
Translator:
Clay, Diskin
Author:
Clay, Diskin
Subject:
Queens
Subject:
Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Subject:
Trojan War
Subject:
Hecuba (Legendary character)
Subject:
DRAMA / General
Subject:
Greek & Roman
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Focus Classical Library
Publication Date:
20050531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.40x5.92x.28 in. .35 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by ,
English translation of Euripides' tragedy about the consequences of war and the fate of those defeated in war. Introductory essay; appendix on Euripides' "Trojan Tetrology"; a translation of Gorgias' "In Praise of Helen"; suggestions for further reading.
"Synopsis" by ,
English translation, with introduction, notes and appendices. The Trojan Women is a play on the consequences of war and the fate of those defeated in war and their victors.
"Synopsis" by , "Trojan Women," a play about the causes and consequences of war, develops the theme of the tragic unpredictability of life. "Iphigenia among the Taurians" and "Ion" exhibit tragic themes and situations (the murder of close relatives); each ends happily with a joyful reunion.
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