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Anthony Podlecki is professor emeritus at the University of British Columbia. Educated at Holy Cross College, Oxford University and the University of Toronto, he taught at Northwestern University and Pennsylvania State University before joining the staff of the University of British Columbia in 1975. He has translated various Greek tragedies and has written several books on Athenian history.
English translation of Euripides' tragedy based upon the story of Medea's revenge against her husband Jason. Includes an introduction on Euripides, the Greek theatre and the play's mythology; plot summaries; suggestions for further reading.
This is an English translation of Euripides' tragedy Medea based upon the myth of Jason and Medea and her revenge against her husband Jason. Focus Classical Library provides close translations with notes and essays to provide access to understanding Greek culture.
English translation. Includes essays on the play's mythical background and the work of Euripides, an introduction to Greek drama and the dramatic tradition, plot summaries and suggestions for further reading.
About the Author
Anthony Podlecki is professor emeritus at the University of British Columbia where he has authored many texts and translations, including Euripides' Medea for the Focus Classical Library.
Table of Contents
The Mythical Background p1
Medea in the Work of Euripides p6
The Design of the Ancient Greek Theater p9
Euripides’ Medea p13
Plot Summaries p79
Suggestions For Further Reading p82
Additional Bibliographical Note (2005) p89
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