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The Three Theban Plays: Antigon/Oedipus the King/Oedipus at Colonus (Penguin Classics)
The Three Theban Plays: Antigon/Oedipus the King/Oedipus at Colonus (Penguin Classics)
by Sophocles
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The heroic Greek dramas that have moved theatergoers and readers since the fifth century B.C. Towering over the rest of Greek tragedy, the three plays that tell the story of the fated Theban royal family—Antigone, Oedipus the King and Oedipus at... (read more)

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Five Comedies: Miles Gloriosus, Menaechmi, Bacchides, Hecyra and Adelphoe
Five Comedies: Miles Gloriosus, Menaechmi, Bacchides, Hecyra and Adelphoe
by Deena Berg
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This is a book worthy of high praise. . . . All versions are exceedingly witty and versatile, in verse that ripples from one’s lips, pulling all the punches of Plautus, the knockabout king of farce, and proving that the more polished Terence can... (read more)

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Four Plays by Aristophanes: The Birds; The Clouds; The Frogs; Lysistrata
Four Plays by Aristophanes: The Birds; The Clouds; The Frogs; Lysistrata
by Aristophanes
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In Lysistrata a band of women tap into the awesome power of sex in order to end a war. The darker comedy of The Clouds satirizes Athenian philosophers, Socrates in particular, and reflects the uncertainties of a generation in which all traditional... (read more)

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Euripides #1: The Complete Greek Tragedies: Euripides I
Euripides #1: The Complete Greek Tragedies: Euripides I
by Euripides
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In nine paperback volumes, the Grene and Lattimore editions offer the most comprehensive selection of the Greek tragedies available in English. Over the years these authoritative, critically acclaimed editions have been the preferred choice of over three... (read more)

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Three Comedies
Three Comedies
by Aristophanes
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Contains The Birds, The Clouds, and The Wasps... (read more)

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Aristophanes' Lysistrata (Translated, with Introduction & Notes)
Aristophanes' Lysistrata (Translated, with Introduction & Notes)
by Aristophanes
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Hendersonandrsquo;s English translation of Lysistrata, the most popular of Aristophanes' plays, appeals to the modern reader because of its lively and imaginative plot, strong and memorable heroine, good jokes, and appeal for peace and tolerance between... (read more)

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Bacchae
Bacchae
by Euripides
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[Woodruff's translation] is clear, fluent, and vigorous, well thought out, readable and forceful. The rhythms are right, ever-present but not too insistent or obvious. It can be spoken instead of read and so is viable as an acting version; and it... (read more)

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Euripides #5: The Complete Greek Tragedies: Euripides V
Euripides #5: The Complete Greek Tragedies: Euripides V
by Euripides
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In nine paperback volumes, the Grene and Lattimore editions offer the most comprehensive selection of the Greek tragedies available in English. Over the years these authoritative, critically acclaimed editions have been the preferred choice of over three... (read more)

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The Acharnians: And the Clouds (And) Lysistrata
The Acharnians: And the Clouds (And) Lysistrata
by Aristophanes
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Writing at the time of political and social crisis in Athens Aristophanes was an eloquent yet bawdy challenger to the demagogue and the sophist. The Achanians is a plea for peace set against the background of the long war with Sparta. In Lysistrata a... (read more)

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Greek Tragedies Volume 1
Greek Tragedies Volume 1
by David Grene
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In three paperback volumes, the Grene and Lattimore editions offer a selection of the most important and characteristic plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides from the nine-volume anthology of The Complete Greek Tragedies. Over the years these... (read more)

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Three Greek Plays: Prometheus Bound, Agamemnon, the Trojan Women
Three Greek Plays: Prometheus Bound, Agamemnon, the Trojan Women
by Edith Hamilton
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This book presents three of the greatest Greek tragedies translated by Edith Hamilton.... (read more)

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Assembly of Women (Literary Classics)
Assembly of Women (Literary Classics)
by Aristophanes
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Oedipus the King: A New Translation
Oedipus the King: A New Translation
by Sophocles
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Sophocles' most profound and celebrated play in a vivid and dynamic new translation by award-winning poet Robert Bagg Oedipus the King remains, after 2,500 years, a shocking, suspenseful, and highly emotional drama in which a royal family is brought to... (read more)

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Euripides' Bacchae
Euripides' Bacchae
by Euripides
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An English translation of Euripides' tragedy based on the mythological story of King Pentheus of Thebes and his fateful encounter with the god DIonysus. Includes an introductory essay, extensive notes, appendices on lacuna, a geneological chart of the... (read more)

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The Oresteia (Penguin Classics)
The Oresteia (Penguin Classics)
by Aeschylus
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In the Oresteia—the only trilogy in Greek drama which survives from antiquity—Aeschylus took as his subject the bloody chain of murder and revenge within the royal family of Argos. Moving from darkness to light, from rage to self-governance... (read more)

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The Cure at Troy: A Version of Sophocles' Philoctetes
The Cure at Troy: A Version of Sophocles' Philoctetes
by Seamus Heaney
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The Cure at Troy is Seamus Heaney's version of Sophocles' Philoctetes. Written in the fifth century BC, this play concerns the predicament of the outcast hero, Philoctetes, whom the Greeks marooned on the island of Lemnos and forgot about until the... (read more)

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Medea and Other Plays (World's Classics)
Medea and Other Plays (World's Classics)
by Euripides
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This new translation brings to life the most profound tragedies of Euripides, described by Aristotle as "the most tragic of the poets." In these plays, Euripides places his characters under the pressure of intolerable circumstances, revealing them, to... (read more)

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Euripides: Ten Plays
Euripides: Ten Plays
by Euripides
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A modern translation exclusive to signet From perhaps the greatest of the ancient Greek playwrights comes this collection of plays, including Alcestis, Hippolytus, Ion, Electra, Iphigenia at Aulis, Iphigenia Among the Taurians, Medea, The Bacchae, The... (read more)

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Oedipus Tyrannus
Oedipus Tyrannus
by Sophocles
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Peter Meineck and Paul Woodruffs collaboration on this new translation combines the strengths that have recently distinguished both as translators of Greek tragedy: expert knowledge of the Greek and of the needs of the teaching classicist, intimate... (read more)

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Everyman, and Medieval Miracle Plays (Everyman Paperback Classics)
Everyman, and Medieval Miracle Plays (Everyman Paperback Classics)
by A C Cawley
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God's creations of man in a lyrical dramatization; Noah's cantankerous and hilariously funny wife refusing to leave without her friends; the Massacre of the Innocents Miracle Plays were a popular form of entertainment throughout the Middle Ages, and part... (read more)

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