Medea And Other Plays by Richard EuripidesMedea And Other Plays by Richard Euripides

Medea And Other Plays

byRichard EuripidesTranslated byJohn DavieIntroduction byRichard Rutherford

Paperback | April 29, 2003

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Four plays by the Greek dramatist who started to interpret human behavior without reference to the wisdom of gods.


Euripides, the youngest of the three great Athenian playwrights, was born around 485 BC of a family of good standing. He first competed in the dramatic festivals in 455 BC, coming only third; his record of success in the tragic competitions is lower than that of either Aeschylus or Sophocles. There is a tradition that he was unpopula...
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Title:Medea And Other PlaysFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:240 pages, 7.75 × 5.07 × 0.6 inShipping dimensions:7.75 × 5.07 × 0.6 inPublished:April 29, 2003Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140449299

ISBN - 13:9780140449297

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Table of Contents

Medea and Other PlaysGeneral Introduction
Note on the Text
Chronological Table
Translator's Note

Preface to Alcestis
Alcestis

Preface to Medea
Medea

Preface to The Children of Heraclea
The Children of Heracles

Preface to Hippolytus
Hippolytus

Notes
Bibliography
Glossary of Mythological and Geographical Names