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One of antiquity's maximum poets, Euripides (ca. 485-406 BCE) has been prized in all ages for the pathos, terror, astonishing plot twists, and highbrow probing of his dramatic creations. the following, within the 3rd quantity of a brand new version that's receiving a lot compliment, are 4 of his plays.

Suppliant Women displays on battle and at the rule of legislations. Euripides's Electra--presenting the well-known legend of a brother and sister who search revenge on their mom for killing their father--is a portrayal apparently various from that of Aeschylus or Sophocles. Heracles indicates the malice of the gods--and mutual loyalty because the human reaction to divinely despatched disaster.

David Kovacs provides us a freshly edited Greek textual content and a brand new translation that, within the phrases of Greece and Rome, is "close to the Greek and reads fluently and well."

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