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By Hanna M. Roisman

The Encyclopedia of Greek Tragedy is the 1st finished reference paintings to hide all points of the specific type of dramatic theater that flourished in old Greece with its apex within the fifth century BCE.

  • Offers the 1st complete reference paintings to hide all aspects of the exact kind of dramatic theater that flourished in historical Greece with its apex within the fifth century BCE
  • Covers the 32 extant performs and playwrights of the interval, together with the nice surviving works of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, and their contemporaries, and considers misplaced works and surviving fragments
  • Explores themes together with the origins and historical past of Greek tragedy; their texts, language, kind, and rhetoric; in addition to recurrent issues akin to family members, loss of life, and adultery
  • Provides a useful connection with an important dramatic style of the traditional Greek global, and to the historic, philosophical, cultural, and political contexts during which those performs have been performed

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