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The Bacchae of Euripides By Euripides & Gilbert Murray
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Authoritatively translated by scholar and academic Gilbert Murray, this edition of Bacchae by Euripides is of high quality, allowing the reader ease of interpretation. Famously premiered at the... More > Theatre of Dionysus in 405 B.C. , this play is concerned with displaying two sides of human nature. One side is embodied by Pentheus - the King of Thebes - who employs reason, logic and forethought in his behaviour. The impulsive and rash side to man, operating on hunches and instinct, finds its embodiment in Dionysus. With this as his basis, Euripides offers us a tragic plotline which explores the connections between man and beast in highlighting that completely ignoring Dionysus' approach is perilous, for its denies the soul a kind of spiritualism which all living beings experience and live among.< Less
Medea (Adansonia Greek Plays) By Euripides
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This edition of the Greek classic play Medea by Euripides is translated by well-regarded scholar of classics Gilbert Murray, who offers the reader a vivid yet accurate interpretation of the... More > play. Medea is imperiled as her husband plans to leave her for another woman. Angry at having been abandoned for a Corinthian princess, Medea enacts vengeance befitting her status as a barbarian queen: she slays her former husband's new wife and their children, before absconding to Athens where she begins a new life. Ever since its publication over 2,400 years ago, Medea has been considered a shocking work of fiction, primarily for its violent and malevolent scenes. Despite these horrific events, it was Euripides portrayal of Medea as a sympathetic antihero frustrated by a world of male dominance which won over audiences. Owing to this nuanced depiction, Medea the play and Medea the character has become well-regarded by feminists. It remains the most popular and performed drama by Euripides in the modern day.< Less
Preliminary Studies on the Scholia to Euripides By Donald Mastronarde
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This work presents five studies that are parerga to the ongoing online edition of Euripidean scholia (EuripidesScholia.org). Among its highlights are evaluation of previous editions and argument for... More > a more comprehensive treatment of annotations; a review of the traces in the scholia of views attributed to named ancient scholars; a discussion of a genre of annotation here termed “teachers’ scholia” and an edition of a miscellany of such notes on Hecuba; assessments of connections to Ioannes Tzetzes, Eustathius, and Planudes in Euripidean scholia; a thorough consideration of the script and dating of Marcianus graecus 471 (M); and clarification of the process of production of Vaticanus graecus 909 (V) as well as its dating.< Less
Preliminary Studies On the Scholia to Euripides By Donald J. Mastronarde
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This work presents five studies that are parerga to the ongoing online edition of Euripidean scholia (EuripidesScholia.org). Among its highlights are evaluation of previous editions and argument for... More > a more comprehensive treatment of annotations; a review of the traces in the scholia of views attributed to named ancient scholars; a discussion of a genre of annotation here termed “teachers’ scholia” and an edition of a miscellany of such notes on Hecuba; assessments of connections to Ioannes Tzetzes, Eustathius, and Planudes in Euripidean scholia; a thorough consideration of the script and dating of Marcianus graecus 471 (M); and clarification of the process of production of Vaticanus graecus 909 (V) as well as its dating.< Less
The Bacchae of Euripides (Hardcover) By Euripides & Gilbert Murray
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Authoritatively translated by scholar and academic Gilbert Murray, this edition of Bacchae by Euripides is of high quality, allowing the reader ease of interpretation. Famously premiered at the... More > Theatre of Dionysus in 405 B.C. , this play is concerned with displaying two sides of human nature. One side is embodied by Pentheus - the King of Thebes - who employs reason, logic and forethought in his behaviour. The impulsive and rash side to man, operating on hunches and instinct, finds its embodiment in Dionysus. With this as his basis, Euripides offers us a tragic plotline which explores the connections between man and beast in highlighting that completely ignoring Dionysus' approach is perilous, for its denies the soul a kind of spiritualism which all living beings experience and live among.< Less
Medea (Adansonia Greek Plays) (Hardcover) By Euripides & Gilbert Murray
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This edition of the Greek classic play Medea by Euripides is translated by well-regarded scholar of classics Gilbert Murray, who offers the reader a vivid yet accurate interpretation of the... More > play. Medea is imperiled as her husband plans to leave her for another woman. Angry at having been abandoned for a Corinthian princess, Medea enacts vengeance befitting her status as a barbarian queen: she slays her former husband's new wife and their children, before absconding to Athens where she begins a new life. Ever since its publication over 2,400 years ago, Medea has been considered a shocking work of fiction, primarily for its violent and malevolent scenes. Despite these horrific events, it was Euripides portrayal of Medea as a sympathetic antihero frustrated by a world of male dominance which won over audiences. Owing to this nuanced depiction, Medea the play and Medea the character has become well-regarded by feminists. It remains the most popular and performed drama by Euripides in the modern day.< Less

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