Medea, Hippolytus, Heracles, Bacchae. Euripides Edited by Stephen Esposito of Hippolytus and Heracles and Stephen Esposito’s translation of Bacchae. This anthology includes four outstanding translations of Euripides’ plays: Medea, Bacchae, Hippolytus, and Heracles. These translations. Medea, Hippolytus, Heracles, Bacchae: Four Plays: Euripides, Stephen Esposito, Michael R. Halleran, Anthony Podlecki: Books –

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Feb 11, Indigo Wayworth rated it it was ok Shelves: Linked Data More info about Linked Data. Apr 18, Tasshin Fogleman rated it really liked it Shelves: English View all editions and hpipolytus Summary: Cannot comment much on Medea, Hippolytus and Heracles in relation to the Greek but readable translations but the treatment of the Bacchae I found awkward.

Four Plays: Medea / Hippolytus / Heracles / Bacchae

Richard Craven rated it liked it Sep 06, Overall, I was not really impressed by these plays because they are just downright twisted and depressing.

Dec 10, Nicholas Bobbitt rated it really liked it. I read Heracles and Bacchae. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The play has a ghastly power. Remember me on this computer.

No trivia or quizzes yet. I didn’t even know Greek plays existed.

Greek tragedy centralizes on these themes, especially in these plays by Euripides. Sarah rated it really liked it Aug 21, Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.


To this end, they are, like heraclles sophisticated literature, best read untranslated, a time-consuming task well-worth the effort. Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers.

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This was taken to the extreme and we now must take sides with Jason, who has no royal wife, no children to heir his king-hood, and a predictable death. Who else would write a play with such strict form, filled with emotions and passions that can’t be contained? Read Hippolytus and Bacchae. Dec 30, Ross hippolytus it it was amazing.

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Who else wo Some folks may love their Oedipus Rex, and that’s okay, but for my money, Hippolytus is the greatest Greek tragedy you will ever read. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able hippolhtus see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours.

Heracles Beracles mythology — Drama. It looks like a cosmic statement of fear about the overpowering, untamed, feral forces that await humanity just beyond the horizon of our expectations.

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Medea, Hippolytus, Heracles, Bacchae : Four Plays.

This judgment depends upon a hippollytus of ancillary ruripides – about the quality of pre-Euripidean tragedy of Aeschelus and Sophocles, about the nature o Nietzsche believed Euripides to be both agent and symptom of ancient Greek decadence. Markus rated it it was amazing Nov 03, Euripudes enter recipient e-mail address es. Christopher rated it it was ok Aug 10, Your list has reached the maximum number of items.


Thalia Hymera rated it really liked it Dec 05, Fragments, some substantial, of most of the other plays also survive. Please verify that you are not a robot. Citations are based on reference standards.

Jun 30, Carolyn James rated it really liked it Shelves: There’s really nothing else left to say. Electronic books Drama Additional Physical Format: There is little tragedy here: His critical and analytic medez, along with that of his confederate, Socrates, are indicative of the evisceration of the Greek instinct, an instinct which had hitherto unreflectively established the greatest culture, represented by tragedy, ever to grace the earth.

Aug 03, Paul D. Later in my undergrad I had to read this collection of plays for an Ancient History class. Similar Items Related Subjects: Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers.