Medea, Hippolytus, Heracles, Bacchae

Four Plays

Author: Euripides

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 1585105996

Category: Drama

Page: 316

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This anthology includes four outstanding translations of Euripides’ plays: Medea, Bacchae, Hippolytus, and Heracles. These translations remain close to the original, with extensive introductions, interpretive essays, and footnotes. This series is designed to provide students and general readers with access to the nature of Greek drama, Greek mythology, and the context of Greek culture, as well as highly readable and understandable translations of four of Euripides most important plays. Focus also publishes each play as an individual volume.
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Medea, Hippolytus, Heracles, Bacchae

Author: Euripides,Stephen Joseph Esposito,Anthony J. Podlecki,Michael R. Halleran

Publisher: Focus Pub R Pullins & Company

ISBN: 9781585100484

Category: Drama

Page: 304

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English translations of four of Euripides' most popular tragedies, with notes, extensive introductions, and two interpretive essays by Michael R . Halleran.
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Medea

Author: Euripides

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 1585104647

Category: Drama

Page: 102

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This is an English translation of Euripides' tragedy Medea based upon the myth of Jason and Medea and her revenge against her husband Jason. Focus Classical Library provides close translations with notes and essays to provide access to understanding Greek culture.
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Casina, Amphitryon, Captivi, Pseudolus

Four Plays

Author: Plautus

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 1585106151

Category: Drama

Page: 274

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This anthology contains English translations of four plays by one of the best practitioners of Roman comedy, Plautus. The plays Casina, Amphitryon, Captivi and Pseudolus provide an introduction to the world of Roman comedy. As with all Focus translations, the emphasis is on a handsomely produced, inexpensive, readable edition that is close to the original, with an extensive introduction, notes and appendices.
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Lysistrata

Author: Aristophanes

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 1585104728

Category: Drama

Page: 90

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This English translation of Aristophanes’ most popular comedy will appeal to the modern reader because of its lively and imaginative plot, memorable heroine, good jokes, and appeal for peace and tolerance between nations and between the sexes. This edition includes background material on the historical and cultural context of this work, suggestions for further reading, notes, and a map. The Focus Classical Library provides close translations with notes and essays to provide access to understanding Greek culture and the roots of contemporary thought.
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The Homeric Hymns

Author: Susan C. Shelmerdine

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 1585104779

Category: Poetry

Page: 196

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This is a collection of the standard texts of ancient Greek which are important components of what we know about Greek myth, religion, language and culture. All of the works collectively known as the Homeric Hymns are collected and translated here in their entirety, and the work includes ample notes and an introduction to provide information on the works' historic importance, a chronological table, genealogical chart, maps of Greece and the Aegean Islands, and illustrations of vase paintings with mythological themes. This edition is part of the Focus Classical Library.
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Plautus

four plays

Author: Titus Maccius Plautus

Publisher: Focus Pub R Pullins & Co

ISBN: 9781585101559

Category: Drama

Page: 265

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Antigone

Author: Sophocles

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 1585106046

Category: Drama

Page: 120

View: 1989

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This is an English translation of Sophocles’ tragedy of Antigone and her fate when she decides to bury her dead brother Polyneices. Focus Classical Library provides close translations with notes and essays to provide access to understanding Greek culture.
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Roman Comedy

Five Plays by Plautus and Terence

Author: Titus Maccius Plautus,Terence

Publisher: Focus

ISBN: N.A

Category: Drama

Page: 342

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The Focus Classical Library is dedicated to publishing the best of Classical literature in contemporary translations with notes and introductions, so as to provide modern students access to the thought and context at the roots of contemporary culture. Five new translations of Rome's finest comic playwrights, Plautus and Terence, are included in this single volume. The five plays: Menaechmi, Rudens, Truculentus, Adelphoe, and Eunuchus provide an introduction to the world of Roman comedy by two of its best practitioners. These modern translations inlcude notes, an extensive introduction, and appendices.
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Lucretius

On the Nature of Things

Author: Walter Englert

Publisher: Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: 219

View: 8853

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