one in every of antiquity's maximum poets, Euripides (ca. 485-406 BCE) has been prized in all ages for the pathos, terror, excellent plot twists, and highbrow probing of his dramatic creations. the following, within the 3rd quantity of a brand new variation that's receiving a lot compliment, is the textual content and translation of 3 of his performs.
Trojan Women, a play in regards to the explanations and results of conflict, develops the subject matter of the tragic unpredictability of lifestyles. Iphigenia one of the Taurians and Ion show tragic issues and occasions (the homicide of shut relatives). every one ends fortunately with a cheerful reunion.
As within the first 3 volumes of this variation, David Kovacs provides us a freshly edited Greek textual content and an renowned new translation that, within the phrases of Greece and Rome, is "close to the Greek and reads fluently and well;" his creation to every play and explanatory notes provide readers really apt information.
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