Herakles Gone Mad: Rethinking Heroism in a Age of Endless War

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Robert Meagher presents a new translation of 'Herakles', Euripides' powerful drama about the trauma of war. A decorated veteran, Herakles must face a final enemy, but in his battle rage he murders his own family, unable to tell them apart. This ancient text retains a direct relevance in the modern world.

Herakles Gone Mad: Rethinking Heroism in a Age of Endless War 2006, Olive Branch Press

ISBN-13: 9781566566353

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