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Suppliant Women. Electra. Heracles - Euripides, and Kovacs, David (Translated by)
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One of antiquity's greatest poets, Euripides (ca. 485-406 BCE) has been prized in every age for the pathos, terror, surprising plot twists, and intellectual probing of his dramatic creations. Here, in the third volume of a new edition that is receiving much praise, are four of his plays. Suppliant Women reflects on war and on the rule of law. Euripides's Electra --presenting the famous legend of a brother and sister who seek revenge on their mother for killing their father--is a portrayal interestingly different from ...

Suppliant Women. Electra. Heracles 1998, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674995666

Revised edition