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Bacchae

by Euripides

Classic Greek tragedy concerns the catastrophe that ensues when the King of Thebes imprisons Dionysus and attempts to suppress his cult. Striking scenes, frenzied emotion, and choral songs of power and beauty....


Five Great Greek Tragedies

by Sophocles, Euripides & Aeschylus

Features Oedipus Rex and Electra by Sophocles (translated by George Young), Medea and Bacchae by Euripides (translated by Henry Hart Milman), and Prometheus Bound by Aeschylus (translated by George Thomson)....


The Trojan Women and Hippolytus

by Euripides

Two literary classics of human self-understanding: The Trojan Women, one of the most powerful indictments of war ever written, and Hippolytus, a gripping depiction of the struggle to master human passion.


Medea

by Euripides & Nicholas Rudall

Medea, whose magical powers helped Jason and the Argonauts take the Golden Fleece, remains one of the strongest female characters ever to appear on stage. In the play she kills her own children. Plays for Performance...


Cyclops

by Euripides, Heather McHugh & David Konstan

Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly re-create the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations...


The Complete Euripides: Volume V: Medea and Other Plays

by Euripides, Peter Burian & Alan Shapiro

Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly re-create the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations...


Bakkhai

by Euripides, Reginald Gibbons & Charles Segal

Regarded by many as Euripides masterpiece, Bakkhai is a powerful examination of religious ecstasy and the resistance to it. A call for moderation, it rejects the temptation of pure reason as well as pure sensuality,...


Medea

by Euripides, Michael Collier & Georgia Machemer

The Greek Tragedy in New Translations series is based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves, or who work in collaboration with poets, can properly re-create the celebrated and timeless...


Iphigenia in Tauris

by Euripides

Euripides was one of the three great tragedians of classical Athens, the other two being Aeschylus and Sophocles. Some ancient scholars attributed ninety-five plays to him, of these, eighteen or nineteen have...


Hecuba

by Euripides

Euripides was one of the three great tragedians of classical Athens, the other two being Aeschylus and Sophocles. Some ancient scholars attributed ninety-five plays to him, of these, eighteen or nineteen have...


Medea

by Euripides

'Medea' is an ancient Greek tragedy written by Euripides, based upon the myth of Jason and Medea, and first produced in 431 BC. The plot centers on the barbarian protagonist as she finds her position in the...


Hippolytus: (Hippolytos Stephanophoros)

by Euripides

Euripides was one of the three great tragedians of classical Athens, the other two being Aeschylus and Sophocles. Some ancient scholars attributed ninety-five plays to him, of these, eighteen or nineteen have...


Alcestis

by Euripides

Euripides was one of the three great tragedians of classical Athens, the other two being Aeschylus and Sophocles. Some ancient scholars attributed ninety-five plays to him, of these, eighteen or nineteen have...