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The Alcestis of Euripides.

Euripides

The Alcestis of Euripides.

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Published by Harcourt, Brace and company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcestis (Greek mythology) -- Drama

  • Edition Notes

    GenreDrama.
    ContributionsFitts, Dudley, 1903- tr., Fitzgerald, Robert, 1910- joint tr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA3975.A5 F5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination91 p.
    Number of Pages91
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6340265M
    LC Control Number36018218
    OCLC/WorldCa311368


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Format: Paperback. "Alcestis" is the oldest surviving play of Euripides, although he had been writing tragedies for almost twenty years when it was written.

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Alcestis is an Athenian tragedy by the ancient Greek playwright Euripides. It was first produced at the City Dionysia festival in BCE. Euripides presented it as the final part of a tetralogy of unconnected plays in the competition of tragedies, for which he won second prize.

Euripides’ Alcestis—perhaps the most anthologized Attic drama--is an ideal text for students reading their first play in the original Greek. simply that the Alcestis is a parody, and finds it very funny. (Die Alkestis von Euripides, Kiel, ) I will not dwell on other criticisms of this type.

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The entourage obeys and, carrying Alcestis’ body, they exit. Chorus To Alcestis as she’s taken away. O, Alcestis. O poor, brave, noble woman. Most admirable soul. Farewell. Chorus May Hermes of the Underworld and Hades welcome you kindly and if virtue receives any rewards down there, may you share in them.

Apollo then slays the Cyclops, a deed for which he is condemned by Zeus to leave Olympus and to serve for one year as herdsman to Admetus, the king of Pherae in Thessaly. Some time after Apollo completes his term of service, Admetus marries Alcestis, the.

Buy Books and CD-ROMs: Help: Alcestis By Euripides. Commentary: Several comments have been posted about Alcestis. Download: A 56k text-only version is available for download. Alcestis By Euripides Written B.C.E Translated by Richard Aldington.

Dramatis Personae APOLLO DEATH CHORUS OF OLD MEN A WOMAN SERVANT ALCESTIS, the Queen, wife. Euripides' Alcestis Summary. The play deals with the best known episode from Alcestis' life: her death. Apollo comes out from Admetus' palace and tells the audience how he was punished by Zeus to be the king's servant.

Because Admetus had been kind to him, Apollo made the Fates/Moirai promise to let Admetus live beyond his allotted time, if he.

Mitchell-Boyask's Introduction gives the reader a lively and accessible overview of Euripides' life, the circumstances of the original performances, and critical debate on the three plays.

Footnotes to the translations provide students with useful background without over-burdening the : Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. "Alcestis" is the oldest surviving play of Euripides, although he had been writing tragedies for almost twenty years when it was written.

Apparently it ws the fourth play in a tetralogy, taking the place of the ribald satyr play which traditionally followed a series of /5(5). This new volume of three of Euripides' most celebrated plays offers graceful, economical, metrical translations that convey the wide range of effects of the playwright's verse, from the idiomatic speech of its dialogue to the high formality of its choral odes.4/5.

Alcestis is the earliest surviving play by Euripides. Alcestis, the devoted wife of King Admetus, has agreed to die in his place, and at the beginning of the play she is close to death. In the first scene, Apollo argues with Thanatos (Death), asking to prolong Alcestis' life, but Thanatos refuses.

Alcestis, Graece et Latine: Author: Euripides: Editor: Kühnöl, Christian Gottlieb, Note: Lipsiae, Sumtibus I.C. Hinrichs, Link: page images at HathiTrust: No stable link: This is an uncurated book entry from our extended bookshelves, readable online now but without a stable link here.

You should not bookmark this page. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Euripides I: Alcestis, The Medea, The Heracleidae, Hippolytus (The Complete Greek Tragedies) (Vol 3) by Euripides and a great selection of related books. Alcestis is a particularly interesting play by Euripides in that it seems to foreshadow New Comedy more than resembling either a traditional tragedy.

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by Richard Aldington (HTML at Adelaide) Euripides: Alcestis, trans. by David Kovacs (HTML with commentary at Perseus) Euripides: The Alcestis of Euripides, Translated into English Rhyming Verse, trans. by. Euripides, one of the three great Greek tragedians was born in Attica probably in B.C.

of well-to-do parents. In his youth he cultivated gymnastic pursuits and studied philosophy and rhetoric. Soon after he received recognition for a play that he had written, Euripides left Athens for the court of Archelaus, king of Macedonia.

The Alcestis of Euripides: with notes, for the use of colleges in the United States. J. Munroe and company in English - 3d ed., rev. Alcestis is typically dated as the earliest of Euripides’s extant plays, although at the time it was first performed in Athens in B.C.E., Euripides had been writing and producing plays for almost two decades.

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Furthermore, all new books in the Bibliotheca Teubneriana series are published as eBooks. The older volumes of the series are being successively digitized and made available as : Wilder Publications, Inc. Reviews “All in all, this book is a serious, informed, and nuanced study of Euripides' Alcestis, which shows that it is still possible to say something new and important on this most crowded of topics, and to do so with eloquence and lucidity.”Andreas Markantonatos, University of the Peloponnese.

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Euripides' Alcestis--perhaps the most anthologized Attic drama--is an ideal text for students reading their first play in the original Greek.

Literary commentaries and language aids in most editions are too advanced or too elementary for intermediate students of the language, but in their new student edition, C. Luschnig and H.

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