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Hippolytus and the Bacchae - a book by Eurípides

Hippolytus and the Bacchae

Hippolytus and the Bacchae( )
Author: Eurípides,
Translator: Murray, Gilbert
Series title:Greek Classics Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $11.95
Book Description:

THE COMPLETE CLASSIC Hippolytus and The Bacchae Nine Greek Dramas By Euripides Greek Classics Euripides, the youngest of the trio of great Greek tragedians was born at Salamis in 480 B.C., on the day when the Greeks won their momentous naval victory there over the fleet of the Persians. The precise social status of his parents is not clear but he received a good education, was early distinguished as an athlete, and showed talent in painting and oratory. He was a fellow student of...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8 x 10 x 0.23 Inches
Book Weight:0.63 Pounds
Author Biography
Eurípides (Author)
Euripides was born in Attica, Greece probably in 480 B.C. He was the youngest of the three principal fifth-century tragic poets. 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.

Fragments of about fifty-five plays survive. Among his best-known plays are Alcestis, Medea and Philoctetes, Electra, Iphigenia in Tauris, The Trojan Women, and Iphigenia in Aulis Iphigenia. He died in Athens in 406 B.C.


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