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Euripides: Heracles

Emma Griffiths

Euripides: Heracles

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Published by Duckworth in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Euripides.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-169) and index.

    StatementEmma Griffiths.
    SeriesDuckworth companions to Greek and Roman tragedy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA3973.H5 G75 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination175 p. ;
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22725519M
    ISBN 100715631861


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BC, Salamis. Liverpool University Press is the UK's third oldest university press, with a distinguished history of publishing exceptional research since In this often neglected play, Euripides explores the contrast between myth and reality by portraying the story of Heracles' murder of his wife and children.

In treating this act the dramatist explores the boundaries of madness and Heracles. Heracles arrives in time to save them, though the goddesses Iris and Madness cause Heracles to kill his wife and children in a frenzy. Heracles is the second of two surviving Greek Tragedies by Euripides where the family of Heracles are suppliants.

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