Helen

Helen

by Euripides
     
 

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Among the legends of ancient Greece, there is perhaps no story more compelling than that of Helen. Her surpassing beauty was said to have launched the Greek fleet of a thousand ships to Troy. No woman was so adored and so hated. She was seen as both prize and scapegoat, the promise of bliss and the assurance of doom.  See more details below

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Among the legends of ancient Greece, there is perhaps no story more compelling than that of Helen. Her surpassing beauty was said to have launched the Greek fleet of a thousand ships to Troy. No woman was so adored and so hated. She was seen as both prize and scapegoat, the promise of bliss and the assurance of doom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195028706
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/20/1981
Series:
Greek Tragedy in New Translations Series
Pages:
126
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.63(d)

Meet the Author

William Allan is McConnell Laing Fellow and Tutor in Classical Languages and Literature at University College, Oxford

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