Orestes

Orestes

by Euripides
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Orestes 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 survived complete. Euripides is identified with theatrical innovations that have profoundly influenced drama down to modern times, especially in the representation of traditional, mythical heroes as ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances. This new approach led him to pioneer developments that later writers adapted to comedy, some of which are characteristic of romance.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781625589026
Publisher: Start Publishing LLC
Publication date: 03/25/2013
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 41
File size: 366 KB

About the Author


John Peck, author of five books of poetry, is a Jungian analyst in Brattleboro, Vermont, who has taught English at Princeton University, Mt. Holyoke College, and the University of Zurich. Frank Nisetich is Professor of Classics at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and the author of Pindar's
Victory Songs and Pindar and Homer.

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Orestes 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Goodnight
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I'm sick in RL. Might be absent for a little while. I would never want you gone, though, Silve.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I meant forest res five
Anonymous More than 1 year ago