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By Andrew Brown

ISBN-10: 041574041X

ISBN-13: 9780415740418

ISBN-10: 0415740444

ISBN-13: 9780415740449

That the works of the traditional tragedians nonetheless have an instantaneous and profound allure without doubt wishes no demonstration, but the fashionable reader regularly stumbles throughout thoughts that are tricky to interpret or relate to – ethical toxins, the authority of oracles, classical principles of geography – in addition to the names of strange mythical and mythological figures.


A New spouse to Greek Tragedy provides an invaluable reference software for the ‘Greekless’ reader: prepared on a strictly encyclopaedic trend, with headings for all right names taking place within the twelve most often learn tragedies, it comprises short yet accurately precise essays on ethical, non secular and philosophical phrases, in addition to legendary genealogies the place very important. There are moreover entries on Greek theatre, technical phrases and on different writers from Aristotle to Freud, while the essay through P. E. Easterling lines a few connections among the tips present in the tragedians and previous Greek suggestion.

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