Euripides: Children of Heracles
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Florence Yoon
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-01-09 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This book is an accessible guide through the many twists and turns of Euripides' Children of Heracles, providing several frameworks through which to understand and appreciate the play. Children of Heracles follows the fortunes of Heracles' family after his death. Euripides confronts characters and audience alike with an extraordinary series
Euripides I
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Euripides
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-19 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Euripides I contains the plays “Alcestis,” translated by Richmond Lattimore; “Medea,” translated by Oliver Taplin; “The Children of Heracles,” translated by Mark Griffith; and “Hippolytus,” translated by David Grene. Sixty years ago, the University of Chicago Press undertook a momentous project: a new translation of the Greek tragedies that would
Euripides: the Children of Heracles
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: William Allan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Aris and Phillips Classical Te

The Children of Heracles is a powerful and challenging tragedy of exile and supplication. Driven from their homeland by Eurystheus, king of Argos, the children of Heracles flee as fugitives throughout Greece until they are granted protection in Athens.
The Children of Herakles
Language: en
Pages: 85
Authors: Euripides
Categories: Greek drama (Tragedy)
Type: BOOK - Published: 1981 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The play begins at the altar of Zeus at Athens (N.B. Not Marathon, as generally assumed). The herald Copreus, in the employ of King Eurystheus of Mycenae, attempts to seize the children of Heracles, together with Heracles's old friend, Iolaus. When King Demophon, son of Theseus, insists that Iolaus and
Language: en
Pages: 519
Authors: Euripides
Categories: Andromache (Legendary character)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher:

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