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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 charm without doubt wishes no demonstration, but the fashionable reader always stumbles throughout thoughts that are tricky to interpret or relate to – ethical pollutants, the authority of oracles, classical rules of geography – in addition to the names of strange mythical and mythological figures.


A New spouse to Greek Tragedy provides an invaluable reference instrument for the ‘Greekless’ reader: prepared on a strictly encyclopaedic development, with headings for all right names happening within the twelve most often learn tragedies, it includes short yet thoroughly distinctive essays on ethical, non secular and philosophical phrases, in addition to legendary genealogies the place vital. There are additionally entries on Greek theatre, technical phrases and on different writers from Aristotle to Freud, when the essay through P. E. Easterling strains a few connections among the guidelines present in the tragedians and past Greek notion.

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