Bacchanals, Madness of Hercules, Children of Hercules, Phoenician maidens, Suppliants

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Harvard University Press, 1971 - Drama - 599 pages
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Euripides (c.485-c.406 B.C.), most modern of the three greatest dramatists of tragedy in ancient Greece, composed nearly one hundred dramas, of which 18 or 19 survive and others are known in fragments.

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Herakles' Children (Ancient Greek: Ἡρακλεῖδαι, Hērakleidai; also translated as Children of Herakles and Heracleidae) is an Athenian tragedy by Euripides that was first performed c. 430 BC. It follows ... Read full review

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Great translations -- _The Bacchae_ alone is worth the price of this edition. "And here I stand, a god incognito..." Read full review

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Euripides, the youngest of the three great Athenian playwrights, is thought to have written about ninety-two plays, of which seventeen tragedies and one satyr-play have survived.

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