Ion

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Bristol Classical Press, 1939 - Literary Criticism - 196 pages
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Marked by deep irony, Euripides's Ion resists easy classification. Set in Delphi, the play involves the childless Kreousa and Xouthos, who ask Apollo for a son. In a cosmic joke, the god presents them ... 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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