The Hippolytus of Euripides

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W. S. Hadley
Cambridge University Press, Mar 29, 2012 - Literary Collections - 150 pages
Hippolytus is a tragedy written by Euripides in c.428 BC, it depicts a sequence of tragic events caused by Aphrodite's anger with Hippolytus, the illegitimate son of Theseus, who has sworn a vow of chastity and refuses to revere her. First published in 1889, as part of the Pitt Press Series, this book provides the complete text of Hippolytus in the original Ancient Greek, together with an introduction, and generous notes. Consummately edited, it will be of value to anyone with an interest in Classical literature.

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