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Euripides and His Influence.

Frank L. Lucas

Euripides and His Influence.

by Frank L. Lucas

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Published by Cooper Square Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature: Texts,
  • Civilization, Modern,
  • Euripides,
  • Greek influences,
  • Influence,
  • Mythology, Greek, in literatur,
  • Mythology, Greek, in literature,
  • Tragedy,
  • Literature: Classics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11358350M
    ISBN 100815401418
    ISBN 109780815401414

      A Companion to Euripides is an up-to-date, centralized assessment of Euripides and his work, drawing from the most recently published texts, commentaries, and scholarship, and offering detailed discussions and provocative interpretations of his extant plays and fragments. This was my first attempt at reading old Greek playwrights and I thoroughly enjoyed it. This book encompassed three of his best tragedies. The saying that "There is nothing new under the sun" certainly applies to the first play of Euripides in this Easton Press edition - /5(2).

      The great "Sophist," Protagoras, had read his famous book, On the Gods, in Euripides' own house. But he was now dead, drowned at sea, and the poet's master, Anaxagoras, had died long before. "Socrates piles the faggots for Euripides' fire," his influence on his . Like his contemporary, Socrates, he was considered a corrupting influence. No wonder, then, that Euripides had to carry out his revolution "under cover." Pucci lays out the various ways the playwright skillfully inserted his philosophical principles into the text through innovative strategies of plot development, language and composition, and.

      Euripides And His Influence by Frank Laurence Lucas, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. About this Book Catalog Record Details. Euripides and his influence, by F. L. Lucas. Introduction by Lucas, F. L. (Frank Laurence),


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Hardcover. Condition: Good. Frank Lucas' scholarly examination of the reputation and influence of Euripides from his own time up until the present day. With frontispiece. Top edge gilt. Some rubbing and bumping to extremities. Contents clean and tight. Good. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller Euripides and His Influence 3 Ii.

the Influence of Euripides on Antiquity 39 III- Middle Ages And Renaissance Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lucas, F.L. (Frank Laurence), Euripides and his influence. New York, Cooper Square Publishers, Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Euripides -- Influence. Euripides. Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.). His contemporaries associated him with Socrates as a leader of a decadent intellectualism, both of them being frequently lampooned by comic poets such as s Socrates was eventually put on trial and executed as a corrupting influence, Euripides chose a voluntary exile in old age, dying in Macedonia.

Recent scholarship Euripides and His Influence. book doubt on ancient biographies of : c. BC, Salamis. Euripides, (born c. bc, Athens [Greece]—diedMacedonia), last of classical Athens’s three great tragic dramatists, following Aeschylus and Sophocles.

Life and career. It is possible to reconstruct only the sketchiest biography of Euripides. His mother’s name was Cleito; his father’s name was Mnesarchus or Mnesarchides.

Synopsis. Euripides was born in Athens, Greece, around B.C. He became one of the best-known and most influential dramatists in classical Greek culture; of his 90 plays, 19 have survived.

Some aspects of Euripides' tragedies seem more at home in comedy than in tragedy, and, indeed, he is considered to have been a significant influence on the creation of Greek New Comedy.

This comic development comes after the lifetime of Euripides and his contemporary, the most familiar writer of Old Comedy, Aristophanes. According to legend, Euripides was born in Salamis BCE, at the location and on the day of the Persian War’s greatest naval battle (although other sources estimate that he was born as early as or BCE).His family was probably a wealthy and influential one, and as a youth he served as a cup-bearer for Apollo’s dancers, although he later grew to question the religion he grew up.

Historians posit that Euripides, the youngest of the three great tragedians, was born in Salamis between and B.C.E.

During his lifetime, the Persian Wars ended, ushering in a period of prosperity and cultural exploration in Athens.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Euripides. Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article. Euripides: Alcestis, trans. by Richard Aldington (HTML at Adelaide) Euripides: Alcestis, trans. by David Kovacs (HTML with commentary at Perseus) Euripides: The Alcestis of Euripides, Translated into English Rhyming Verse, trans.

by Gilbert Murray (Gutenberg text). Euripides is particularly gifted in his work with female characters such as Clytemnestra, Medea, and Alcestis.

With his surprisingly "modern" treatments of these famous characters and scenes from Greek history and mythology, Euripides ushered in a new era of theater. Echos of Euripides' works can be heard in the great dramatic history of Europe Reviews: Euripides was born in BC and died in BC.

Euripides was the youngest of the three principal fifth-century tragic poets. His work, which was quite popular in his own time, exerted great influence on Roman drama. In more recent times he has influenced English and German drama, and most conspicuously such French dramatists as Pierre.

Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG. Get Books. This is the first full-scale commentary on Euripides’ Alexandros, which is one of the best preserved fragmentary tragedies.

It yields insight into aspects of Euripidean style, ideology and dramatic technique (e.g. rhetoric, stagecraft and imagery) and. leaving his own children and my mistress, is lying on a royal wedding bed.

He's married the daughter of king Creon, who rules this country. As for Medea, that poor lady, in her disgrace, cries out, [20] repeating his oaths, recalling the great trust in that right hand with which he pledged his love.

of his book on Plato, that Euripides, "The Philosopher of the Stage," has been largely forgotten by those who have tried to describe the development of Plato's art and thought. Take Euripides' great tragedy, the Bacchae, which has just received the break-dancing treatment courtesy of Renegade Theatre, mere months after Alan Cumming brought his seductive, demonic Dionysus.

Euripides - Euripides - The plays: The dates of production of nine of Euripides’ plays are known with some certainty from evidence that goes back to the official Athenian records.

Those plays whose dates are prefixed by c. can be dated to within a few years by the internal evidence of Euripides’ changing metrical techniques. Though tragic in form, Alcestis ( bc; Greek Alkēstis) ends.

Gilbert Murray provides a biography of Euripides, one of the great Greek playwrights, and manages to make the very meager details known of his life into an evocative portrait of the man.

He sets the stage with a vivid account of the changes happening in Athens of the classical era; notions of freedom, justice, and remarkable achievements in 4/5(6). Eurípides biography Euripides (Septem – b.C.), poet and dramatist.

He was born on the island of Salamis, just as the famous battle of Salamis began. His father, Mesarco was an Athenian landowner, and his mother Clito a woman belonging to the nobility. His father decided to direct him to gymnastics, fully convinced [ ].

ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $  Euripides, the youngest of the three great Athenian playwrights, was born around BC of a family of good standing.

He first competed in the dramatic festivals in BC, coming only third; his record of success in the tragic competitions is lower than that of either Aeschylus or Sophocles. The influence of Socrates is not hard to discern Reviews: The Bacchae (/ ˈ b æ k iː /; Greek: Βάκχαι, Bakchai; also known as The Bacchantes / ˈ b æ k ə n t s, b ə ˈ k æ n t s,-ˈ k ɑː n t s /) is an ancient Greek tragedy, written by the Athenian playwright Euripides during his final years in Macedonia, at the court of Archelaus I of premiered posthumously at the Theatre of Dionysus in BC as part of a tetralogy that.