The Bacchae and Other Plays

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-07-25
  • Publisher: Penguin Classics

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The plays of Euripides have stimulated audiences since the fifth century BC. This volume, containing Phoenician Women, Bacchae, Iphigenia at Aulis, Orestes, and Rhesuscompletes the new editions of Euripides in Penguin Classics.

Author Biography

Euripides (c. 484-406 BC) is believed to have written ninety-two dramas, fewer than twenty of which have survived.

John Davie is head of classics at St. Paul-'s School in London. Richard Rutherford is tutor in Greek and Latin literature at Christ Church, Oxford.

Table of Contents

The Bacchae and Other Plays General Introduction
Chronological Table
Note on the Text
Translator's Note

Preface to Phoenician Women
Phoenician Women

Preface to Orestes

Preface to Bacchae

Preface to Iphigenia at Aulis
Iphigenia at Aulis

Preface to Rhesus

Glossary of Mythological and Geographical Names

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