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Bacchae.

Euripides

Bacchae.

Edited with introd. and commentary by E.R. Dodds.

by Euripides

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsDodds, E. R. 1893-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA3973 B2 1944
The Physical Object
Pagination231p.
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15117244M

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). The Bacchae Introduction. Euripides ( B.C.) was a misunderstood genius. He is said to be the author of around 92 plays, but he only won the big theatrical competition at the festival Dionysus five times. His final win was for his undisputed classic, The Bacchae. Unfortunately, Euripides didn't get to enjoy this final triumph.

The Bacchae The city of Thebes is torn apart by the conflicting demands of reason and religion, as the disguised god Dionysus returns to his home town demanding to be worshipped. Opposing him is the young king Pentheus, who is doomed to suffer the ultimate punishment for his disbelief. About The Bacchae and Other Plays. The plays of Euripides have stimulated audiences since the fifth century BC. This volume, containing Phoenician Women, Bacchae, Iphigenia at Aulis, Orestes, and Rhesus completes the new editions of Euripides in Penguin Classics.

BIBLIOGRAPHY D ODDS = Euripides, Bacchae, edited with introduction and commentary by E R Dodds, Oxford: 2nd ed. This commentary contains the Oxford Classical Text of Murray. K EPPLE = Laurence R Kepple, ‘The broken victim: Euripides Bacchae –,’ HSCP 80 () – Size: KB.   Bacchae by Euripides, Robin Robertson, Daniel Mendelsohn We'd love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of purchase.


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The Bacchae is an ancient Greek tragedy by Euripedes that was first performed in BC. Summary Read a Plot Overview of the entire play or a scene by scene Summary and Analysis. The Bacchae quiz that tests what you know about important details and events in the book.

SparkNotes is here for you with everything you need to ace (or teach!) online classes while you're social distancing. The Bacchae, a late play staged posthumously, concerns the cult of Dionysus, god of wine, whose worship hinged largely on orgiastic and frenzied nature rites.

When Dionysus (in disguise) attempts to spread his cult among the people (especially the women) of Thebes, their king, Pentheus, imprisons Dionysus and tries to suppress his cult.4/5(16). out of 5 stars The Bacchae and Other Plays (Penguin Classics) Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Novem Verified Purchase.

Euripides is one of my favourite ancient Greek authors and this volume was a replacement for a lost copy of the same. Many thanks. Read more. Helpful/5(10).

Buy a cheap copy of The Bacchae book by Euripides. This translation is intended primarily for classroom use. It is aimed first of all at being clear and true to the basic meaning of the text. After that Paul Free shipping over $/5(5). The Bacchae feels so strange, unpredictable (for an ancient Greek poetic drama/play), unsettling, even uncannily proto-Christian in some ways due to its portrait of an outsider god with followers among women (as early Christianity seemed to attract women quite a bit), thoroughly pagan in all the best and worst senses one can take the word, and /5().

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Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Wole Soyinka has translated—in both language and spirit—a g /5. Bacchae by Euripides. A bold new translation of Euripides’ shockingly modern classic work, from Forward Prize-winning poet, Robin Robertson, with a new introduction by bestselling and award-winning writer, critic and translator Daniel has been rocked by the arrival of Dionysus, the god of wine and ecstasy.

The Bacchae (; Greek: Βάκχαι, Bakchai; also known as The Bacchantes) 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 also included Iphigeneia at Aulis and Alcmaeon in Corinth, and which Euripides.

THE BACCHAE makes a perfect first entry in the new Applause series of classic dramas, because it argues so passionately and beautifully and convincingly for the need for such a theatre, in our era as much as in Euripides'.

Herbert Golder in his new translation has turned an ancient play into a new one, one just as potent for an applicable to 3/5(2). The Bacchae Summary. At the top of the play, the god Dionysus prances out and tells us he's in disguise as the mortal form of the Stranger. He's come to Thebes to spread his religion.

His wild rituals are a big deal all over Asia, but Thebes is the first place in Greece where he's brought them. Bacchae. Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the Bacchae, you will able to read or download in Pdf or ePub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of ore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book.

If it available for your country it will shown as book reader and user fully subscribe will benefit by having full access to all books. Free download or read online The Bacchae pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Euripides.

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The main characters of this plays, classics story are Dionysos, Kadmos. The book has been awarded with, and many others/5. The Bacchae.

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The Bacchae by EURIPIDES ( BC - BC), translated by Gilbert MURRAY ( - ) Genre(s): Tragedy Read by: in English Chapters: - 01 - Part 1 - 02. Euripides is known in literature & fiction circles as a Greek tragedian of classical Athens.

Euripides is one of the few whose dramas & plays have survived. Ancient & medieval scholars have attributed 95 dramas & plays to Euripides, of which 19 are known to Brand: Penguin Publishing Group. THE BACCHAE. EURIPIDES.

Translated by GILBERT MURRAY. INTRODUCTORY NOTE. Euripides, the youngest of the trio of great Greek tragedians was born at Salamis in B.C., on the day when the Greeks won their momentous naval victory there over the fleet of the Persians.5/5(1). A herdsman arrives, recounting a terrible tale of the Bacchae on the mountain.

He says he saw the Bacchae, led by Agave, Ino, and Autonoe, relaxing among the fir trees, using their thyrsi to draw milk, wine, and honey from the ground. Not only that, but the women seemed to.

“The Bacchae” was probably written around BCE, but it only premiered posthumously as part of a tetralogy that also included his “Iphigenia at Aulis” at the City Dionysia festival of BCE. The play was brought back to Athens by Euripides‘ son or nephew, Euripides the Younger, who was also a playwright, and it was probably directed by s: Read this book on Questia.

"Using to the full the last half century's great accessions to the comparative study of religion, [Dodds] has given a coherent and convincing reconstruction of the Dionysiac background--and, indeed, foreground--of the play, illustrating it with many instructive non-Greek and modern parallels.The Bacchae is concerned with two opposite sides of human nature: the rational and civilized side, which is represented by the character of Pentheus, the king of Thebes, and the instinctive side, which is represented by Dionysus.

This side is sensual without analysis, it feels a connection between man and beast, and it is a potential source of.