all ebooks in category: Ancient & Classical Dramas & Plays

«The Cyclops» by Euripides
English | ISBN: 9781911144021 | EPUB | 2.0 MB

When Odysseus arrives he meets Silenus and offers to trade wine for food. Being a servant of Dionysus, Silenus cannot resist obtaining the wine despite …

«Agamemnon» by Seneca
English | ISBN: 9781787804708 | EPUB | 0.1 MB

Lucius Annaeus Seneca, more readily known as Seneca the Younger, was born at Córdoba in the Roman province of Baetica in Hispania in approx 4 …

«Antigone» by Sophocles
English | ISBN: 9781910833964 | EPUB | 1.6 MB

Two brothers leading opposite sides in Thebes' civil war died fighting each other for the throne. Creon, the new ruler of Thebes, has decided that …

«The Iphigenia in Taurus» by Euripides
English | ISBN: 9781787371576 | EPUB | 0.1 MB

Euripides is rightly lauded as one of the great dramatists of all time. In his lifetime, he wrote over 90 plays and although only 18 …

«Rhesus» by Euripides
English | ISBN: 9781911144083 | EPUB | 1.6 MB

In the middle of the night Trojan guards on the lookout for suspicious enemy activity sight bright fires in the Greek camp. They promptly inform …

Ancient Comedy and Reception
English | 2013 | ISBN: 1614511667, 1614511268 | 1086 pages | PDF | 26 MB

This collection provides an overview of the reception history of a major literary genre from Greco-Roman antiquity to the present day. Looking first at Athenian …

«Prometheus Bound» by Aeschylus
English | ISBN: 9781911535744 | EPUB | 1.7 MB

Prometheus, a Titan who defies the gods and gives fire to mankind, acts for which he is subjected to perpetual punishment. The Oceanids appear and …

«Hippolytus» by Euripides
English | ISBN: 9781787371491 | EPUB | 0.1 MB

Euripides is rightly lauded as one of the great dramatists of all time. In his lifetime, he wrote over 90 plays and although only 18 …

«Andria (The Girl from Andros)» by Terence
English | ISBN: 9781787806245 | EPUB | 0.1 MB

Publius Terentius Afer is better known to us as the Roman playwright, Terence. Much of his life, especially the early part, is either unknown or …

«The Persians» by Aeschylus
English | ISBN: 9781787371439 | EPUB | 0.0 MB

Æschylus is often regarded as the father of Greek tragedy; he moved play writing from the simple interaction of a single character and a chorus …