A literal translation of the Alcestis of Euripides

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Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Loeb Classical Library: Euripides Vol. I: Cyclops - Alcestis Medea by Eurípides and David Kovacs (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! About Euripides. A modern translation exclusive to signet From perhaps the greatest of the ancient Greek playwrights comes this collection of plays, including Alcestis, Hippolytus, Ion, Electra, Iphigenia at Aulis, Iphigenia Among the Taurians, Medea, The Bacchae, The Trojan Women, and The Cyclops. Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly recreate the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, The Greek Tragedy in New Translation series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek inorder to evoke the poetry of the originals. Under the general editorship of Peter Burian and Alan /5(1). Euripides was born in Attica, Greece probably in B.C. He was the youngest of the three principal fifth-century tragic poets. In his youth he cultivated gymnastic pursuits and studied philosophy and rhetoric. Soon after he received recognition for a play that he had written, Euripides left Athens for the court of Archelaus, king of Macedonia. Fragments of about fifty-five plays survive.

Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly re-create the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals. Under the general editorship of Peter Burian and Alan /5(1).   G. A. Seeck’s edition of the Alcestis with accompanying German translation and commentary is part of a new series from de Gruyter intended to offer detailed access to the text not only to philologists but to literary and theatre scholars more widely. The format is designed for accessibility. Following an extensive introduction, the German translation and Greek text are printed one above the. Euripides In Translation; EURIPIDES. Alcestis. Translated by Richmond Lattimore. The Medea. Translated by Rex Warner. The Heracleidae. Translated by Ralph Gladstone. "The Alcestis would hardly confirm its author's right to be acclaimed 'the most tragic of the poets.' It is doubtful whether one can call it a tragedy at all. Yet it remains one of the most characteristic and delightful of Euripidean dramas, as well as, by modern standards, the most easily actable.

Alcestis by NULL, Euripides A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or Rating: % positive.   The Plays of Euripides is a prose translation of the 19 surviving plays attributed to the Greek poet Euripides. The translations were made from the Greek text as edited by Paley, with notes where the translation deviates from that text. Coleridge's translations were originally published in by George Bell & Sons. eBook Download BOOK EXCERPT: This is an introduction to Euripides' "Cyclops", the only example of satyric drama to have survived complete. The work analyzes the genre, the place of satyrs in the religious imagination of the Greeks, and the significance of Euripides' divergence from the Homeric model. Euripides | A modern translation exclusive to signet From perhaps the greatest of the ancient Greek playwrights comes this collection of plays, including Alcestis, Hippolytus, Ion, Electra, Iphigenia at Aulis, Iphigenia Among the Taurians, Medea, The Bacchae, The Trojan Women, and The Cyclops.

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Ted Hughes'translation of Alcestis continues on a path he pursued for most of his later years: to resurrect "classic" poetry in a modern form. The translation flows eloquently, with the typical Hughes clipped verse. He seems desparate to make the text "speak" to modern readers, and (I think) especially to modern s: 5.

Oxford University Press, - Alcestis (Greek mythology) - pages 0 Reviews The Catholic University of America Speech and Drama Department presents Euripides' "Alcestis," translated by.

Alcestis is typically dated as the earliest of Euripides’s extant plays, although at the time it was first performed in Athens in B.C.E., Euripides had been writing and producing plays for almost two decades.

In fact, out of the nearly hundred plays he wrote, only about 20 texts survive. A treasure of Ancient Greek. Alcestis was written in B.C. and is probably the earliest of nineteen surviving plays of Euripides (he wrote about 90). Euripides was one of the great tragedians of classical Athens (beside Aeschylus and Sophocles).

Alcestis is telling us the story of the king Admetus/5(). “Alcestis“ (Gr: “Alkestis“) is a tragedy by the ancient Greek playwright Euripides, first produced at the Athens City Dionysia dramatic festival in BCE (at which it won second prize).

It is the oldest surviving work by Euripides, although at the time of its first performance he. Alcestis by Euripides, Ted Hughes,Faber edition, in English.

Euripides’ Alcestis. Translated by R. Potter. Adapted by Casey Dué and Mary Ebbott [Scene is in front of the house of Admetos in Pherae] APOLLO. Apollo. House of Admetos, in which I suffered. to be content with a slave’s meal even though I am a god.

Zeus was the cause [aitios], for he killed my son. Alcestis by Euripides, Ted Hughes,W.E.J. Tjeenk Willink edition, Hardcover in Ancient Greek - 4e dr. Euripides: The Alcestis of Euripides; translated into English verse, by the Class of of Beloit College. Revised by the Committee on Publication offor the twenty-first annual rendition of the Classical Department.

(Beloit, Daily Free Press Print, ), also by Beloit College. Class of. A translation and interpretation of one of Euripides' plays, this version reveals the formal beauty and thematic concentration of the Alcestis. The late William Arrowsmith presents the play as a drama of human existence with recognizably human characters who also represent masked embodiments of human conditions.

Euripides. Euripides, with an English translation by David Kovacs. Cambridge. Harvard University Press.

The Annenberg CPB/Project provided support for entering this text. Purchase a copy of this text (not necessarily the same edition) from Buy a cheap copy of Alcestis book by Euripides. In the years before his death at age sixty-eight inHughes translated several classical works with great energy and ingenuity.

His Tales from Ovid was called Free shipping over $ This is Philip Vellacott's highly acclaimed translation of Alcestis, Hippolytis and Iphigenia in Taurus.

They were originally translated in the '50's, but revised in the '70's: 8. "The Alcestis would hardly confirm its author's right to be acclaimed 'the most tragic of the poets.' It is doubtful whether one can call it a tragedy at all.

Yet it remains one of the most characteristic and delightful of Euripidean dramas, as well as, by modern standards, the most easily actable. And I notice that many judges who display nothing but a fierce satisfaction in sending other. The Greek text of Euripides' Alcestis has been critically edited for this bilingual edition; the prose translation attempts to follow it verse by verse.

The commentary, which assumes no knowledge of Greek on the part of the reader, explains questions of content and interpretation. eBook available for $ Click HERE for more information. This new volume of three of Euripides' most celebrated plays offers graceful, economical, metrical translations that convey the.

Euripides I: Alcestis, The Medea, The Heracleidae, Hippolytus written by legendary tragedian Euripides is widely considered to be among greatest Greek Tragedies of all time. This combinations great classics will surely attract a whole new generation of Greek Tragedy readers.

For many. Alcestis, queen of Pherae, is one of the noblest heroines in all of Greek drama. Her husband Admetus is the supposedly virtuous king of Pherae who wins the friendship of the god Apollo. Apollo tricks the Eumenides into an agreement that when the time comes for Admetus to die, a willing substitute will be accepted in his place, allowing his.

Euripides’ Alcestis—perhaps the most anthologized Attic drama--is an ideal text for students reading their first play in the original Greek. Literary commentaries and language aids in most editions are too advanced or too elementary for intermediate students of the language, but in their new student edition, C.

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eBook - FREE. Get this book in print. AbeBooks; On Demand Books; Amazon; Find in a library The Alcestis of Euripides Euripides Snippet view - Hughes's version of Euripides's Alcestis, the last of his translations, has the great brio of those works, and it is a powerful and moving conclusion to the great final phase of Hughes's career.

Euripides was, with Aeschylus and Sophocles, one of the greatest of Greek dramatists. translation by william arrowsmith. great play. dynamic, fast-paced, bloody, full of morally gray (or just blatantly evil) characters.

some classic period-typical misogyny. maybe i'm juvenile for enjoying euripides' dialogue-focused plays so much, but they really are so fun. lots of great questions were raised in this, most obviously the issue of who is more correct. while orestes is obviously /5(64). Euripides. Euripides, with an English translation by David Kovacs.

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Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Alcestis, Medea, Hippolytus. ‎"The Alcestis would hardly confirm its author's right to be acclaimed 'the most tragic of the poets.' It is doubtful whether one can call it a tragedy at all.

Yet it remains one of the most characteristic and delightful of Euripidean dramas, as well as, by modern standards, the most.Book Description Oxford University Press Inc, United States, Paperback. Condition: New. Revised ed. Language: English. Brand new Book. At once a vigorous translation of one of Euripides' most subtle and witty plays, and a wholly fresh interpretation, this version reveals for the first time the extraordinary formal beauty and thematic concentration of the Alcestis.Euripides: Ten Plays by Euripides.

A modern translation exclusive to signet From perhaps the greatest of the ancient Greek playwrights comes this collection of plays, including Alcestis, Hippolytus, Ion, Electra, Iphigenia at Aulis, Iphigenia Among the Taurians, Medea, The Bacchae, The Trojan Women, and The Cyclops.