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The Bacchae...

Euripides

The Bacchae...

by Euripides

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Published by University press, etc. etc. in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Mode of access: Internet.

Statementwith critical and explanatory notes... by John Edwin Sandys...
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p. L., cxlviii, [4], 264 p.
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25529385M
OCLC/WorldCa68171228

Read this book on Questia. This new translation of The Bacchae- that strange blend of Aeschylean grandeur and Euripidean finesse- is an attempt to reproduce for the American stage the play as it most probably was when new and unmutilated in B. C. The achievement of this aim involves a restoration of the "great lacuna" at the climax and the discovery of several . The Bacchae Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for The Bacchae is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.

This Study Guide consists of approximately 50 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Bacchae. The blind prophet, Tiresius, enters the stage, calling for .   These women were his ‘Bacchae’. Pentheus wanted to arrest all the Bacchae and execute the ‘effeminate foreigner’ (Dionysus in disguise) who was exciting them. Dionysus was arrested, he escaped, and then escorted a brainwashed (and transvestitized) Pentheus into the countryside to watch the sexual exploits of the Bacchae.

A summary of Part X (Section6) in Euripides's The Bacchae. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of The Bacchae and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. A note for a five-star book, Bacchae edited by E. R. Dodds. Published by User, 12 years ago I doubt anyone will go so far as to shell out $ and find out the hard way, but this spectacular book: 2nd ed. English Book lix, p. ; 19 cm. Oxford: Clarendon Press ; New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN:


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The Bacchae tells the story of how the worship of Dionysus was introduced to the Greek city of Thebes and The Bacchae. book the Theban king was punished for impiety for his refusal to accept the new god. It’s about religious fanaticism and ecstasy/5.

This review refers to the paperback Bryn Mawr commentary of Euripides' Bacchae by Beth Causey copyright ISBN Usually, Bryn Mawr commentaries come with the Greek text. The information on Amazon says that the book is 28 pages. In fact the book I received was 21 pages and is only a commentary - it is missing the Greek text/5(22).

The Bacchae is just sort of fundamentally weird in a way which most Greek tragedies aren't. The gods are totally crazy, their followers are even more so.

Religion, Power, Violence, and Madness smash into each other with (typically) gruesome by: 2. Her most recent book, "The Bacchae: A Myth Retold" is available on Amazon and through her website, Longtime journalist Christy Potter is the author of "The Shiksa's Guide to Yiddish" and the award-winning "The World Was My /5.

The Nobel-prize winning Nigerian playwright made an incredible adaptation of Euripides' The Bacchae. The introduction is key, where Soyinka explains the similarities between Dionysos and the Yoruban god Ogun, also the god of wine/5.

Buy Books and CD-ROMs: Help: The Bacchantes By Euripides. Commentary: Several comments have been posted about The Bacchantes.

Download: A 66k text-only version is available for download. The Bacchantes By Euripides Written B.C.E. Dramatis Personae Dionysus Cadmus Pentheus Agave Teiresias First Messenger.

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.

The Bacchae The Bacchae is an ancient Greek tragedy by Euripedes that was first performed in BC. A suggested list of literary criticism on Euripides's The Bacchae. The listed critical essays and books will be invaluable for writing essays and papers on The Bacchae. Search all of SparkNotes Search.

Suggestions Use up and down arrows to review and enter to select. The Bacchae book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Euripides' powerful investigation of religious ecstasy and the resistanc 4/5.

A twisted tale, where the God of wine, Dionysus, exacts revenge on behalf of his mother and to establish his God Status. Drives women mad and murderous. For many, Bacchae is required reading for various courses and curriculums. And for others who simply enjoy reading timeless pieces of classic literature, this gem by Euripides is highly recommended.

Published by Classic Books America and beautifully produced, Bacchae would make an ideal gift and it should be a part of everyone's personal library/5(22). Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux; 7/24/90 edition (Aug ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: 6 x x 9 inches Shipping Weight: ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: out /5(11).

NOTES ON THE BACCHAE INTRODUCTORY NOTE. The Bacchae, being from one point of view a religious drama, a kind of "mystery play," is full of allusions both to the myth and to the religion of Dionysus. The Myth, as implied by Euripides.

Semelê, daughter of Cadmus, being loved by Zeus, asked her divine lover to appear to her once in his full glory; he. The Bacchae by Euripides. Euripides turned to playwriting at a young age, achieving his first victory in the Athens’ City Dionysia dramatic competitions in BC.

He would be awarded this honor three more times in his life, and once more posthumously. The Bacchae, however, has proven frustratingly ambiguous in its treatment of gods and men.

Writing the play in exile, while watching the glory of Athens disintegrate near the end of the Peloponnesian War, Euripides explores the disintegration of old.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg; 62, free ebooks; 22 by Euripides; The Bacchae of Euripides by Euripides. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record.

Author: Euripides. BCE BCE: Translator: Murray, Gilbert, Title: The Bacchae of Euripides Language: English: LoC Class Cited by: 2. Free download or read online The Bacchae pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Euripides.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of 96 pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this plays, classics story are Dionysos, Kadmos.

The book has been awarded with, and /5. 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.

Bacchae by Euripides, Charles Marowitz; editions; First published in ; Subjects: Bacchantes, Criticism and interpretation, Dionysus (Greek deity), Drama, Greek drama, Greek drama (Tragedy), Hecuba (Legendary character), Helen of Troy (Greek mythology), History and criticism, Ion (Greek mythology), Iphigenia (Greek mythology), Pentheus (Greek.

“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: The Bacchae (Book) Book Details.

ISBN. Title. The Bacchae. Author. Euripides & Murray, Gilbert. Publisher. Publishing. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a small commission.THE BACCHAE. of. 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).