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Euripides: Bacchae (Cambridge Translations from Greek Drama)

Euripides: Bacchae (Cambridge Translations from Greek Drama)
Author: Euripides
ISBN 13: 9780521653725
ISBN 10: 52165372
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 2000-09-11
Format: Paperback
Pages: 114
List Price: $14.20

Treating ancient plays as living drama.


Offers a new line-for-line translation of Euripides' play about the consequences of an attempt in Thebes to suppress the cult of Dionysus. An introduction discusses the cultural background of the play, its author, and ancient tragic theater, and suggests psychological, moral, religious, and political issues raised by the play. --Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.