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Euripides and his influence by F. L. Lucas

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Published by Longmans, Green and co. in New York .
Written in English


  • Euripides.,
  • Literature, Comparative.

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Edition Notes

Statementby F.L. Lucas ... Introduction by R.W. Livingstone.
SeriesOur debt to Greece and Rome
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 188 p.
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16822544M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lucas, F.L. (Frank Laurence), Euripides and his influence. New York, Cooper Square Publishers, Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lucas, F.L. (Frank Laurence), Euripides and his influence. Boston, Mass., Marshall Jones company [©]. According to legend, Euripides was born in Salamis BCE, at the location and on the day of the Persian War’s greatest naval battle (although other sources estimate that he was born as early as or BCE).His family was probably a wealthy and influential one, and as a youth he served as a cup-bearer for Apollo’s dancers, although he later grew to question the religion he Ratings: Euripides and His Influence: Our Debt to Greece and Rome [Frank Laurence Lucas, R. W. Livingstone] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

  Synopsis. Euripides was born in Athens, Greece, around B.C. He became one of the best-known and most influential dramatists in . The speeches of Jason and Medea are remarkable point-counterpoint presentations which reflect the deep influence of the sophists of Euripides' day. Medea sounds, at times, like a proto-feminist. She is one of the most enduring dramatic creations of all times, revealing with each line the remarkable genius of Euripides, the most modern of the Author: Euripides. The third looks at the nature of Euripides' theatre and his acknowledgment of it, the great roles and the playwrights of the last hundred years whose craft seems most influenced by his work. An Appendix at the end of the book provides a short summary of the plots of all nineteen plays. About this Book Catalog Record Details. Euripides and his influence, by F. L. Lucas. Introduction by Lucas, F. L. (Frank Laurence),

  Some aspects of Euripides' tragedies seem more at home in comedy than in tragedy, and, indeed, he is considered to have been a significant influence on the creation of Greek New Comedy. This comic development comes after the lifetime of Euripides and his contemporary, the most familiar writer of Old Comedy, Aristophanes. Euripides, (born c. bc, Athens [Greece]—died , Macedonia), last of classical Athens’s three great tragic dramatists, following Aeschylus and Sophocles.. Life and career. It is possible to reconstruct only the sketchiest biography of Euripides. His mother’s name was Cleito; his father’s name was Mnesarchus or Mnesarchides. Download Euripides And His Age in PDF and EPUB Formats for free. Euripides And His Age Book also available for Read Online, mobi, docx and mobile and kindle reading. Euripides and his influence. Frank Laurence Lucas. Format Type: PDF, . Euripides was one of the most famous Greek is not a lot of saved information about Euripides, probably one of the reasons for this is his lack of interest for engaging in politics. He was working as an ambassador in Sicily, considered to be the owner of a house library because of his extreme wealth and education.