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- DescriptionAfter fending off Persia in the fifth century BCE, Athens assumed a leadership position in the Aegean world. Through readings of Eumenides, Children of Heracles, and Oedipus at Colonus, the author argues that Athenian tragedy performed an ideological function by representing Athens as a ruler that treated foreign suppliants compassionately.
- Author BiographyAngeliki Tzanetou is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is coeditor with Maryline Parca of Finding Persephone: Women's Rituals in the Ancient Mediterranean and has published articles on ritual and gender in drama and on tragedy and politics.
- Author(s)Angeliki Tzanetou
- PublisherUniversity of Texas Press
- Date of Publication01/04/2013
- GenreAncient History
- Series TitleAshley and Peter Larkin Series in Greek and Roman Culture
- Place of PublicationAustin, TX
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- First Published2012
- ImprintUniversity of Texas Press
- Weight454 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine19 mm
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