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- DescriptionDeals with the aftermath of the Trojan War for the defeated survivors, as Andromache shows Hector's widow as a trophy of war in the house of her Greek captor, and Hecabe portrays a defeated queen avenging the murder of her last-remaining son.
- Author BiographyEuripides (c.485-406 BC) was already a controversial figure in his own lifetime, regarded as a 'clever' poet, associated with philosophers and intellectuals. He is thought to have written 92 plays, only 18 of which survive. John Davie was born in Glasgow in 1950, and educated at Glasgow University and Balliol College, Oxford. Dr Richard Rutherford was born in Edinburgh in 1956 and has been tutor in Greek & Latin Literature at Christ Church College, Oxford, since 1982.
- PublisherPenguin Books Ltd
- Date of Publication30/04/1998
- GenreDrama Texts, Plays & Screenplays
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPenguin Classics
- Content Notenotes
- Weight223 g
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine14 mm
- Edited byRichard Rutherford
- Translated byJohn Davie
- Introduction byRichard Rutherford
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
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