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By Andrew Brown

That the works of the traditional tragedians nonetheless have an instantaneous and profound charm definitely wishes no demonstration, but the fashionable reader constantly stumbles throughout ideas that are tough to interpret or relate to – ethical toxins, the authority of oracles, classical principles of geography – in addition to the names of surprising mythical and mythological figures.


A New better half to Greek Tragedy provides an invaluable reference instrument for the ‘Greekless’ reader: prepared on a strictly encyclopaedic development, with headings for all right names taking place within the twelve most often learn tragedies, it comprises short yet correctly precise essays on ethical, spiritual and philosophical phrases, in addition to legendary genealogies the place very important. There are moreover entries on Greek theatre, technical phrases and on different writers from Aristotle to Freud, while the essay by way of P. E. Easterling strains a few connections among the guidelines present in the tragedians and previous Greek idea.

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