Euripides: Medea by Euripides


Euripides: Medea by Euripides

Treating ancient plays as living drama. Classical Greek drama is brought vividly to life in this series of new translations. Students are encouraged to engage with the text through detailed commentaries,including suggestions for discussion and analysis. In addition, numerous practical questions stimulate ideas on staging and encourage students to explore the play's dramatic qualities. Medea is suitable for students of both Classical Civilisation and Drama. Useful features include full synopsis of the play, commentary alongside translation for easy reference and a comprehensive introduction to the Greek Theatre. Medea is aimed primarily at A-level and undergraduate students in the UK, and college students in North America.


This handsomely produced volume tips the scales as the heavyweight among Euripidean commentaries. It is a major philological achievement, which vastly enhances understanding of the play. Justina Gregory, AJP

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122 pages
Interest Age: From 16


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Publication date

20th April 2000



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