The Hippolytus of Euripides

  • 72 Pages
  • 1.97 MB
  • English
Bodley Head , London
Statementtrans. by Rex Warner.
ContributionsWarner, Rex,
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23762580M

This is an English translation of Euripides' tragedy Hippolytus about how Phaedra unsuccessfully fights her desire for Hippolytus, while he risks his life to keep her passion secret.

Focus Classical Library provides close translations with notes and essays. No play of Euripides is more admired than Hippolytus/5(5). The Hippolytus of Euripides by The Hippolytus of Euripides book (Author) › Visit Amazon's Euripides Page.

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Amazon, Hippolytus, whom holy Pittheus taught, alone of all the dwellers in this land of Troezen, calls me vilest of the deities.

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Love he scorns, and, as for marriage, will none of it; but Artemis, daughter of Zeus, sister of Phoebus, he doth honour, counting her the chief of goddesses, and ever. Hippolytus, Theseus' son by the Amazon woman and ward of holy Pittheus, alone among the citizens of this land of Trozen, says that I am the basest of divinities.

He shuns the bed of love and will have nothing to do with marriage. Instead, he honors Apollo's sister Artemis, Zeus's daughter, thinking her the greatest of divinities.

Hippolytus is a mortal prince who prefers chastity and hunting to the pursuits under Aphrodite’s purview. He therefore worships Artemis, goddess of the hunt and virginity, to the exclusion of Aphrodite, goddess of love.

Furious at this slight, Aphrodite avenges her honor by causing Hippolytus’ stepmother, Phaedra, to fall in love with him. Hippolytus is a Greek tragedy which is set in Troezen, a coastal town in the northeastern Peloponnese.

Theseus, the king of Athens, is serving a year's voluntary exile after having murdered a local king and his sons. His illegitimate son Hippolytus, whose birth is the result of Theseus's rape of Amazon :   $ Ebook No play of Euripides is more admired than Hippolytus.

The tale of a married woman stirred to passion for a younger man was traditional, but. Hippolytus (Ancient Greek: Ἱππόλυτος, Hippolytos) is an Ancient Greek tragedy by Euripides, based on the myth of Hippolytus, son of Theseus.

The play was first produced for the City Dionysia of Athens in BC and won first prize as part of a trilogy. The first tragedy of Euripides was produced when he was about twenty-five, and he was several times a victor in the tragic :   Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

The Hippolytus of Euripides by Euripides, Gilbert Murray. Publication date Publisher G. Allen Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book.

Alcestis/Medea/Hippolytus. This new volume of three of Euripides' most celebrated plays offers graceful, economical, metrical translations that convey the wide range of effects of the playwright's verse, from the idiomatic speech of its dialogue to the high formality of its choral odes.4/5.

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Hippolytus, a drama by the ancient Greek playwright Euripides, was first produced in BCE for the City Dionysia festival in Athens, originally winning first place in the playwriting competition. It focuses on the ancient Greek myth of Hippolytus, the son of the heroic Theseus from the legend of the Minotaur.

By: Euripides ( BC - BC) Eurpides' tragedy tells of Theseus' chaste son Hippolytus, who refuses to worship Aphrodite in favor of Artemis.

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Aphrodite gets revenge by causing Hippolytus' stepmother Phaedra to fall in love with him, unleashing a chain of tragic events. Euripides gives Hippolytus a sympathetic final scene, depicting his death onstage, unlike with Phaedra.

Hippolytus’ willingness to forgive his father and the tenderness of his final moments redeems him for his offenses. While Hippolytus dies honored by his father and his patron goddess, Euripides does not accord Phaedra the same respect.

The book Euripides I: Alcestis, Medea, The Children of Heracles, Hippolytus, Edited and Translated by Mark Griffith, Glenn W.

Most, David Grene, and Richmond Lattimore is published by. The Hippolytus of Euripides | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

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No play of Euripides is more admired than Hippolytus. The tale of a married woman stirred to passion for a younger man was traditional, but Euripides modified this story and blended it with one of divine vengeance to create a masterpiece of tension, pathos, and dramatic ed on: Ma The Bacchae of Euripides The Bacchae is a play ed by Euripides, and premiered after his death in the ancient Athensat the Great Dionysia in is a tragedy play, but it is more than a narration of irreverence, hubris and disrespect punished; it is also a reflective analysis.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Euripides: The Hippolytus of Euripides [microform]/ (London: Macmillan and Co., ), also by J. Bury and J. Mahaffy (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Euripides: The Hippolytus of Euripides; translated into English rhyming verse with explanatory notes (London, G.

Allen & sons, ), also by Gilbert Murray (page images at HathiTrust; US access only). Euripides I contains the plays “Alcestis,” translated by Richmond Lattimore; “Medea,” translated by Oliver Taplin; “The Children of Heracles,” translated by Mark Griffith; and “Hippolytus,” translated by David Grene.

Sixty years ago, the University of Chicago Press undertook a momentous project: a new translation of the Greek tragedies that would be the ultimate resource for. Read “Hippolytus”, by Euripides online on Bookmate –.Euripides was a tragedian of classical Athens.

Along with Aeschylus and Sophocles, he is one of the three ancient Greek tragedians for whom a sign. Medea and Other Plays: Medea / Hippolytus / Electra / Helen. Euripides $ - $ (Hippolytus won Euripides first prize.) Yet tragedies – unlike comedies, which were set in Athens – were customarily set in other Greek cities, because it did not bode well to depict terrible things happening to citizens of one’s own city.

Therefore, even though Theseus is the mythical founder of Athens, Euripides. euripides ten plays - alcestis, medea, hippolytus, andromache, ion, trojan women electra, iphigenta among the taurians, the bacchants, iphigenia at aulis Euripides, Hadas, Moses (Introduction by/translated From Greek by), McLean, J.

(translated From Greek by).Euripides (c. B.C.E.) is the author of eighteen extant plays and many more only surviving in fragments. He is the youngest of the three great Athenian tragedians with Aeschylus and Sophocles. Hippolytus, bastard son of Theseus and the Amazon Hippolyta, has sworn chaste allegiance to the goddess Artemis, thus severely offending the.Affordable digital textbook from RedShelf: This is an English translation of Euripides' tragedy Hippolytus about how Phaedra unsuccessfully fights her desire for Hippolytus, whil.