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Summary (From the publisher):

In most versions of the Hippolytos myth, Phaidra is depicted as an utterly debauched character, a woman reduced to shamelessness by the power of Aphrodite. In Euripides' Hippolytos, howeveróinformed by the playwright's moral and religious fascinationówe find a Phaidra resisting the goddess of love with all her strength, though in the end unsuccessfully. Phaidra becomes a tragic foil for Hippolytos, making his superhuman virtue at once believable and understandable.

Original title: Ἱππόλυτος [Hippolutos]


Genre: Drama and PlaysAncientGreekTragedy

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Ten Plays by Euripides (1936) [Collection]
      Author: Euripides
     Grief Lessons (2006) [Collection]
      Author: Euripides

Edition #1: Hippolytos

Hippolytos (2006)
Edition Details:

Published in Grief Lessons

Language: English

Translated by: Anne Carson
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Edition #2: Hippolytos

Hippolytos (1992)
Edition Details (From the publisher):

Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly recreate the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals. The series seeks to recover the entire extant corpus of Greek tragedy, quite as though the ancient tragedians wrote in the English of our own time.

Language: English

Edition: Greek Tragedy in New Translaitons
Translated by: Robert Bagg
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Hippolytos (1992)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195072901
Dimensions: x x
Pages: 128

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