Iphigenia among the Taurians
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Iphigenia among the Taurians by Euripides

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Published by Ginn & company in Boston, London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statemented. by Isaac Flagg.
SeriesCollege series of Greek authors
ContributionsFlagg, Isaac, 1843-1931 ed.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., [3]-197 p.
Number of Pages197
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16445146M

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Iphigenia among the Taurians tells a different story than the legends of Troy. Instead of being slaughtered as a sacrifice at Aulis, Iphigenia is spirited by Artemis to the Crimean peninsula, where she dwells among the Taurians and officiates over sacrifices to Artemis of Greeks who stray into I am reading Canadian poet Anne Carson 's translations from the Greek/5.   Iphigenia among the Tauriansis the latest in Carson’s series of translations of the plays of Euripides. Originally published as part of the third edition of Chicago’s Complete Greek Tragedies, it is published here as a stand-alone volume for the first : University of Chicago Press.   Iphigenia among the Taurians is the latest in Carson’s series of translations of the plays of Euripides. Originally published as part of the third edition of Chicago’s Complete Greek Tragedies, it is published here as a stand-alone volume for the first time. Iphigenia Among the Taurians by Euripides Book Resume: Rhesus, probably the work of another playwright, deals with a grisly event in the Trojan War. Like Iphigenia at Aulis, its 'suspect is war and the pity of war', but it is also a thrilling, action-packed theatrical Iliad in miniature."--BOOK JACKET.

“Iphigenia in Tauris” or “Iphigenia among the Taurians” (Gr: “Iphigeneia en Taurois”) is a tragedy, although sometimes described as a romance or melodrama, by the ancient Greek playwright Euripides, written sometime between BCE and s: The earliest known accounts of the purported death of Iphigenia are included in Euripides' Iphigenia at Aulis and Iphigenia in Tauris, both Athenian tragedies of the fifth century BC set in the Heroic Age. In the dramatist's version, the Taurians worshipped both Artemis and Iphigenia in the Temple of Artemis at Tauris. 64 rows    Iphigenia in Tauris by Euripides; 63 editions; First published in ; . Mythology Summary and Analysis of Tantalus and Niobe; Iphigenia Among the Taurians Buy Study Guide Tantalus is a son of Zeus who is extremely well-liked by the gods until he plays a Author: Edith Hamilton.

  Iphigenia has had a dream in which the structure of her family's house crashed down in ruins, leaving only a single column. She interprets this dream to mean that Orestes is dead. Iphigenia in Tauris is a Greek romantic drama believed to have been written in : Iphigenia among the Taurians is the latest in Carson’s series of translations of the plays of Euripides. Originally published as part of the third edition of Chicago’s Complete Greek Tragedies, it is published here as a stand-alone volume for the first time. Trojan Women / Iphigenia Among the Taurians / Ion. One of antiquity's greatest poets, Euripides (ca. BCE) has been prized in every age for the pathos, terror, surprising plot twists, and intellectual probing of his dramatic creations/5. Iphigenia among the Taurians and Ion exhibit tragic themes and situations (the murder of close relatives). Each ends happily with a joyful reunion. Each ends happily with a joyful reunion. As in the first three volumes of this edition, David Kovacs gives us a freshly edited Greek text and an admired new translation that, in the words of Greece.