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The Complete Greek Drama [2 volumes; slipcase]
Random House, NY 1938 - "Aeschylus (c. 525-456 BC) described as the father of tragedy expanded the number of characters. [that] previously had interacted only with the chorus.” “Sophocles' (c. 497-406 BC) for almost 50 years, was the most celebrated playwright ” “Euripides (c.480- 406 BC) [represented] traditional, mythical heroes as ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances. [that] later writers adapted to comedy [and romance].” “Aristophanes (c.446-386 BC) [best recreated] the life of ancient Athens." “Menander (c.342-290 BC) wrote 108 comedies Only one, ‘Dyskolos’, has survived ” [Pub. Info] Volume I - 1180 pages.; Volume II - 1236 pages. Glossary. Owner book plate.SPECIAL EDITION, 1ST THUS, 4TH PRINTING. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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