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Trojan Women, The

By Euripides

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Book Id: WPLBN0002953973
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Reproduction Date: 2010

Title: Trojan Women, The  
Author: Euripides
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Language: English
Subject: Dramatic Works, Tragedy, Play
Collections: Audio Books Collection, Trojan Women, The
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Publication Date:
1915
Publisher: LibriVox Audio Books

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Euripides' play follows the fates of the women of Troy after their city has been sacked, their husbands killed, and as their remaining families are about to be taken away as slaves. However, it begins first with the gods Athena and Poseidon discussing ways to punish the Greek armies because they condoned Ajax the Lesser for dragging Cassandra away from Athena's temple. What follows shows how much the Trojan women have suffered as their grief is compounded when the Greeks dole out additional deaths and divide their shares of women. This translation by Gilbert Murray was published in 1915. (Summary by Wikipedia and Elizabeth Klett)

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Electronic recorded live performance of a reading

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Tragedy, Play, Myths/Legends

 

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