The women of Troy
Read Online

The women of Troy a lyric drama by Euripides

  • 719 Want to read
  • ·
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by H. Cranton in London .
Written in English


  • Trojan War -- Drama.,
  • Hecuba (Legendary character) -- Drama.,
  • Troy (Extinct city) -- Drama.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Euripides ; translated by F.A. Evelyn.
ContributionsEvelyn, Francis A.
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. ;
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16581131M

Download The women of Troy


The Trojan Women is the story of the immediate aftermath of the Greeks' victory in the Trojan War, and in Euripides' hands it is a story of brutal, limitless murder by the victors and their dividing up and hauling away of the surviving women as spoils of war/5. Details about The Women of Troy (A Play) by David Grote Book The Fast Free Shipping. Be the first to write a review. The Women of Troy (A Play) by David Grote Book The Fast Free Shipping. Item Information. Condition: Very Good. Price: US $Seller Rating: % positive. POSEIDON Lo! From the depths of salt Aegean floods I, Poseidon, come, where choirs of Nereids trip in the mazes of the graceful dance; for since the day that Phoebus and myself with measurement exact set towers of stone about this land of Troy and ringed it round, never from my heart hath passed away a kindly feeling for my Phrygian town, which now is smouldering and o'erthrown, a prey to. The Trojan Women Summary. Poseidon is lamenting the fall of Troy. Athena joins him; though she was on the side of the Achaeans, who attacked Troy to procure Helen, she is incensed over the Greeks’ exonerating Ajax from sexually assaulting Trojan princess Kassandra at Athena's temple.

The Trojan Women Summary. Next. Line The play begins with two gods, Athena and Poseidon, descending from the heavens to discuss the aftermath of the war between the invading Greek armies and the people of the city of Troy. Poseidon has supported the Trojans, whereas Athena has supported the Greeks. However, she has now turned against them. The Greek warrior, Ajax, raped the Trojan . Euripides' Women of Troy - A Study Guide P D Kenney. Kindle Edition. $ Next. Customer reviews. out of 5 stars. out of 5. 13 global ratings. 5 star 68% /5(13). About The Women of Troy. From the Booker Prize-winning Pat Barker, author of The Silence of the Girls (“An important, powerful, memorable book” –Emily Wilson, translator of The Odyssey) and the Regeneration Trilogy, a distinguished new entry in the boom in fiction recasting classical myths from a modern perspective. Hekabe aka Hecuba (Queen of Troy) Talthybius (A Greek Herald) Cassandra (Hekabe’s daughter) Andromache (Hektor’s wife) Menelaos (Helen’s husband) Helen (Menelaos’ wife) Astyanax (Young son of Hektor and Andromache: Silent) Chorus (of captive Trojan women) Just before Dawn. Before the collapsing walls of defeated Troy.

  The Women of Troy (Modern Plays) 1st Edition, Kindle Edition by Euripides (Author)/5(7). Euripides's The Trojan Women picks up where Homer's Iliad leaves off and offers a moving and philosophically provocative portrait of the most prominent Trojan women in the aftermath of Troy.   The Trojan women of Euripides Language: English: LoC Class: PA: Language and Literatures: Classical Languages and Literature: Subject: Trojan War -- Drama Subject: Andromache (Legendary character) -- Drama Subject: Hecuba, Queen of Troy -- Drama Subject: Cassandra (Legendary character) -- Drama Subject: Helen, of Troy, Queen of Sparta -- Drama Author: Euripides. The Women of Troy. From the classic by Euripides. Adapted by David Grote.. Product Code: W One-act Play; Tragedy ; Cast size: 4m., 12w. Rights and availability This title can be licensed and sold throughout the World. * Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance.