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The Knights

by Aristophanes

Aristophanes (/?ær?'st?f?ni?z/ or /??r?'st?f?ni?z/;[2] Greek: ???st?f????, pronounced [aristop?án??s]; c. 446 – c. 386 BC), son of Philippus, of the deme Cydathenaeum, was a comic playwright of ancient Athens. Eleven of his thirty plays survive ...

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The knights - The Acharnians - Peace - Lysistrata - The clouds.

by Aristophanes

<p>Perhaps the first thing to strike us—paradoxical as it may sound to say so—about the Athenian 'Old Comedy' is its modernness. Of its very nature, satiric drama comes later than Epic and Lyric poetry, Tragedy or History; Aristophanes follows ...

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The Last Pharaoh and Other Plays

by Wagdi Zeid

<p>Akhnaton, a pharaoh of the eighteenth dynasty, is about to challenge everything his people and culture hold dear in The Last Pharaoh. Before his rule, Egyptians lived a life of slavery under their rulers, who demanded abject submission. In a ...

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The Libation Bearers

With Linked Table of Contents

by Aeschylus

<p>Aeschylus was the first of the three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays can still be read or performed, the others being Sophocles and Euripides. He is often described as the father of tragedy: our knowledge of the genre begins with his ...

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The Lost Pharaoh

by Brian Twiddy

<p>This playbook is designed for 7-11 year olds to read and act out within a class at school or club, or just with a group of friends. It is also fun to use individually with puppets or a toy theatre, or even make your own radio style play ...

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The Odyssey

by Homer

<p>The Greek hero Odysseus, also known as Ulysses in Roman myths is returning home after the fall of Troy. It takes Odysseus ten years to reach Ithaca after the ten year Trojan War. In his absence, it is assumed he has died, and his wife ...

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The Odyssey

by Homer

One of the most famous ancient Greek epic poems, translated into English. ...

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The Odyssey

by Homer

The Odyssey (/'?d?si/;[1] Greek: ?d?sse?a Odýsseia, pronounced [o.dýs.sej.ja] in Classical Attic) is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. It is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad, the other work ascribed to Homer. The poem

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The Odyssey

by Homer

<p>Odysseus has been away from Ithaca, the Greek city-state under his rule, for ten years while fighting in the Trojan War. After the fall of Troy, Odysseus begins the long journey home to his wife and son; however, his journey is plagued by ...

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The Oresteia

Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, The Furies

by Aeschylus

<p>Aeschylus was the first of the three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays can still be read or performed, the others being Sophocles and Euripides. He is often described as the father of tragedy: our knowledge of the genre begins with his ...

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The Oresteia: Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, and The Eumenides (Translated by E. D. A. Morshead with an introduction by Theodore Alois Buckley)

by Aeschylus

The importance of Aeschylus in the development of drama cannot be overstated. Before him tragedy had consisted of the chorus and one actor; and by introducing a second actor, expanding the dramatic dialogue, and reducing the lyrical parts, he ...

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The Oresteia: Agamemnon, Women at the Graveside, Orestes in Athens

by Aeschylus

<p><strong>This spellbinding, groundbreaking translation reenergizes Aeschylus’ enduring saga of split loyalties, bloody sacrifice, and the efforts to bring peace after generations of strife.</strong></p> <p>The most renowned of Aeschylus’ ...

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The Oresteian Trilogy

Agamemnon; The Choephori; The Eumenides

by Aeschylus

<p>The Oresteia is a trilogy of Greek tragedies written by Aeschylus concerning the end of the curse on the House of Atreus and the pacification of the Erinyes. The name derives from the character Orestes, who sets out to avenge his father's ...

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The Rose, the Night, and the Mirror

by Mark Lingane

<p>Darkness is a reflection, and Julian is a lonely man until he meets the love of his life.</p> <p>Unfortunately, she is psychotic and drives him into his own madness. His only reprieve is in the arms of a sexbot. But who will win the ...

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The Seven Against Thebes

by Aeschylus

<p>Aeschylus was the first of the three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays can still be read or performed, the others being Sophocles and Euripides. He is often described as the father of tragedy: our knowledge of the genre begins with his ...

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The sounds of Whimpering

by Mayassa AL-Tajir

<p>The Sound of Whimpering with a cast of 13. Interplay between the nomads and the djinn. The story is an old legend where once upon a time a djinn fell in love with a human and the consequences that followed. We learn about the living ...

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The story of Odysseus in the land of the Phæacians

Being the sixth and a part of the seventh book of the Odyssey.

by Homer, Andrew Lang, Prof Samuel Henry Butcher & others

<p>No other poem in all the literature of the world excels or equals the <em><strong>Odyssey</strong></em> in variety of interest. &nbsp;Its hero is the type of the gallant adventurer, and his journeyings take him into the Fairylands that ...

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The Suppliant Maidens

by Aeschylus

<p>Aeschylus was the first of the three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays can still be read or performed, the others being Sophocles and Euripides. He is often described as the father of tragedy: our knowledge of the genre begins with his ...

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The Tempest

by William Shakespeare

<p>The Tempest is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1610–11, and thought by many critics to be the last play that Shakespeare wrote alone.</p> <p>It is set on a remote island, where the sorcerer Prospero, rightful ...

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The Thesmophoriazusae

by Aristophanes

Today the women at the festival are going to kill me for insulting them!' This bold statement by Euripides is the absurd premise upon which the whole play depends. The women are incensed by his plays' portrayal of the female sex as mad, ...

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