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Amphitryon, and two other plays

  • 178 Pages
  • 3.64 MB
  • English
Norton , New York
Statementedited and translated by Lionel Casson.
ContributionsCasson, Lionel, 1914-, Plautus, Titus Maccius., Plautus, Titus Maccius.
LC ClassificationsPA6570 .A6C3 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 178 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20298683M
ISBN 100393006018

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Amphitryon was the title of a lost tragedy of Sophocles, but most others who have used this story have rendered comic treatments instead.

Plautus, the Roman comedian, used this tale to present Amphitryon, a burlesque play. The dramatic treatment by Plautus has enjoyed a sustaining presence on the stage since its premiere. Medea and Other Plays.

Euripides. Penguin Achaeans Achilles AEGEUS Aegisthus Aeschylus AGAMEMNON Alcmene altar AMPHITRYON andthe Argos Athens avenge banished blood boys bring brother bythe child CHORUS CLYTEMNESTRA Corinth Creon curse daughter dead He died cBC and is thought to have written around ninety-two plays, of which.

Amphitryon, in Greek mythology, son of Alcaeus, king of accidentally killed his uncle Electryon, king of Mycenae, Amphitryon fled with Alcmene, Electryon’s daughter, to Thebes, where he was cleansed from the guilt by Creon, his maternal uncle, king of e refused to consummate her marriage with Amphitryon until he had avenged the death of her brothers, all of.

Amphitryon Amphitryon Plot Summary 1. While Amphitruo was waging war against the Teloboians, Jupiter assumed his appearance and took a loan of his wife, Alcumena. Mercury takes on the form of his absent slave, Sosia.

Alcumena is deceived by these tricks. After the real Amphitruo 6 and Sosia have returned, they are both made fun of in a. Complete summary of Plautus' Amphitryon. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Amphitryon. the two fight, and the god beats him badly. and the other is the son of.

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These were followed by such internationally successful plays as SIEGFRIED (), JUDITH (), AMPHITRYON 38 (), INTERMEZZO (), TIGER AT THE GATES (), ÉLECTRE (), and ONDINE (). Many of these were modern treatments of ancient Greek stories.

Three Plays: Volume 2 [Siegfried, Amphitr Electra] (A Mermaid Drama Book ) French drama: Three Plays: Siegfried, Amphitr Electra/5. Plautus (Titus Maccius), born about BCE at Sarsina in Umbria, went to Rome, engaged in work connected with the stage, lost his money in commerce, then turned to writing -one plays by Plautus have survived (one is incomplete).

The basis of all is a free translation from comedies by such writers as Menander, Diphilus, and Philemon. Amphitryon was the son of Alcaeus in Greek mythology, king of Tiryns.

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He was a general in Thebes, who married Alcmene, daughter of Electryon, king of accidentally killed Electryon, and was exiled by Electryon's brother, Sthenelus, along with his wife.

Together, they fled to Thebes, where Amphitryon was purified by the king of the city, Creon. Amphitryon: Three Plays in New Verse Translations. Together with a Comprehensive Account of the Evolution of the Legend and its Subsequent History on the Stage.

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Titus Maccius Plautus (c. – BC), commonly known as Plautus, was a Roman playwright of the Old Latin period. His comedies are the earliest works in Latin literature to have survived in their entirety. He wrote Palliata comoedia, the genre devised by the innovator of Latin literature, Livius Andronicus/5.

Bestuur Bakker. Every year, a dedicated group of people fulfills SA Amphitryon's board tasks. This is Bestuur Bakker for the academic year One of the perennial questions arising from this play and other texts is how literally one should take Ben Jonson’s claim that Shakespeare knew “small Latine and lesse Greeke.” But Baldwin i: 1–18 has convincingly shown that Jonson wants to say that Shakespeare has greater natural talent than training.

Amphitryon or The Two Sosias by John Dryden. ebook. Sign up to save your library Dryden began to also write plays. His first play, (). This was truly the Age of Dryden, he was the foremost English literary figure in poetry, plays, translations and other forms.

In he began work on what would be his most ambitious and defining. Edition Notes Series The German library -- v. 25 Other Titles Plays. English. Selections, Broken pitcher., Amphitryon., Penthesilea., Prince Frederick of : Amphitryon.

By Moliere Translated by Richard Wilbur Richard Wilbur is a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and a former poet laureate of the United States. His verse translations of Molière’s plays have been performed for audiences throughout the world. Other Books By Moliere or Richard Wilbur.

Lovers' Quarrels Scapino. “Heracles” or “The Madness of Heracles” (Gr: “Herakles Mainomenos” ; Lat: “Hercules Furens”) is a tragedy by the ancient Greek playwright describes the frenzy of divinely induced madness of the Greek hero Heracles which led him to kill his own wife and children.

It was written around BCE or earlier, the second of two surviving plays by Euripides concerning the Ratings: Plautus, (born c. bce, Sarsina, Umbria?[Italy]—died bce), great Roman comic dramatist, whose works, loosely adapted from Greek plays, established a truly Roman drama in the Latin language.

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DPS offers an extensive list of titles that includes many of the most significant plays of the past century. Sosias, Amphitryon’s servant, finds himself in the first two scenes of the play confronted and overpowered by another version of himself (Merkur).The confusion and fury mounts throughout the play, until at the very end Jupiter reveals himself in his true shape.

"The history of Amphitryon and Alcmene, or rather the myth of the birth of Hercules, is certainly very old, and is to be found in the literature of different nations." your sections will automatically be re-opened for other readers to claim, unless you post in this thread to request an extension.

Genres for the project: Plays; Plays. Title: Amphitryon Author: Moliere Translated by A.R.

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A stellar translation of an unusual Molière play, that is populated with Greeks and Greco-Roman gods, and seasoned with the essence of vaudeville, fantasy, high comedy, farce, and even opera.

Download it today!. or, the Two Sosias A Comedy () Edited by Sir Walter Scott in Egregiam verò laudem, et spolia ampla refertis, Una dolo Divûm si fæmina victa duorum estVirgil This work by Dryden is based on Molière's play of the same name which was in turn based on the story of the Greek mythological character Amphitryon as told by Plautus in his play from ca.

B.C. Dryden's play. The four plays presented here, two newly translated for this edition, are The Broken Pitcher, Amphitryon, Penthesilea, and Prince Frederick of Homburg. As E.L. Docotorow says, 'a Kleist play may be set in ancient Greece, in Holland, or in seventeenth century Prussia, but the fortress of consciousness is where the action occurs.'.

Similar ebooks. This anthology contains English translations of four plays by one of the best practitioners of Roman comedy, Plautus. The plays Casina, Amphitryon, Captivi and Pseudolus provide an introduction to the world of Roman comedy.3/5(2).