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  • Greek Tragedies 3

    Aeschylus: The Eumenides; Sophocles: Philoctetes, Oedipus at Colonus; Euripides: The Bacchae, Alcestis

    Greek Tragedies, Volume III contains Aeschylus’s “The Eumenides,” translated by Richmond Lattimore; Sophocles’s “Philoctetes,” translated by David Grene; Sophocles’s “Oedipus at Colonus,” translated by Robert Fitzgerald; Euripides’s “The Bacchae,” translated by William Arrowsmith; and Euripides’s “Alecestis,” translated by Richmond Lattimore.Sixty years ago, the University of Chicago Press ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Greek Tragedies 2

    Aeschylus: The Libation Bearers; Sophocles: Electra; Euripides: Iphigenia among the Taurians, Electra, The Trojan Women

    Greek Tragedies, Volume II contains Aeschylus’s “The Libation Bearers,” translated by Richmond Lattimore; Sophocles’s “Electra,” translated by David Grene; Euripides’s “Iphigenia among the Taurians,” translated by Anne Carson; Euripides’s “Electra,” translated by Emily Townsend Vermeule; and Euripides’s “The Trojan Women,” translated by Richmond Lattimore.Sixty years ago, the University of Chicago ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Chariot of the Son

    The Story of Phaethon

    Book 1 - Mythologia
    Long ago, when gods and heroes walked the earth in triumph and tragedy, true love and epic deeds were set among the stars…Far away, on the distant plains of ancient Ethiopia, Phaethon’s greatest joy in life comes from watching the Sun travel across the heavens. But he longs for something more…When the sad bonds of his lonesome existence are about to overwhelm him, a great truth is revealed to ... Read more

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  • Medea and Other Plays

    by Euripides ...
    Translated by John Davie ...
    Alcestis/Medea/The Children of Heracles/Hippolytus'One of the best prose translations of Euripides I have seen' Robert FaglesThis selection of plays shows Euripides transforming the titanic figures of Greek myths into recognizable, fallible human beings. Medea, in which a spurned woman takes revenge upon her lover by killing her children, is one of the most shocking of all the Greek tragedies. ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Fortune's Child

    A Novel of Empress Theodora

    Book 1 - The Theodora Duology
    GRAND PRIZE 2019 Best Book, Chanticleer International Book Awards"A meticulously researched historical account presented in the form of a thrilling political drama." ~KIRKUS REVIEWS“Amazing history—I felt like I was there.” —Lisa Wingate, bestselling author of Before We Were YoursTheodora: actress, prostitute, mistress. And Byzantine Empress of the civilized world.S... ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Cora

    by A.L. Hawke ...
    Cora has it all, but she doesn’t have a man. They keep dying on her.She is the immortal Greek goddess Persephone, drinking and reveling in a Malibu beach house in the twenty-first century. But no matter her wild antics or psychotherapy, nothing can ease the pain over her latest husband’s murder. Except perhaps the prudish but handsome Mr. Gabriel Cartwright.Gabe is a young East Coast realtor who’s ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Penelopiad

    As portrayed in Homer's Odyssey, Penelope - wife of Odysseus and cousin of the beautiful Helen of Troy - has become a symbol of wifely duty and devotion, enduring twenty years of waiting when her husband goes to fight in the Trojan War. As she fends off the attentions of a hundred greedy suitors, travelling minstrels regale her with news of Odysseus' epic adventures around the Mediterranean - ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Medea

    by Euripides ...
    series Dover Thrift Editions: Plays
    One of the most powerful and enduring of Greek tragedies, Medea centers on the myth of Jason, leader of the Argonauts, who has won the dragon-guarded treasure of the Golden Fleece with the help of the sorceress Medea. Having married Medea and fathered her two children, Jason abandons her for a more favorable match, never suspecting the terrible revenge she will take.Euripides' masterly portrayal ... Read more

    $1.45 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Antigone

    by Sophocles ...
    Antigone, daughter of Oedipus, the late king of Thebes, in defiance of Creon who rules in his stead, resolves to bury her brother Polyneices, slain in his attack on Thebes. She is caught in the act and brought before the king. She justifies her action, asserting that she was bound to obey the eternal laws of right and wrong in spite of any human ordinance. Creon, unrelenting, condemns her to be ... Read more

    $1.30 AUD

  • Cora: Rise of the Fallen Goddess

    by A.L. Hawke ...
    Book 1 - The Azure Series
    Abandoned. Imprisoned. Loved.Cora is the goddess Persephone, living in Greece in the fourteenth century B.C. In order to shelter her from prophecy, her mother, Demeter, sends her away to Azure Blue. The young girl is raised and protected by the nymph queen, Nephrea, in a dreamlike crystal palace among azure trees and amethyst fields under a green sun. She's adopted into the Amazon code of honor, ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Homer: The Complete Epic Poems + A Biography of the Author

    by Homer ...
    series The Greatest Writers of All Time
    This book contains several HTML tables of contents.The first table of contents (at the very beginning of the ebook) lists the titles of all novels included in this volume. By clicking on one of those titles you will be redirected to the beginning of that work, where you'll find a new TOC that lists all the chapters and sub-chapters of that specific work.Here you will find an in-depth biography of ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Medea and Other Plays

    by Euripides ...
    Translated by Philip Vellacott ...
    Medea/Hecabe/Electra/HeraclesFour devastating Greek tragedies showing the powerful brought down by betrayal, jealousy, guilt and hatredThe first playwright to depict suffering without reference to the gods, Euripides made his characters speak in human terms and face the consequences of their actions. In Medea, a woman rejected by her lover takes hideous revenge by murdering the children they both ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Theban Plays

    by Sophocles ...
    Translated by E. Watling ...
    King Oedipus/Oedipus at Colonus/AntigoneThree towering works of Greek tragedy depicting the inexorable downfall of a doomed royal dynastyThe legends surrounding the house of Thebes inspired Sophocles to create this powerful trilogy about humanity's struggle against fate. King Oedipus is the devastating portrayal of a ruler who brings pestilence to Thebes for crimes he does not realize he has ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Works Of Aeschylus: Includes All Seven Tragedies: The Oresteia Trilogy, The Persians, Seven Against Thebes, The Suppliants And Prometheus Bound (Mobi Collected Works)

    by Aeschylus ...
    This collection was designed for optimal navigation on eReaders and other electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically, chronologically and by category, making it easier to access individual books and plays. This collection offers lower price, the convenience of a one-time download, and it reduces the clutter in your digital library. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Three Theban Plays

    Antigone; Oedipus the King; Oedipus at Colonus

    Translated by Robert Fagles ...
    The heroic Greek dramas that have moved theatergoers and readers since the fifth century B.C.Towering over the rest of Greek tragedy, the three plays that tell the story of the fated Theban royal family—Antigone, Oedipus the King and *Oedipus at Colonus—*are among the most enduring and timeless dramas ever written. Robert Fagles's authoritative and acclaimed translation conveys all of Sophocles's ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Works Of Sophocles: Includes The Theban Plays (The Oedipus Cycle), Aias, Trachinian Women, Ajax, Electra And Philoktetes (Mobi Collected Works)

    by Sophocles ...
    This collection was designed for optimal navigation on eReaders and other electronic devices. This collection offers lower price, the convenience of a one-time download, and it reduces the clutter in your digital library. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked table of contents and footnotes. The collection is complimented by an author biography.This Collection Includes:The ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Troy, The Iliad, The Odyssey, and More

    This book contains the following complete works about the fabulous, and fabled, city of Troy: Iphegenia, by Euripides The Iliad, by Homer, The Odyssey, by Homer The Aeneid, by Virgil The Fall of Troy, by Quintus Smyrnaeus (also known as Quintus of Smyrna) Queen Dido, by Christopher Marlowe and Thomas Nash The book also contains a recent satellite image of Troy, showing its position in modern-day ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Greek Tragedies 1

    Aeschylus: Agamemnon, Prometheus Bound; Sophocles: Oedipus the King, Antigone; Euripides: Hippolytus

    Greek Tragedies, Volume I contains Aeschylus’s “Agamemnon,” translated by Richmond Lattimore; Aeschylus’s “Prometheus Bound,” translated by David Grene; Sophocles’s “Oedipus the King,” translated by David Grene; Sophocles’s “Antigone,” translated by Elizabeth Wyckoff; and Euripides’s “Hippolytus,” translated by David Grene.Sixty years ago, the University of Chicago Press undertook a momentous ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Oedipus Rex

    (Oedipus the King)

    by Sophocles ...
    To Laius, King of Thebes, an oracle foretold that the child born to him by his queen Jocasta would slay his father and wed his mother. So when in time a son was born the infant's feet were riveted together and he was left to die on Mount Cithaeron. But a shepherd found the babe and tended him, and delivered him to another shepherd who took him to his master, the King of Corinth. Polybus being ... Read more

    $1.45 AUD

  • The Odyssey

    by Homer ...
    One of the most famous ancient Greek epic poems, translated into English. ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Euripides: The Complete Works

    by Euripides ...
    This ebook contains Euripides' complete works. This edition has been professionally formatted and contains several tables of contents. The first table of contents (at the very beginning of the ebook) lists the titles of all novels included in this volume. By clicking on one of those titles you will be redirected to the beginning of that work, where you'll find a new TOC that lists all the chapters ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Antigone

    by Sophocles ...
    series Penguin Little Black Classics
    'It's a dreadful thing to yield...but resist now?Lay my pride bare to the blows of ruin?That's dreadful too.'The remarkable story of Greek tragedy's most intrepid heroine.Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and across many centuries. They take us ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • The Complete Euripides:Volume V: Medea and Other Plays

    Volume V: Medea and Other Plays

    by Peter Burian ...
    series Greek Tragedy in New Translations
    Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly re-create the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals. This volume collects Euipides' Alcestis (translated by ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Euripides: 10 plays

    by Euripides ...
    This file includes 10 tragedies by Euripides, literally translated by Theodore Buckley. The plays are: HECUBA, ORESTES, PHOENISSAE (The Phoenician Virgins), MEDEA, HIPPOLYTUS, ALCESTIS, BACCHAE, HERACLIDAE, IPHIGENIA IN AULIS, and IPHIGENIA IN TAURIS. According to Wikipedia: "Euripides (ca. 480 BCE406 BCE) was the last of the three great tragedians of classical Athens (the other two being ... Read more

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