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  • L’Odyssée

    by Homère

    Composée après "L’Iliade"vers la fin du viiie siècle av. J.-C, "L’Odyssée"est une épopée grecque antique attribuée à l’aède Homère. Elle est considérée comme l’un des plus grands chefs-d’œuvre de la littérature et, avec "L’Iliade", comme l'un des deux «poèmes fondateurs» de la civilisation européenne.L’histoire de "L’Odyssée"est en fait une très ancienne légende grecque quiraconte l’histoire du ... Read more

    $0.99 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

    $4.59 AUD

  • Fortune's Child

    A Novel of Empress Theodora

    by James Conroyd Martin

    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

    $7.99 AUD

  • Medea and Other Plays

    by Euripides and 2 more

    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

  • Cora

    by A.L. Hawke

    Cora has it all—wealth, loveliness—but she doesn’t have a man. They just keep dying on her.She is the immortal Greek goddess Persephone, living in a Malibu beach house in the twenty-first century. And no matter how much therapy she undergoes, nothing can ease her pain after the recent murder of her husband.Until she meets Mr. Gabriel Cartwright, a prim and proper young East Coast realtor who’s ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • The Penelopiad

    by Margaret Atwood

    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

    $13.63 AUD

  • Medea

    by Euripides

    series Dover Thrift Editions
    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

    $1.52 AUD

  • 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

  • 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

  • Medea and Other Plays

    by Euripides and 1 more

    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 and 2 more

    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 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

    $4.59 AUD

  • The Odyssey

    by Homer

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

    $4.59 AUD

  • Troy, The Iliad, The Odyssey, and More

    by Homer and 2 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

  • Antigone

    by Sophocles

    '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 and 1 more

    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

    $16.05 AUD

  • 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

  • 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

    $1.52 AUD

  • Greek Tragedies 1

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

    by Mark Griffith and 3 more

    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

    $14.84 AUD

  • Lysistrata and Other Plays

    by Aristophanes and 1 more

    The Acharnians/The Clouds/Lysistrata'We women have the salvation of Greece in our hands'Writing at a time of political and social crisis in Athens, the ancient Greek comic playwright Aristophanes was an eloquent, yet bawdy, challenger to the demagogue and the sophist. In Lysistrata and The Acharnians, two pleas for an end to the long war between Athens and Sparta, a band of women on a sex strike ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Greek Tragedies 3

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

    by Mark Griffith and 3 more

    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

    $14.84 AUD

  • The Oresteia: Trilogy Includes Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers And The Eumenides (Mobi Classics)

    by Aeschylus; E. D. A. Morshead (Translator)

    The Oresteia is a trilogy of Greek tragedies written by Aeschylus which concerns the end of the curse on the House of Atreus. Though originally written as tetralogy, it is the only surviving example of a trilogy of ancient Greek plays; the fourth play, Proteus, a satyr play that would have been performed as finale, has not survived. The Oresteia was originally performed at the Dionysia festival in ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • The Illusion

    by Pierre Corneille and 1 more

    series TCG Translations
    Already a favorite of theatres throughout the country, Tony Kushner's free adaptation of Pierre Corneille's most original, theatrical comedy, L'Illusion Comique, blends magic and truth, obsession and caprice, romance and murder, into an enticing exploration of the greatest illusion--love. ... Read more

    $18.47 AUD

  • The Eleven Plays of Aristophanes

    by Aristophanes

    All 11 comedies, literally translated. Two volumes in one file. Includes: Knights, Acharnians, Peace, Lysistrata, The Clouds, The Wasps, The Birds, The Frogs, The Thesmophoriazusae, The Ecclesiazusae, and Plutus. According to Wikipedia: "Aristophanes (ca. 446 BCE ca. 386 BCE), son of Philippus, of the deme Cydathenaus, was a prolific and much acclaimed, comic playwright of ancient Athens. Eleven ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD