Book Club | March 2017: Seneca Phaedra
The March Book Club selection continues the theme of Roman texts. This month features a tragedy by Seneca: Phaedra, which is also sometimes referred to as Hippolytus. It is a treatment of the same myth with which many members will already be familiar, Euripides Hippolytus, so it might be interesting to make comparisons.
You can read any translation you like. There is a free online translation by Frank Miller Justus:
- Web page, at theoi.com
- Available to view or to download in various formats, at archive.org
- If you wish to read the book on screen this play begins at page 318 on archive.org
For those who wish to look at the original:
You can start the discussion here in the forum, and the hangout meeting will be on Tuesday, March 28 at 11 a.m. EDT.