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Book Club: Medea by Euripides

Dear readers, The Hour 25 Book Club will host a discussion on Euripides’ Medea via Google+ Hangout on July 17 2015 at 2:00 p.m EDT. You can read the text online for free in the translation by Ian Johnston, here. If you are unable to… Read more

The Antigone Meeting: A Dialogue

Two groups of high school students, one in Greece and the other in the United States, performed a selection of Sophocles' Antigone, then met via Google+ Hangout to discuss their experiences of learning and staging this ancient tragedy. The selected passage (lines 441–581) focuses on the highly charged moment when Creon first confronts his niece, Antigone, and accuses her of burying her brother, Polyneices, against his decree. Read more