tragedy

Gallery | Trojan Women

The themes depicted in the myth of the fall of Troy inspired ancient Greek tragedies, such as the Trojan Women of Euripides, and writers and dramatists of later periods. The subject has also been depicted in the visual arts. This gallery presents a selection of these artworks, including paintings, and ancient Greek vases. Read more

Introducing Euripides Trojan Women

We are pleased to share in the Text Library a revised version of E.P. Coleridge’s translation of Euripides’ Trojan Women that tracks Core Vocab words from The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours in the same way as the associated Sourcebook. This was brought about by a community-driven collaborative “heroization” project. Read more

Book Club | November 2019: Euripides Trojan Women

"The maidens I brought up to see chosen for some marriage high, for strangers have I reared them, and seen them snatched away. Nevermore can I hope to be seen by them, nor shall my eyes behold them ever in the days to come. And last, to crown my misery, I shall be brought to Hellas, a slave in my old age." Read more

Book Club | May 2019: Seneca Oedipus

The Book Club selection for May is a drama: Seneca the Younger's Oedipus. The discussion will start and continue in the forum, with a live conversation on Tuesday May 28th at 11 a.m. EDT. There will also be a community reading on Tuesday May 21st at 11 a.m. EDT Read more

Introducing Aeschylus’ Seven Against Thebes

We are pleased to share in the Text Library a revised version of Herbert Weir Smyth's translation of Aeschylus' Seven Against Thebes that tracks Core Vocab words from The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours in the same way as the associated Sourcebook. This was brought about by a community-driven collaborative "heroization" project. Read more