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Wisdom and Folly in Euripides (Hardcover)

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Classicists explore wisdom and folly in the plays by Greek playwright Euripides in general, in individual plays, and in the reception of the plays. Their topics include gods wise and foolish: Euripides and Greek literature from Homer to Plutarch, wisdom through experience: Theseus and Adrastus in Euripides' Suppliant Women, the Delphic school of government: Apollonian wisdom and Athenian folly in Euripides' Ion, the language of wisdom in Sophocles' Philoktetes and Euripides' Bacchae, and the leopard-skin of Heracles: traditional wisdom and untraditional madness in a Ghanaian Alcestis. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (
Number of Pages: 445.0
Genre: Literary Criticism
Sub-Genre: Ancient + Classical
Series Title: Trends in Classics - Supplementary Volumes
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: De Gruyter
Language: English
Street Date: March 7, 2016
TCIN: 51157282
UPC: 9783110452259
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-8421

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