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Moses Hadas

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AESCHYLUS: A complete fifth-century Athenian, he was the creator of her proudest artistic achievement, tragedy. By using more than one actor he changed the form of plays from recited poetry to true dramatic dialogue, thereby making possible the sweeping grandeur of his great trilogy, THE ORESTEIA.

SOPHOCLES:The most popular tragedian of the Golden Age, he expanded the scope of classic drama by his technical innovations and lyric intensity, leaving the world such masterpieces as ANTIGONE and OEDIPUS THE KING, the play Aristotle called the perfect model of Greek tragedy.

EURIPIDES: A prolific author, Euripides wrote some one hundred plays. In contrast to his... Read More

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Greek Drama

Written by Moses Hadas


Format: Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: December 1, 1983
Price: $5.95

In power, passion, and the brilliant display of moral conflict, the drama of ancient Greece remains unsurpassed. For this volume, Professor Hadas chose nine plays which display the diversity and grandeur of tragedy, and the critical and satiric genius of comedy, in outstanding translations of the past and present. His introduction... Read more >
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Greek Drama

Written by Moses Hadas


Format: eBook
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: May 30, 2006
Price: $1.99

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The Annals & The Histories

Written by Tacitus
Edited by Moses Hadas
Translated by Alfred Church and William Brodribb
Introduction by Shelby Foote


Format: eBook, 640 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $12.99

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The Annals & The Histories

Written by Tacitus
Edited by Moses Hadas
Translated by Alfred Church and William Brodribb
Introduction by Shelby Foote


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: April 8, 2003
Price: $17.00

Cornelius Tacitus brilliantly chronicles the moral decline and rampant civil unrest in the Roman Empire in a period when the earliest foundations of modern Europe were being laid.

The Annals commence in a.d. 14, at the death of Augustus, recounting the reigns of Tiberius, Gaius (Caligula), Claudius, and Nero, and conclude in... Read more >
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