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Moses Hadas

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
Bantam Classics | Paperback | December 1983
$5.95/7.95(Canada) | 978-0-553-21221-1 (0-553-21221-4)

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






The Annals & The Histories
Written by Tacitus, Edited by Moses Hadas, Translated by Alfred Church and William Brodribb, Introduction by Shelby Foote
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | April 2003
$17.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6699-2 (0-8129-6699-6)

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... Read more





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