Plays » Ancient & Classical

The Goddess & The Devil
By Anthony DeGregorio
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 368,950. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
This book covers a broad range of issues discussed between Marcus and the Prisoner against the backdrop of the Salem Witch hysteria of 1692. As the despotic Marcus issues writs of accusations against "witches" in his employer's absence, his latest Prisoner makes a profound request that forces Marcus to confront the Devil within himself and the evil that plagues Salem Village.
THE BLUE ENVELOPE
By Paulo Japyassú
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
In a luxury hotel by the seaside, Professor Smith, the great scientist of all times, has classified document to render to the Mister President, but not all the gusts in that hotel are friendly and the good old man will have to be very smart to avoid being robbed.
Queen Esther
By Arthur Zulu
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
A queen saves her race from genocide in Medo Persia.
Four Fables of Aesop: The North Wind and the Sun, The Tortoise and the Hare, Belling the Cat, The Ants and the Grasshopper
By Marian Scadden
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Theater
This play starts with Anthula, a young Greek girl, who has just returned from the marketplace where she listened to a man named Aesop tell some interesting stories, mainly about animals. She’s not sure she understands the morals, so she tells the stories to the audience who sees them unfold before them. Characters are clothed in ancient Greek costume but have modern attitudes.
The Lost Pharaoh
By Brian Twiddy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: British English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Ancient Civilizations
A short, funny, history play, for 7-11 year olds, Set in the Valley of the Kings,Egypt. Tutankhamun has been lost for thousands of years, but now Howard Carter and his team are on the case. When somebody dies though.... was it natural causes? Or is there a curse? Including full instructions for making your own Pharaoh's ceremonial Crook and Flail.
Theseus and the Minotaur
By Brian Twiddy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: British English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books
A short, funny play for children aged 7 - 11 years,including a craft activity relevant to the story. Theseus is sent to Crete to be sacrificed to the fearsome Minotaur. He is the greatest warrior in Greece. He always wins.But he hasn't yet met Ariadne, King Minos's beautiful daughter. When he does, will he meet his match?
The First Christmas: an Immaculate Conception
By David Huttner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
This short, 20 page play reveals the prehistoric logic of the Christian Myth and presents a fictional scenario that could have inspired its author (Paul of Tarsus) to write it. The play also reveals that the Roman Catholic priesthood is a magnet for pederasts for more than the widely understood reason (the vow of celibacy). The Church's emphasis upon the virgin birth doctrine is the other magnet.
Ismene
By Charles Kraszewski
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,260. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
The war of the Seven Against Thebes is ended, and after the fierce civil strife, the city needs a strong ruler. Or so thinks Creon, the regent, who decrees that no one should bury the body of the renegade, his nephew, as a warning to traitors. But can a man make laws not in accord with justice? In this retelling of Antigone, the question is posed from a new angle: the slow sister, Ismene.
Pandora's Box
By Brian Twiddy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: British English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books
A short, funny play about the Ancient Greek Myths, for children aged between 7 and 12. The book includes craft activities relevant to the play. Zeus has a plan. He wants to populate the world with creatures. He also wants to be worshipped. So he gives a present to two lesser Gods and asks them to create animals. But they go too far, and Zeus has a surprise in store for them.
The Evacuees
By Brian Twiddy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: British English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Europe
A short, funny play for 7 - 11 year olds including craft activities. Set during the second world war, it is about children who had to leave the cities, due to the danger from bombing, and live in the countryside. Ideal for a class or group project, or for individuals to enjoy.
Tomb Of The Pharaoh
By Brian Twiddy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: British English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
A short, funny, history play, for 7-11 year olds, Set in ancient Egypt. Tutankhamun is dead, and his priests must prepare him for the afterlife, but is the tomb safe?. Including full instructions for making your own canopic jars and Tutankhamun's headdress.
Φορτουνάτος
By Μάρκος Αντώνιος Φώσκολος
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,460. Language: Greek. Published: November 20, 2012 by PELEKANOS BOOKS. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Η κωμωδία Φορτουνάτος είναι το μόνο έργο της κρητικής λογοτεχνίας που σώζεται σε χειρόγραφο γραμμένο από τον ίδιο τον συγγραφέα. Πρωταγωνιστεί ένα ζευγάρι που αγαπιέται, μα η αγάπη αυτή εμποδίζεται.
Zeus Almighty
By Brian Twiddy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Classics
A short, funny play about the Ancient Greek myths, for 7-12 year old children. The book includes a craft activity, relevant to the play. The story of the creation of life on Earth, according to Ancient Greek Mythology. But all does not go to plan, or has Zeus planned it too well?
The Origin of Indo-European languages
By Franco Rendich
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 112,140. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Multi-Language Dictionaries
Structure and genesis of the mother tongue of Sanskrit, Greek and Latin
Orpheus and Eurydice
By Edward Eaton
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
When Eurydice finds herself in Hades she is mocked and tormented by demons. Can her husband rescue her before the fiends of Hell destroy her last spark of humanity? Can Eurydice and Orpheus overcome the wrath of the Queen of the Dead? [Drama / Dramatic Verse (PG) 70 pages | Released in 2012 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc. | Available in print and ebook]
Luu Huong Doc Soai 1-5
By Carolyn Tompkins II
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 34,800. Language: American English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Screenplays » Action Adventure
In the martial world, have sex for seven adults, seven of which for sex, sex with female only Son Hoa's Grand Master, the event started from Indonesia. From Shu Chan take over the Grand Master, but also begins at Hoa Son sect gradually undoing. However, subjects still painted right way means, do not act corruptly.
Interview with the Sphinx
By Jack Matthews
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,920. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013 by Personville Press. Category: Plays » American / African American
This witty philosophical comedy imagines the ancient Sphinx being interviewed today -- as though she were another pop celebrity. She is a talkative, flirty & mysterious person who likes to talk about anything -- except the question being asked! Part Tom Stoppard, part Monty Python, part Oscar Wilde, this play by Jack Matthews combines philosophical paradoxes with fast-paced verbal pyrotechnics.
Hector and Achilles
By Edward Eaton
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,540. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
HECTOR AND ACHILLES is an action-packed retelling in dramatic verse of the events surrounding the epic duel between Hector and Achilles. Based on Homer's ILLIAD, it is filled with action, passion, soaring verse, and even rollicking humor. [A Verse Drama (play in 9 scenes) by Edward Eaton (©2013) released by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.]
Elizabeth Bathory
By Edward Eaton
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,300. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.. Category: Plays » Medieval
When Elizabeth Báthory discovers that the blood of maidens will keep her young, she sets off on a bloody killing spree that lasts for years and results in the deaths of hundreds. [A play in five scenes and based on a true story | Drama (PG) released in 2012 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc. | Available in ebook and print]
A császár első katonája
By Digi-Book
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,880. Language: Hungarian. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
A drámai helyzetet az hozza létre, hogy a magyarnak született, ám császárhű Benedek Lajos, Magyarország kormányzójaként miként válaszol arra a kérdésre, amely Ausztria és Magyarország sorsát befolyásolja majd!