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Admetus's Tenable Position as a Reasonable Man in "Alcestis"
Series: Continuing Education. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
This particular short analysis of "Alcestis" by Euripides is part of our Continuing Education Series, which hopes to provide readers with thoughtful consideration of various books, stories and essays.
The House of Admetus: Eumelus, The Lost Trilogy of Plays by Agathon
Price: Free! Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical
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This is the first play in the trilogy House of Ademtus. King Eumelus returns from the Trojan War with his eldest son in triumph. A plot is hatched to kill his eldest son so that his younger son will succeed his father as King, but it is foiled and the plotters face punishment. The King must decide the fate of the plotters who happen to be members of his family.
History's Lover
Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Theirs is a tale of forbidden love. A man who has trained his whole life to see the world only as it is falls in love with a woman who sees the world as it can be.
Brother Betrayed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,560. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
One prince will betray the others to the ruin of their kingdom.
The Acharnians In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 50. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,430. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When it comes to absurd humor Aristophanes was the master! Aristophanes?! Yes! "The Acharnians" is one of the earliest plays of Aristophanes and also one of his funniest. BookCaps puts a fresh spin on Aristophanes' classic work witht his modern retelling. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text.
Euripides, Phaethon. Translation and reconstruction by Vlanes.
Price: $25.00 USD. Words: 12,690. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics
A tragic story of Phaethon, an illegitimate son of Helios. An ambitious young man, Phaethon strives for higher things, but is insufficiently strong to endure the very elevation he craves. The supreme symbol of his ambitions, the ride in the chariot of Helios, becomes the means of his destruction. The magnificent tragedy of Euripides "Phaethon" is reconstructed by the award-winning poet Vlanes.
Giorgi's Greek Tragedy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,660. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A tale of revenge ensues as Giorgi's parents are murdered by agents of the Ottoman Sultan's elite Janissary Corps. Seeking revenge, he and brother Yianni scour the rugged mountains aspiring to join forces with the outlawed Greek freedom fighters. Tale is set in the Taygetos Mts. in the Peloponnese peninsula of Southern Greece during the Greek War of Independence 1821-1829 from Turkey.
Electra: The Rewrite
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,950. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Screenplays » Biographical , Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
ELECTRA: THE REWRITE, 8 characters. A wild mix of Greek Tragedy, Vaudeville, and Bob Hope Road movies.