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Ancient Greek Poetry - Tragedy, Comedy, Lyric, Elegiac and Iambic Poetry: Read in Greek by John F.C. Richards

Ancient Greek Poetry - Tragedy, Comedy, Lyric, Elegiac and Iambic Poetry: Read in Greek by John F.C. Richards

Read by John F.C. Richards, this Greek-language recording brings to life classic Greek texts including Agamemnon, Oedipus Tyrannus, Antigone, and Hippolytus, as well as shorter works of lyric, elegiac, and iambic poetry. The shorter works include themes of nature, love, and longing. An excellent resource for comparing the original text with modern translations, this album explores the lyrical and cadenced nature of Greek verse and literature. Liner notes include Greek texts and an English translation.

Track Listing

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Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.): Prometheus Bound; Agamemnon; Heliades John F.C. Richards 8:02
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Sophocles (495-406 B.C.): Oedipus Tyrannus John F.C. Richards 12:57
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Sophocles (495-406 B.C.): Antigone John F.C. Richards 2:26
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Euripides (480-406 B.C.): Hipolytus; Polyidus John F.C. Richards 7:22
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Aristophanes (450-385 B.C.): Clouds; Frogs John F.C. Richards 5:23
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Lyric, Elegiac and Iambic Poetry: Alcman; Mimnermus; Alcaeus; Sappho; Pindar; Plato; Meleager; Cleanthes John F.C. Richards 5:59
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