Seneca"s Phoenissae

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E.J. Brill , Leiden, New York
Oedipus (Greek mythology) -- Drama., Antigone (Greek mythology) -- Drama., Seven against Thebes (Greek mythology) -- D
Statementintroduction and commentary by Marica Frank.
SeriesMnemosyne -- 138
ContributionsFrank, Marica.
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LC ClassificationsPA6664.P5
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL22170213M
ISBN 109004097767

French neoclassical dramatic tradition, which reached its highest expression in the 17th-century tragedies of Pierre Corneille and Jean Racine, drew on Seneca for form and grandeur of style.

These neoclassicists adopted Seneca's innovation of the confidant Senecas Phoenissae book a servant), his substitution of speech for action, and his moral hairsplitting.4/5(1).

Seneca's Complete Tragedies: Agamemnon, Hercules, Hercules Oetaeus I & II, Medea, Oedipus, Phaedra, Phoenissae, Thyestes, and Troades Kindle Edition by Seneca (Author), Frank Miller (Translator) Format: Kindle Edition4/5(1). Phoenissae (Phoenician women) is a fabula crepidata (Roman tragedy with Greek subject) written by Lucius Annaeus Seneca; with only c.

lines of verse it is his shortest is an incomplete text in two parts. It is situated in Thebes in Boeotia, the city founded by Cadmus, who came from Sidon, in Author: Lucius Annaeus Seneca. “Phoenissae” (“The Phoenician Women”) is a (possibly incomplete) tragedy by the Roman playwright Seneca the Younger, probably written between about 62 and 65 CE.

Based on earlier plays by Euripides and Sophocles, it tells the story of the exile of the blind King Oedipus of Thebes, accompanied by his daughter Antigone, and of the conflict between his sons, Eteocles and Polynices, over the throne of Ratings:   Seneca's Phoenissae by M.

Frank,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2). This is the first commentary to be written in English on Seneca's Phoenissae, an intriguing work on account of its unusual structure and state of incompletion.

The substantial introduction deals, inter alia, with the question of the unity and purpose of the work; the absence of an ending and of choral lyrics; the philosophical, rhetorical, and political content; Seneca's treatment of the Theban Cited by: Get this from a library.

Seneca's Phoenissae: introduction and commentary. [Marica Frank; Lucius Annaeus Seneca] -- This is the first commentary in English on Seneca's Phoenissae, an intriguing work on account of its unusual structure and state of incompletion. Extract. Cíntia Martins Sanches* Seneca’s Phoenissae: Anger and the Myth of Oedipus Abstract: The myth of Oedipus for Seneca, as presented in his tragedy Phoenissae, concerns extreme passions and their consequences.

The two excerpts making up the unfinished Phoenissae base on two distinct opposites – reason and emotion. In both parts of the text, the female is associated with reason and.

SENECA, PHOENISSAE. SENECA THE YOUNGER was a Latin playwright and philosopher who flourished in Rome in the late C1st A.D. during the reigns of the emperors Claudius and Nero. His Senecas Phoenissae book work includes ten tragedy plays, nine of which are based on mythological themes.

His authorship of Hercules Oetaeus and Octavia is uncertain. Seneca, Phoenissae Rudolf Peiper, Gustav Richter, Ed. ("Agamemnon", "Hom. ", "denarius") All Search Options [view abbreviations] Home Collections/Texts Perseus Catalog Research Grants Open Source About Help.

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The best book for you will depend on your preferred learning style and the amount of time that you want to spend reading about Seneca. Seneca's tragedy Phoenissae ("Phoenician Women"), also called Thebaïs, is based on the play of the same name by Euripides.

English-language translations of Phoenissae (Phoenician Women) Seneca. "Seneca's Phoenissae. Introduction & Commentary by MARICA FRANK (Mnemosyne Suppl.

Leiden, Brill, XVII, pp. Dfl. ,–." published on 01 Jan   Oedipus [to Antigone, who has followed him into exile]: O thou, ⁠ who guid'st thy blinded father's steps, Sole comfort of my weary heart, my child, Begotten at such heavy cost to me, Leave thou the unpropitious way I tread.

Why shouldst thou seek to lead my feet aright.

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The Tragedies of Seneca Translated into English Verse, to Which Have Been Appended Comparative Analyses of the Corresponding Greek and Roman Plays, and a Mythological Index Contents: The influence of the tragedies of Seneca upon early English drama -- The tragedies of Seneca translated: Oedipus.

Phoenissae. Medea. Hercules Furens. Phaedra or. SENECA: Hercules, Troades, Medea, Phaedra, Oedipus, Agamemnon, Thyestes, Phoenissae. SENECA: Hercules, Troades, Medea, Phaedra, Oedipus, Agamemnon, Thyestes, Phoenissae If you buy a Leanpub book, you get free updates for as long as the author updates the book.

Many authors use Leanpub to publish their books in-progress, while they are. Seneca, the younger (Lucius Annaeus Seneca) (lōō´shəs ənē´əs sĕn´əkə), c.3 BC–AD 65, Roman philosopher, dramatist, and statesman, a (present-day Córdoba), Spain.

He was the son of Seneca the elder. The younger Seneca went to Rome in his childhood, studied rhetoric and philosophy, and earned renown as an orator when still a youth. Seneca named two of his tragedies after cities and not, as customary, after persons. These are: Thebais and Troas. In both cases the title is transmitted only by manuscripts of the A-group while the Etruscus (E) gives in each case a title which corresponds to the title of a Euripidean drama: Phoenissae and Size: 85KB.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca (often known as Seneca the Younger or simply Seneca; c. 4 BC – AD 65) was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist, and in one work humorist, of the Silver Age of Latin literature. He was a tutor and later advisor to emperor he was forced to commit suicide for alleged complicity in the Pisonian conspiracy to assassinate Nero, some sources state that.

Main Text Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content. The Phoenician Women (Ancient Greek: Φοίνισσαι, Phoinissai) is a tragedy by Euripides, based on the same story as Aeschylus ' play Seven Against Thebes.

The title refers to the Greek chorus, which is composed of Phoenician women on their way to Delphi who are trapped in Thebes by the : Phoenician Women. Seneca's Tragedies with an English translation by Seneca the Younger. Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass.

Written in English. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Hercules furens, Troades, Phoenissae, Medea, Phaedra by Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, ca. 4 B.C A.D. Publication date Publisher Aug.

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