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Euripides: Alcestis
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Hardcover
from Aris & Phillips (December 1, 1988)
9780856682346 | details & prices | 6.25 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $59.95
Paperback
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from Aris & Phillips (May 1, 1988)
9780856682353 | details & prices | 6.25 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $32.00
About: The theme of Euripides' Alcestis blends the primitive folk-tale of the self-sacrificing bride, Alcestis, and of Heracles' heroic struggles with the ogre Death, with a morality tale of "virtue rewarded", in this case twice rewarded.