Seneca Thyestes

Author: P.J. Davis
Editor: Bristol Classical Press
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Written in Nero's Rome in about AD62, "Thyestes" is one of the greatest and most influential of classical tragedies. Peter Davies explores the key aspects of the play including the circumstances of its composition, its performance history and its impact on subsequent dramatists.
Seneca: Thyestes
Language: en
Pages: 172
Authors: P.J. Davis
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-12-19 - Publisher: Bristol Classical Press

Written in Nero's Rome in about AD62, "Thyestes" is one of the greatest and most influential of classical tragedies. Peter Davies explores the key aspects of the play including the circumstances of its composition, its performance history and its impact on subsequent dramatists.
Seneca's Thyestes
Language: en
Pages: 269
Authors: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1985 - Publisher:

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Thyestes
Language: nl
Pages: 56
Authors: Lucius Annaeus Seneca, Daniƫl Hengst
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher:

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