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The copy I read was translated by Moses Hadas and John McLean.While Sophocles and Aeschylus practiced the perfection of Greek Tragedy, Euripides was much more subversive. He took the common heroes and made them, well, common. Mortal. Flawed. More human.The Greeks concerned themselves with the laws of nature (physis) and laws of social constructs (nomos). Which ones do we have to obey and which ones are only driven by custom and tradition? If it was a law of nature, which included the gods, man c...
I've started Troiades in Greek, I don't know how many times.I put these Loeb editions up for the Greek texts as other editions with commentaries are so very often harder to find an image of. So I put these up, knowing those who know what these are should know I refer to the Greek text. Even though the Loeb's are indeed convenient curse, etc.