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[Reading] ➷ Ιππόλυτος By Euripides – Chickenshedcafe.uk In Troezen a NE Peloponnese coastal polis King Theseus of Athens is serving a year's voluntary exile after having murdered a local king his sons His illegitimate son Hippolytus whose mother is the HipIn Troezen a NE Peloponnese coastal polis King Theseus of Athens is serving a year's voluntary exile after having murdered a local king his sons His illegitimate son Hippolytus whose mother is the Hippolyta has been trained here since childhood by the king of Troezen Pittheus At the play's opening Aphrodite explains that Hippolytus has sworn chastity refusing reverence He honors the virgin huntress Artemis This has led her to initiate a vengeful plan When Hippolytus went to Athens two years previously Aphrodite inspired Phaedra his stepmother to fall in love with him Hippolytus appears with his followers shows reverence to a statue of Artemis A servant warns him about his overt disdain for Aphrodite Hippolytus refuses to listen The chorus consisting of young Troezen wives enters describing how Phaedra isn't eating or sleeping Sickly Phaedra appears with her Nurse After agonized discussion Phaedra gives int.

O her nurse's demands confesses she's ill because she loves Hippolytus The Nurse Chorus are shocked Phaedra explains she must starve herself die with honor intact The Nurse retracts her initial response tells Phaedra that she has medicine to cure her However to one side she states she's other plans The nurse tells Hippolytus of Phaedra's desire after making him swear an oath that he won't tell anyone He reacts with a misogynistic tirade on the poisonous nature of women The secret is out Phaedra believes she's ruined Having the Chorus swear secrecy she goes inside hangs herself Theseus returns to discover his wife's dead body Since the Chorus is sworn to secrecy they cannot tell him why she killed herself Theseus discovers a letter on Phaedra's body clearly placing the blame on Hippolytus Theseus takes this to mean he raped Phaedra Enraged he curses his son to death or exile He calls upon Poseidon his fathe.

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Hardback À Ιππόλυτος ePUB à Ευριπίδης Euripides Ancient Greek Εὐριπίδης ca 480 BC–406 BC was the last of the three great tragedians of classical Athens the other two being Aeschylus and Sophocles Ancient scholars thought that Euripides had written ninety five plays although four of those were probably written by Critias Eighteen of Euripides' plays have survived complete It is now widely believed that what was thought to be a nineteenth Rhesus was probably not by Euripides Fragments some substantial of most of the other plays also survive More of his plays have survived than those of Aeschylus and Sophocles together partly because of the chance preservation of a manuscript that was probably part of a complete collection of his works in alphabetical order

Ιππόλυτος pdf Ιππόλυτος ePUBO her nurse's demands confesses she's ill because she loves Hippolytus The Nurse Chorus are shocked Phaedra explains she must starve herself die with honor intact The Nurse retracts her initial response tells Phaedra that she has medicine to cure her However to one side she states she's other plans The nurse tells Hippolytus of Phaedra's desire after making him swear an oath that he won't tell anyone He reacts with a misogynistic tirade on the poisonous nature of women The secret is out Phaedra believes she's ruined Having the Chorus swear secrecy she goes inside hangs herself Theseus returns to discover his wife's dead body Since the Chorus is sworn to secrecy they cannot tell him why she killed herself Theseus discovers a letter on Phaedra's body clearly placing the blame on Hippolytus Theseus takes this to mean he raped Phaedra Enraged he curses his son to death or exile He calls upon Poseidon his fathe.

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