The Encyclopedia of Greek Tragedy

The Encyclopedia of Greek Tragedy

Online ISBN: 9781118351222

DOI: 10.1002/9781118351222

Editor(s): Hanna M. Roisman, Colby College

About this Book

The Encyclopedia of Greek Tragedy is the first comprehensive reference work to cover all facets of the distinct form of dramatic theater that flourished in ancient Greece and reached its apex in Athens of the 5th century BCE. Written by a team of international experts and emerging scholars, entries reflect a careful balance between scholarly precision and accessibility to facilitate a better understanding and appreciation of the great surviving works of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, and their contemporaries.