From the Greek

Translations by George Theodoridis


LINES OF LOVE, WINE AND SONG: THE MUSES AT WORK

A selection of poetry by Anacreon and others.

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SAPPHO

A selection of poetry by Sappho.

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AESCHYLUS: AGAMEMNON

The murder of the King. Please read the copyright notice below. If you wish to stage this play, be sure to contact the author.

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AESCHYLUS: THE CHOEPHORI

Orestes returns to Argos to enact vengeance. Please read the copyright notice below. If you wish to stage this play, be sure to contact the author.

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AESCHYLUS: THE EUMENIDES

The third play of the Oresteian Trilogy. Please read the copyright notice below. If you wish to stage this play, be sure to contact the author.

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AESCHYLUS: PERSIANS

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AESCHYLUS: PROMETHEUS BOUND

Rebellion against the Gods. Please read the copyright notice below. If you wish to stage this play, be sure to contact the author.

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AESCHYLUS: THE SEVEN AGAINST THEBES

The Assault on Boeotian Thebes. Please read the copyright notice below. If you wish to stage this play, be sure to contact the author.

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AESCHYLUS: THE SUPPLIANT MAIDENS

Danaus and his fifty daughters. Please read the copyright notice below. If you wish to stage this play, be sure to contact the author.

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ARISTOPHANES: ACHARNIANS

The first play of his bawdy, irreverent trilogy, opposing the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta, in a new, explicit, modern translation. Please read the copyright notice below. If you wish to stage this play, be sure to contact the author.

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ARISTOPHANES: BIRDS

The master at his funniest and most brilliant. Please read the copyright notice below. If you wish to stage this play, be sure to contact the author.

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ARISTOPHANES: CLOUDS

A fine new translation of this fascinating play. Please read the copyright notice below. If you wish to stage this play, be sure to contact the author.

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ARISTOPHANES: FROGS

His comic masterpiece written beneath the shadow of defeat during the Peloponnesian War. Please read the copyright notice below. If you wish to stage this play, be sure to contact the author.

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ARISTOPHANES: KNIGHTS

A new translation of this little-known play. Please read the copyright notice below. If you wish to stage this play, be sure to contact the author.

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ARISTOPHANES: LYSISTRATA 

The famous final part of the anti-war trilogy from the master of Athenian 'Old Attic' Comedy, with stage directions, and an introduction for theatre directors. Please read the copyright notice below. If you wish to stage this play, be sure to contact the author.

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ARISTOPHANES: PEACE 

A further instalment of his satirical trilogy opposing the Peloponnesian War. Please read the copyright notice below. If you wish to stage this play, be sure to contact the author.

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ARISTOPHANES: WASPS

Another buzz from the master. Please read the copyright notice below. If you wish to stage this play, be sure to contact the author.

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ARISTOPHANES: WEALTH

The master returns! Please read the copyright notice below. If you wish to stage this play, be sure to contact the author.

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ARISTOPHANES: WOMEN AT THE FESTIVAL

(Thesmophoriazousae)

The master at his most (vulgar?). Please read the copyright notice below. If you wish to stage this play, be sure to contact the author.

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ARISTOPHANES: WOMEN IN PARLIAMENT

More fun from the home of political incorrectness. Please read the copyright notice below. If you wish to stage this play, be sure to contact the author.

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EURIPIDES: ALCESTIS

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EURIPIDES: ANDROMACHE

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EURIPIDES: BACCHAE

His masterpiece. Please read the copyright notice below. If you wish to stage this play, be sure to contact the author.

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EURIPIDES: CYCLOPS

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EURIPIDES: ELEKTRA

See the Sophocles' version below also. Please read the copyright notice. If you wish to stage this play, be sure to contact the author.

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EURIPIDES: HEKABE

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EURIPIDES: HELEN

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EURIPIDES: HERACLEIDAE

The Children of Herakles. Please read the copyright notice. If you wish to stage this play, be sure to contact the author.

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EURIPIDES: HERAKLES

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EURIPIDES: HIPPOLYTUS

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EURIPIDES: ION

A Satyr Play. Please read the copyright notice. If you wish to stage this play, be sure to contact the author.

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EURIPIDES: IPHIGENEIA AT AULIS

A prelude to the Trojan War. Please read the copyright notice. If you wish to stage this play, be sure to contact the author.

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EURIPIDES: IPHIGENEIA IN TAURIS

The priestess of Artemis. Please read the copyright notice. If you wish to stage this play, be sure to contact the author.

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EURIPIDES: MEDEA

The late master of the Greek Drama, and a gripping theme. Please read the copyright notice below. If you wish to stage this play, be sure to contact the author.

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EURIPIDES: ORESTES

The late master of the Greek Drama, and a gripping theme. Please read the copyright notice below. If you wish to stage this play, be sure to contact the author.

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EURIPIDES: PHOENICIAN WOMEN

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EURIPIDES: RHESUS

An incident from the Trojan War. Please read the copyright notice below. If you wish to stage this play, be sure to contact the author.

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EURIPIDES: SUPPLIANT WOMEN

The aftermath of the War of the Seven Against Thebes. Please read the copyright notice below. If you wish to stage this play, be sure to contact the author.

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EURIPIDES: TROJAN WOMEN

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MENANDER: DYSKOLOS, THE GROUCH

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SOPHOCLES: AJAX

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SOPHOCLES: ANTIGONE

A masterpiece of Greek Tragedy, concerning the conflict between public and private morality. Please read the copyright notice below. If you wish to stage this play, be sure to contact the author.

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SOPHOCLES: ELEKTRA

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SOPHOCLES: OEDIPUS REX

The drama and tragedy of King Oedipus.

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SOPHOCLES: OEDIPUS AT COLONUS

The final drama of King Oedipus.

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SOPHOCLES: PHILOCTETES

The bow of Heracles and the Trojan War.

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SOPHOCLES: WOMEN OF TRACHIS

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Contact the Author: George Theodoridis at Bacchicstage

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Last Modified 25th/November/2013