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Gardner's Art Through the Ages

This book is the classic reference for the study of art. It features a history of artists and their works, as well as lucid and engaging descriptions of the styles and periods of art history. Highly recommended for both students and scholars.

Aphrodite in Art
Aphrodite in Myth
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The Greek Playwright Euripides
The ancient Greek playwright Euripides specialized in creating works of tragedy and drama. He engaged his audiences with the stories of several intriguing mythological characters, composing compelling plays about such famous figures as the heroines Medea and Helen.

Euripides lived from circa 480 (or 485, according to some sources) until 406 B.C. and worked primarily in the fertile artistic atmosphere of Athens. He was a prolific writer, as the following select list of works will demonstrate (please note - these titles are linked to Amazon.com for anyone who is interested in learning more about a specific play):

Alcestis
Andromache
The Bacchae
Cyclops
Electra
Ion
Iphigenia in Aulis
Iphigenia in Tauris
Hecuba
Helen
Heracleidae
Heracles
Hippolytus
Medea
Orestes
The Phoenician Women
Rhesus
The Suppliant Women
The Trojan Women

For More Information about Euripides
You can learn much more about the life and work of Euripides from the entry in the following book:

The Oxford Classical Dictionary | edited by Simon Hornblower and Antony Spawforth





Who's Who in Classical Mythology

Who's Who in Classical Mythology

This book is a great source for information about Greek and Roman mythology! Organized alphabetically, this who's who features information about over 1200 of the most intriguing characters from Classical myth and legend.

Bulfinch's Mythology

Bulfinch's Mythology

The stories of Classical myth come to life in Bulfinch's book. This edition also features legends from other cultures.

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