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Stories from the Greek Tragedians


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  THE STORY OF THE LOVE OF ALCESTIS.
  THE STORY OF THE VENGEANCE OF MEDEA.
  THE STORY OF THE DEATH OF HERCULES.
  THE STORY OF THE SEVEN CHIEFS AGAINST THEBES.
  BRING BACK THIS MAN TO THE KINGDOM WHICH IS HIS OF RIGHT
  THE STORY OF ANTIGONE.
  THE STORY OF IPHIGENIA IN AULIS.
  OF LEDA, SEND NOT THY CHILD TO THE LAND OF EUBOEA, FOR I WILL
  HER IN MARRIAGE AT ANOTHER TIME
  THE STORY OF PHILOCTETES, OR THE BOW OF HERCULES.
  THE STORY OF THE DEATH OF AGAMEMNON.
  THE STORY OF ELECTRA, OR THE RETURN OF ORESTES.
  THE STORY OF THE FURIES, OR THE LOOSING OF ORESTES.
  THE STORY OF IPHIGENIA AMONG THE TAURIANS.
  IPHIGENIA, WHO AM ALIVE AND YET DEAD TO MY OWN PEOPLE, BID
  I DIE TO ARGOS FROM A STRANGE LAND, TAKING ME FROM THE ALTAR THAT IS
  WITH THE BLOOD OF STRANGERS, WHEREAT I SERVE.'
  THE STORY OF THE PERSIANS, OR THE BATTLE OF SALAMIS.
  FREE YOUR COUNTRY AND YOUR CHILDREN AND YOUR WIVES, AND THE HOUSES
  YOUR GODS, AND THE SEPULCHRES OF YOUR FOREFATHERS. NOW MUST YE FIGHT
  ALL THAT YE HOLD DEAR.'
  THE STORY OF ION.


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