The Resource Alkestis, Euripides ; translated by J. Michael Walton, (electronic book)

Alkestis, Euripides ; translated by J. Michael Walton, (electronic book)

Label
Alkestis
Title
Alkestis
Statement of responsibility
Euripides ; translated by J. Michael Walton
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • grc
  • eng
Summary
When Apollo was exiled for nine years from his Olympian home, he found shelter and hospitality at the palace of King Admetus. To pay him back, Apollo offers Admetus the chance to live beyond the day that fate has decided he will die. There is only one catch: when death comes to get him, Admetus must find a willing substitute. Having been rebuffed by his aging (but not ailing) father, Admetus finds a willing proxy in his wife, the eponymous Alkestis, who is brought to Death's door, indeed is led through it, only to be rescued by Admetus's old friend Herakles, who wrestles with Death, and wins
Related
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Euripides
Dewey number
882.01
Index
no index present
LC call number
PA3973
Literary form
dramas
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1939-
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Walton, J. Michael
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  • Alcestis (Greek mythology)
  • Alcestis
Label
Alkestis, Euripides ; translated by J. Michael Walton, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Translated from the Ancient Greek
  • Originally published: in print in Six Greek comedies. London: Methuen Drama, 2002
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
EDZ0000123056
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Alkestis, Euripides ; translated by J. Michael Walton, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
  • Translated from the Ancient Greek
  • Originally published: in print in Six Greek comedies. London: Methuen Drama, 2002
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
EDZ0000123056
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote

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