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Motif of Io in Aeschylus' Suppliants
Robert Duff Murray

Paperback | 2015 | $29.95 | £24.95 | ISBN: 9780691626543
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Few Greek tragedies confront the critic with more varied difficulties than the Suppliants, and perhaps no other tragedy has been the subject of such diverse interpretation. In this book Professor Murray demonstrates that the web of imagery woven around Io, the ancestress of the Danaids, is a vitally important vehicle of meaning, indispensable to a correct interpretation of the trilogy.

Originally published in 1958.

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Table of Contents:

  • Frontmatter, pg. i
  • Preface, pg. vii
  • Contents, pg. xi
  • I. Introduction, pg. 1
  • II. The Imagery of the Suppliants, pg. 18
  • III. The Aeschylean Io, pg. 46
  • IV. The Meaning of the Motif of Io, pg. 56
  • V. Hypermnestra and the Themes of the Trilogy, pg. 77
  • Appendix A: The Chronology of the Suppliants and the Prometheus Bound, pg. 88
  • Appendix B: Line 8 and the Motivation of the Danaids, pg. 98
  • Bibliography, pg. 103


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