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A series of ten programmes about the ancient Greeks, their history, genius and contribution to European civilisation.
5:TRAGEDY by Hugh Lloyd-Jones , Regius Professor of Greek in the University of Oxford
Taking as an example Sophocles' Women of Trachis, which portrays the death of Heracles, this programme discusses Attic tragedy as a dramatic form, and what we learn from it of Greek beliefs about the gods, heroes, and the lives of ordinary men.
Readers Stephen Murray, Susan Richards and Gary Watson
A Listen and Learn series
Further supplies of the BBC booklet published in connection with this series are now being printed, and are expected shortly. Orders may be placed now, by sending a crossed postal order for 5s. to [address removed]Copies will be posted as soon as supplies are available.


Hugh Lloyd-Jones
Stephen Murray
Susan Richards
Gary Watson

Network Three

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