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Tyrannoi and Tyrants on the tragic stage
Tyrannoi and Tyrants on the tragic stage

Author(s): Jan Kucharski
Subject(s): Cultural history
Published by: KSIĘGARNIA AKADEMICKA Sp. z o.o.
Keywords: Greek tyranny; Sophocles; Greek drama; polis

Summary/Abstract: The paper analyses the terms tyrannos and basileus in both Greek politics and Greek drama, taking under special scrutiny various connotations and associations of the terms tyrannos and tyrannis in the language of Attic tragedy.

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: 15
  • Page Range: 167-189
  • Page Count: 23
  • Language: English