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The Suppliants

Translated by F L Light
Narrated by: Beth Bostic
Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
Categories: Classics, Greek & Roman
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The fifty daughters of Danaos have with their father fled by ship from Egypt, escaping compulsatory marriage with their fifty cousins, the sons of Aegyptos. They arrive in Argos, where, by supplication to the king and people, they seek refuge from their cousins, who sailed in pursuit. Their devout abhorrence of the marriage is the weightiest theme of the play.

©2012 F L Light (P)2014 Frederick Lazarus Light

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nice supplement

a nice supplement to the great courses plus courses ive been taking on ancient greece