Hecuba

EURIPIDES (484 BC - 406 BC), translated by Theodore Alois BUCKLEY (1825 - 1856)

Like Euripides' Trojan Women, this play takes place after the sack of Troy. Hecuba, widow of King Priam, suffers the loss of her daughter Polyxena and her son Polydore, and is hungry for revenge on those who have wronged her. Summary by Elizabeth Klett

Cast of Characters:
Ghost of Polydore: Rob Board
Hecuba: Elizabeth Klett
Chorus: Rapunzelina
Polyxena: Kristin Gjerløw
Ulysses: alanmapstone
Talthybius: Todd
Attendant: Mary Kay
Agamemnon: Larry Wilson
Polymestor: davidpr
Narrator: MaryAnn

Genre(s): Classics (Antiquity), Tragedy

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Part 1 Group 00:29:50
Play 02 Part 2 Group 00:52:00