The nobel prize winning nigerian playwright made an incredible adaptation of euripides the bacchae the introduction is key where soyinka explains the similarities between dionysos and the yoruban god ogun also the god of wine. The bacchae also known as the bacchantes gr bakchai is a late tragedy by the ancient greek playwright euripides and it is considered one of his best works and one of the greatest of all greek tragedies. Euripides equated these features with the characteristics of the bacchae a nomadic cult that worshipped dionysus through song and dance the chorus became the bacchae and vice versa euripides lets the chorus fulfill its classical function but also gives it a deeper narrative meaning. The bacchae of euripides by euripides 0 0 reviews free download read online this book is available for free download in a number of formats including epub pdf azw mobi and more you can also read the full text online using our ereader one of the great tragedies a tale of dionysos returning to his home town seeking revenge for his
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