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City of Suppliants
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With close readings of suppliant dramas by each of the major playwrights, this book explores how Greek tragedy used tales of foreign supplicants to promote, question, and negotiate the imperial ideology of Athens as a benevolent and moral ruling city.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright Page
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Abbreviations
  2. pp. ix-xii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xiii-xvi
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-30
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  1. 1. Aeschylus' Eumenides: Hegemony and Justice
  2. pp. 31-66
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  1. 2. Hegemony and Empire: Presumed Origins
  2. pp. 67-72
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  1. 3. Euripides' Children of Heracles: "Helping the Weak and Punishing the Strong"
  2. pp. 73-104
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  1. 4. Hegemony in Crisis: Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonus
  2. pp. 105-128
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  1. Conclusion
  2. pp. 129-132
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 133-172
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 173-190
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  1. Index Locorum
  2. pp. 191-200
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  1. General Index
  2. pp. 201-206
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