The Bacchae and Other Plays (4P)


Concerned with the dangers of self deception, Euripides` most famous play was written during the ``Golden Age of Greece``. This play turned out to be prophetic and politically relevant as Dionysus, the god of wine and ecstasy, lulls King Pentheus and his subjects into an illusion of self-sufficiency. A literature guide for this book is part of the Heroes of the City of Man. Soft 249p