By Elizabeth S. Belfiore
In homicide between Friends, Elizabeth Belfiore helps this thesis with an in-depth exam of the the most important function of philia in Greek tragedy. Drawing on a wealth of facts, she compares tragedy and epic, discusses the function of philia relationships inside Greek literature and society, and analyzes intimately the development of violation of philia in 5 performs: Aeschylus' Suppliants, Sophocles' Philoctetes and Ajax, and Euripides' Iphigenia in Tauris and Andromache. Appendixes extra record situations of violation of philia in the entire extant tragedies in addition to within the misplaced performs of the 5th and fourth centuries B.C.E.
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