• List Price: $25.95
  • Save: $4.19 (16%)
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
In Stock.
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
Seneca: Thyestes (Duckwor... has been added to your Cart
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Good | Details
Condition: :
Comment: Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Seneca: Thyestes (Duckworth Companions to Greek & Roman Tragedy) Paperback – December 19, 2003

ISBN-13: 978-0715632222 ISBN-10: 0715632221

Buy New
Price: $21.76
23 New from $21.76 15 Used from $10.36
Amazon Price New from Used from
"Please retry"
$21.76 $10.36
Free Two-Day Shipping for College Students with Amazon Student Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student

Best Books of the Year
See the Best Books of 2014
Looking for something great to read? Browse our editors' picks for 2014's Best Books of the Year in fiction, nonfiction, mysteries, children's books, and much more.
$21.76 FREE Shipping on orders over $35. In Stock. Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.

Frequently Bought Together

Seneca: Thyestes (Duckworth Companions to Greek & Roman Tragedy) + Seneca's Thyestes (American Philological Association Textbook Series, No. 11) (Latin Edition)
Price for both: $64.04

Buy the selected items together

"Notes From a Dead Horse" by Fyodor Dostoevsky
From the acclaimed translators Pevear and Volokhonsky comes a new translation of the first great prison memoir: Fyodor Dostoevsky’s fictionalized account of his life-changing penal servitude in Siberia. See more

Product Details

  • Series: Duckworth Companions to Greek & Roman Tragedy
  • Paperback: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Bristol Classical Press (December 19, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0715632221
  • ISBN-13: 978-0715632222
  • Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.6 x 8.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,652,065 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

About the Author

Peter J. Davis is associate professor and Head of Classics in the School of History and Classics at the University of Tasmania. He has published on a variety of Latin authors, including Calpurnius Siculus, Horace, Ovid, Seneca, Statius and Virgil. He is the author of Shifting Song: the Chorus in Seneca’s Tragedies (1993).

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Ryan Mease on December 18, 2011
Format: Paperback
This is an excellent presentation of the historical context, thematic content, and theatrical structure of Thyestes. Davis is careful to cover contentious topics with measured hesitation. One never receives the impression that Senecan studies are a settled affair, which they are not. I look forward to reading the Duckword Companion to the Phaedra, which I hope will contain the same sort of analysis. If I have one complaint, it is the extensive consideration of Senecan themes in later European drama, though I see this is meant for the dramaturge, not the classicist.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
Seneca: Thyestes (Duckworth Companions to Greek & Roman Tragedy)
This item: Seneca: Thyestes (Duckworth Companions to Greek & Roman Tragedy)
Price: $25.95 $21.76
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com