Description - Cyclops by Euripides
The only extant satyr play of Euripides, the "Cyclops" abounds in lusty comedy and horror. Odysseus and his men, driven by storms onto Cyclops' shores, find that the Cyclops has aready enslaved a company of Greeks. When some of Odysseus' crew are seized and eaten by the Cyclops, Odysseus resorts to spectacular strategems to free his crew and escape the island. This translation is designed for the non-specialist reader, is preceded by a critical introduction and is accompanied by notes designed to clarify obscure references and to explain the conventions of the Athenian stage.
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Heather McHugh is Milliman Distinguished Writer-in-Residence at the University of Washington, Seattle. David Konstan is John Rowe Workman Distinguished Professor of Classics and Chair of the Classics Department at Brown University.