Hecuba by Euripides

The tragedy centers on the sorrow and vengeance of a queen who has lost her city, her husband, and her children to war. After the fall of Troy, she becomes a slave to the Greeks and faces the ultimate horror of witnessing the sacrifice of her daughter and the brutal murder of her last surviving son. Her grief transforms into a dark quest for retribution, leading her to take justice into her own hands, which raises profound questions about morality and the limits of human suffering.

The 4155th greatest book of all time


Published
-424
Nationality
Greek
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
8,269
Original Language
Ancient Greek

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