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Mekler, S. (Siegfried) 1852-1912

Overview
Works: 81 works in 492 publications in 6 languages and 1,216 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Tragedies (Drama)  Commentaries  Illustrated works  Records and correspondence  Bibliography  Portraits  Poetry  Study guides 
Roles: Editor, Author, Adapter, Arranger, Translator, Other, Creator, în, Contributor
Classifications: PA4413, 882.01
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Most widely held works about S Mekler
 
Most widely held works by S Mekler
Sophocle by Sophocles( Book )

115 editions published between 1807 and 1985 in 6 languages and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French translation of the works of Sophocles by Estienne Papin
Academicorum philosophorum index herculanensis by Philodemus( Book )

36 editions published between 1902 and 1958 in 7 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antigone by Sophocles( Book )

37 editions published between 1811 and 1930 in 4 languages and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a modern interpretation of Sophocles' Antigone and includes explanatory notes on the text and mythological content
Academicorvm philosophorvm index hercvlanensis( Book )

7 editions published between 1902 and 1958 in 3 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oedipus rex by Sophocles( Book )

32 editions published between 1885 and 1939 in 4 languages and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the full text of "Oedipus Tyrannus," by Sophocles, the Greek playwright, presented by the Perseus Project of the Department of Classics at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. Includes author information and help for texts and text tools. Offers Greek text with morphological links. Links to the home page of the Perseus Project
Aias = Ajax by Sophocles( Book )

28 editions published between 1885 and 1939 in 4 languages and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Brought boldly to life by Herbert Golder and Richard Pevear's translation and contextualized by Herbert Golder's eloquent introduction, this early Sophoclean tragedy tells the story of the Homeric hero better known as Ajax, who was second only to Achilles among the Greek warriors. In Greek tradition, Aias figures as the archaic warrior who dies in shame after his betrayal by the Greeks. Sophocles turns tradition inside out, portraying Aias' suicide not as a disgrace but as heroism. He endows Aias' suicide with a meaning radically different from previous versions of the Aias myth - Aias is not the hero whom time has passed by, but rather the man who steps beyond time. Most previous versions and interpretations have equivocated over Sophocles' bold vision. This edition of Aias translates precisely that transformation of the hero from the bygone figure to the man who transcends time."--Jacket
Electra by Sophocles( Book )

24 editions published between 1885 and 1960 in 3 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Electra recounts the murders of Clytemnestra and Aegisthus by Clytemnestra's son Orestes, to avenge their murder of his father Agamemnon, commander of the Greeks at Troy, upon his return home. Sophocles' version is presented from the viewpoint of Electra, Orestes' sister, who laments her father, bears witness to her mother's crime, and for years endures her mother's scorn. When Orestes arrives at last, her mood shifts from grief to joy as Orestes carries out the bloody vengeance. Despite her overwhelming passion for just revenge, Electra admits that her own actions are shameful."
Euripidea by S Mekler( Book )

8 editions published between 1879 and 1897 in German and Undetermined and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles( Book )

15 editions published between 1885 and 1935 in 4 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonus tells the story of the last day in the life of Oedipus. It was written at the end of the fifth century BCE in Athens, in the final years of the "Golden Age" of Athenian culture, and in the last year of Sophocles' own life. At the center of the play is the mysterious transformation of Oedipus from an old and blind beggar, totally dependent on his daughters, to the man who rises from his seat and, without help, leads everyone to the place where he is destined to die. In the background of this transformation stands the grove of the Furies, the sacred place of the implacable goddesses who pursue the violators of blood relationships. Although Oedipus, who killed his father and married his mother, is an obvious target of the Furies' vengeance, he enters their grove at the beginning of the play, sure that it is the resting place Apollo has predicted for him. The reversals and paradoxes in the play speak to the struggle that Oedipus' life and the action of the play bring vividly before us: how do we as humans, subject to constant change, find stable ground on which to stand and define our moral lives? Sophocles offers his play as a witness to the remarkable human capacity to persevere in this struggle."--Jacket
Iphigeneia in Tauris by Euripides( Book )

7 editions published in 1891 in Greek, Ancient and German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is the second of three volumes of a new prose translation, with introduction and notes, of eleven of Euripides' most exciting plays. Iphigenia among the Taurians, set on the Black Sea at the edge of the known world, is much more than a nail-biting story of escape. It is remarkable for its sensitive delineation of character as it weighs Greek against barbarian civilization. Bacchae, a profound exploration of the human psyche, deals with the appalling consequences of resistance to Dionysus, god of wine and unfettered emotion. This tragedy, which above all others speaks to our post-Freudian era, is one of Euripides' two last surviving plays. The second, Iphigenia at Aulis, so vastly different as to highlight the playwright's Protean invention, centres on the ultimate dysfunctional family, that of Agamemnon, as natural emotion is tested in the tragic crucible of the Greek expedition against Troy. Rhesus, probably the work of another playwright, deals with a grisly event in the Trojan War. Like Iphigenia at Aulis, its 'suspect is war and the pity of war', but it is also a thrilling, action-packed theatrical Iliad in miniature."--Jacket
Oedipus Rex by Sophocles( Book )

10 editions published between 1891 and 1920 in 3 languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Contains the unabridged text of the classic Greek tragedy about Oedipus, a king who inadvertantly kills his father and marries his mother."
Sophoclis Tragoediae ex recensione Guilelmi Dindorfii by Sophocles( Book )

7 editions published between 1912 and 1939 in Latin and Greek, Ancient and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mimiambi by Herodas( Book )

8 editions published in 1894 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exegetisch-Kritische Beiträge zu den Fragmenten der griechischen Tragiker by S Mekler( Book )

7 editions published in 1903 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hellenisches Dichterbuch : Ausgewaehlte Uebertragungen by S Mekler( Book )

5 editions published in 1912 in German and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herondas Mimiamben by Herodas( Book )

1 edition published in 1894 in Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectionum Graecarum specimen by S Mekler( Book )

3 editions published in 1882 in 3 languages and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medea by Euripides( Book )

9 editions published in 1886 in Greek, Ancient and German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medea is the archetypal wronged women driven to despair. When uncontrollable anger is unleashed, the obsessed mind's capacity for revenge knows no bounds
Philodēmos Peri Thanatou IV. Philodemos, Ueber den Tod, viertes Buch by Philodemus( Book )

6 editions published in 1886 in Greek, Ancient and German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philoctetes by Sophocles( Book )

6 editions published between 1889 and 1960 in 3 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"En route to fight the Trojan War, the Greek army abandons Philoctetes after the smell of his festering wound, mysteriously received from a snakebite at a shrine on a small island off Lemnos, makes it unbearable to keep him on ship. Ten years later, an oracle makes it clear that the war cannot be won without the assistance of Philoctetes and his famous bow, inherited from Hercules himself. Philoctetes focuses on the attempt of Neoptolemus and the hero Odysseus to persuade the bowman to sail with them to Troy. First, though, they must assuage his bitterness over having been abandoned, and then win his trust. But how should they do this - through trickery, or with the truth? To what extent do the ends justify the means? To what degree should personal integrity be compromised for the sake of public duty? These are among the questions that Sophocles puts forward in this, one of his most morally complex and penetrating plays."--BOOK JACKET
 
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Alternative Names
Mekler, S.

Mekler, S. 1852-1912

Mekler, Segofredus.

Mekler, Segofredus 1852-1912

Mekler, Siegfr 1852-1912

Mekler, Siegfreid

Mekler, Siegfried

Mekler, Siegfried 1852-1912

Mekler, Sigfridus.

Mekler, Sigfridus 1852-1912

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