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Hecuba

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

In Greek mythology, queen of Troy, the wife of Priam and mother of children including Hector, Paris, Cassandra, and Troilus; after the fall of Troy and the death of Priam she became a...

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Hecuba

David Leeming.

in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 56 words.

Born of Thracian or Phrygian parents, Hecuba became the wife of King Priam of Troy and the mother of Hector

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Hecuba <i>n</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 8 words.

m ˈekjǝˌba, -ǝbǝ, ˈhe-

sp Hecuba13

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Hecuba’s Rhetoric

Pietro Pucci.

in Euripides’s Revolution under Cover

March 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Literature. 804 words.

This chapter examines Hecuba's musings on the deficiency of language by focusing on her debate with Polymestor. In her debate with Polymestor before Agamemnon, Hecuba defends the revenge...

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Holy Dogs, Hecuba’s Bark

Colin Dayan.

in The Law Is a White Dog

February 2011; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 12767 words.

This introductory chapter explains that when ghosts come before the law, they are sometimes treated as if real insofar as they have legal effect. Indeed, for legal purposes—in cases of...

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Hecuba (<i>c.</i>424 <span class="smallCaps">bc</span>)

Michael Patterson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 373 words.

Hecuba, former Queen of Troy, is now the slave of Odysseus. The Greeks are waiting to set sail for home,

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Priam and Hecuba

Carolin Hahnemann.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 307 words.

From Homer on, Priam and Hecuba figure in Greek mythology as the last royal couple of Troy. Priam has a

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Hecuba

Andrew Brown.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Religion in the Ancient World. 261 words.

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Hecuba

Euripides.

Edited by James Morwood.

in Oxford World's Classics: Euripides: Hecuba; The Trojan Women; Andromache

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

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Hecuba

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

In Greek mythology, queen of Troy, the wife of Priam and mother of children including Hector, Paris, Cassandra, and Troilus; after the fall of Troy and the death of Priam she became a...

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Hecuba

Joyce Bourne.

in A Dictionary of Opera Characters

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 55 words.

(Tippett: King Priam). Sop. Wife of King Priam, mother of Hector and Paris. At the time of

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