The Electra of Euripides

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Erica Jong, Sappho's Leap, about the poetess from the Greek Isle of Lesbos. (2008), about an elderly poet in ancient Greece who recalls his admiration for a boxer who participated in the 75th Olympiad as Xerxes prepared to attack Greece; self-published. Site of the Menelaion, the ancient shrine to Helen and Menelaus constructed in the Bronze Age city that stood on the hill of Therapne on the left bank of the Eurotas River overlooking the future site of Dorian Sparta.

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