Skip to Main Content

The Suppliant Maidens

Published by Start Publishing LLC
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

In the play, the Danaids, the fifty daughters of Danaus, founder of Argos, flee a forced marriage to their cousins in Egypt. They turn to King Pelasgus of Argos for protection, but Pelasgus refuses until the people of Argos weigh in on the decision, a distinctly democratic move on the part of the king. The people decide that the Danaids deserve protection, and they are allowed within the walls of Argos despite Egyptian protests.

About The Author

Product Details

  • Publisher: Start Publishing LLC (March 26, 2013)
  • Length: 40 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781625589217

Browse Related Books

Resources and Downloads

High Resolution Images

More books from this author: Aeschylus