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Andromache is an Athenian tragedy by Euripides. It tells the story of Andromache's life as a slave, and her conflict with her master's new wife, Hermione, years after the events of the Trojan War. Previously, Achilles had killed Andromache's husband Hector, and the conquering Greeks threw her young son Astyanax to his death from the Trojan walls. After years have passed, Andromache has a child with Pyrrhus, but his new wife Hermione, deeply jealous of this bond, seeks her revenge.

Part of the Encyclopaedia Britannica’s Great Books of the Western World set.

This book has 14,341 words, and 53 pages in the PDF version. This translation by Gilbert Murray was originally published in 1901.

Production notes: This ebook of Andromache was published by Global Grey in 2018, and updated on the 22nd December 2022. The artwork used for the cover is 'Pyrrhus and Andromache at Hector's Tomb' by Johan Ludwig Lund.

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