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date: 10 December 2019

Alcestis (Alkestis) Author: Euripides Date/place of 1st performance: 438 bc, Athens Date of 1st translation to English: 1759 Genre: Greek drama in verse Setting/time of action: Palace of King Admetus, mythical past Cast: 7m, 2f, extras, chorus (m/f) 

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The Oxford Dictionary of Plays
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Michael Patterson

In the Prologue Apollo reveals that Admetus, King of Pherae in Thessaly, will have to die unless he can find ...

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