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La Estatua de Prometeo

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Title

La Estatua de Prometeo

Description

This comedia by the famed Calderon de la Barca pits mythical figures of classical Greece against those of early medieval Europe. The play's heroes are twin brothers Prometheus and Epimetheus, titans who together were responsible for creating and assigning qualities to humanity. Merlin, the wizard of British Arthurian legend, is cast as the villain. (Selections - full volume available from Queens College Archives)

Subject

Spanish drama--Classical period, 1500-1700
Prometheus (Greek deity)--Drama
Merlin (Legendary character)--Drama

Creator

Calderón de la Barca, Pedro, 1600-1681

Source

ComediasSueltasCollection.PQ6281 .A9 E77

Publisher

Por Francisco Suria y Burgada
Queens College Department of Special Collections and Archives (New York, N.Y.)

Date

[1764]

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Format

Image
JPEG
549850 bytes

Language

Spanish

Coverage

Barcelona (Spain)

Original Format

Paper
Chapbook
6 x 8.5 inches (152 x 216 mm)

Citation

Calderón de la Barca, Pedro, 1600-1681 , “La Estatua de Prometeo,” Queens College Archives and Special Collections, accessed November 25, 2017, http://archives.qc.cuny.edu/queenscollege/items/show/502.