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Ксеркс в пьесе М. А. Булгакова “Адам и Ева”

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dc.contributor.author Тахтаджян, Сурен Арменович
dc.date.accessioned 2018-01-24T00:19:14Z
dc.date.available 2018-01-24T00:19:14Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.citation Slověne, 1/2015, s. 507–510 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://ireteslaw.ispan.waw.pl/handle/123456789/530
dc.description.abstract In his Histories 8:118, Herodotus tells the dramatic story of Xerxes’ return to Asia from Greece by sea. The overcrowded ship was caught in a storm, and the captain advised the king to get rid of most of the passengers. Xerxes called on the Persians to prove their loyalty to the king, and they showed their obeisance by leaping into the sea. After his return, Xerxes awarded the captain of the ship with a golden crown for saving the king’s life—and cut off his head for causing the deaths of so many Persians. In the play Adam and Eve, Bulgakov depicts the outbreak of war between the Soviet Union and the Western world. Nearly everyone in Leningrad dies from a gas attack. But Efrosimov, a chemistry professor and a man of genius, has managed to save the lives of the other characters in the play, the Soviet fighter pilot Daragan included. Nevertheless, Daragan hates Efrosimov for his efforts to prevent the war and then to stop it. The fighter pilot imagines for the professor both an award for his merits and subsequent capital punishment for his alleged crime. In this article, I suggest that Bulgakov has borrowed the motif of award and execution from Herodotus. en_US
dc.language.iso other en_US
dc.subject Bułhakow Michaił pl
dc.subject "Adam i Ewa" pl
dc.subject Kserkses pl
dc.subject Herodot pl
dc.subject Daragan pl
dc.subject Efrosimow pl
dc.subject motyw nagrody i egzekucji pl
dc.subject Bulgakov Mikhail en_US
dc.subject "Adam and Eve" en_US
dc.subject Xerxes en_US
dc.subject Herodotus en_US
dc.subject Efrosimov en_US
dc.subject motif of award and execution en_US
dc.title Ксеркс в пьесе М. А. Булгакова “Адам и Ева” ru
dc.title.alternative Xerxes in Mikhail Bulgakov’s Play Adam and Eve en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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