Saul (Alfieri)

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Saul is a theatrical tragedy in five acts, written by Vittorio Alfieri in 1782[1], in which the eponymous protagonist simultaneously embodies the tragic heroism of both tyrant and victim. This play marks the high point of Italian tragedy and pre-romantic poetry.


  1. ^ Joseph Farrell; Paolo Puppa (16 November 2006). A History of Italian Theatre. Cambridge University Press. pp. 199–. ISBN 978-0-521-80265-9.