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By Aeschylus,David Grene,Richmond Lattimore,Mark Griffith,Glenn W. Most

ISBN-10: 0226311430

ISBN-13: 9780226311432

ISBN-10: 0226311449

ISBN-13: 9780226311449

Aeschylus I includes “The Persians,” translated by way of Seth Benardete; “The Seven opposed to Thebes,” translated via David Grene; “The Suppliant Maidens,” translated via Seth Benardete; and “Prometheus Bound,” translated via David Grene.

 

Sixty years in the past, the college of Chicago Press undertook a momentous undertaking: a brand new translation of the Greek tragedies that will be the last word source for academics, scholars, and readers. They succeeded. below the professional administration of eminent classicists David Grene and Richmond Lattimore, these translations mixed accuracy, poetic immediacy, and readability of presentation to render the surviving masterpieces of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides in an English so full of life and compelling that they continue to be the normal translations. this present day, Chicago is taking pains to make sure that our Greek tragedies stay the best English-language types during the twenty-first century.

 

In this hugely expected 3rd version, Mark Griffith and Glenn W. so much have conscientiously up to date the translations to carry them even toward the traditional Greek whereas protecting the vibrancy for which our English models are recognized. This version additionally contains brand-new translations of Euripides’ Medea, The childrens of Heracles, Andromache, and Iphigenia one of the Taurians, fragments of misplaced performs by way of Aeschylus, and the surviving section of Sophocles’s satyr-drama The Trackers. New introductions for every play provide crucial information regarding its first construction, plot, and reception in antiquity and past. additionally, every one quantity contains an creation to the lifestyles and paintings of its tragedian, in addition to notes addressing textual uncertainties and a thesaurus of names and areas pointed out within the plays.

 

In addition to the hot content material, the volumes were reorganized either inside and among volumes to mirror the main updated scholarship at the order during which the performs have been initially written. the result's a collection of good-looking paperbacks destined to introduce new generations of readers to those foundational works of Western drama, artwork, and life.

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