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

ISBN-10: 0226311465

ISBN-13: 9780226311463

ISBN-10: 0226311473

ISBN-13: 9780226311470

Aeschylus II comprises “The Oresteia,” translated via Richmond Lattimore, and fragments of “Proteus,” translated by means of Mark Griffith.


Sixty years in the past, the collage of Chicago Press undertook a momentous undertaking: a brand new translation of the Greek tragedies that may be the final word source for lecturers, scholars, and readers. They succeeded. lower than 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 vigorous and compelling that they continue to be the traditional translations. at the present time, Chicago is taking pains to make sure that our Greek tragedies stay the best English-language models through the twenty-first century.


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


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

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