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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 via Seth Benardete; “The Seven opposed to Thebes,” translated by means of David Grene; “The Suppliant Maidens,” translated by way of Seth Benardete; and “Prometheus Bound,” translated through 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 might be the last word source for lecturers, scholars, and readers. They succeeded. less than the specialist 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 energetic and compelling that they continue to be the normal translations. this day, Chicago is taking pains to make sure that our Greek tragedies stay the best English-language types in the course of the twenty-first century.


In this hugely expected 3rd variation, Mark Griffith and Glenn W. such a lot have conscientiously up to date the translations to convey them even towards the traditional Greek whereas maintaining the vibrancy for which our English types are recognized. This variation 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 component to 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, each one quantity contains an advent to the lifestyles and paintings of its tragedian, in addition to notes addressing textual uncertainties and a word list of names and locations pointed out within the plays.


In addition to the hot content material, the volumes were reorganized either inside of 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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