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The Oresteia
By Hugh Lloyd-Jones (trans) and Aeschylus
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Univ of California Pr
Publication date May 16, 2014
Pages 276
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780520282100
ISBN-10 0520282108
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.75 lbs.
Original list price $14.95
Other format details university press
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The most famous series of ancient Greek plays, and the only surviving trilogy, is the Oresteia of Aeschylus, consisting of Agamemnon, Choephoroe, and Eumenides. These three plays recount the murder of Agamemnon by his queen Clytemnestra on his return from Troy with the captive Trojan princess Cassandra; the murder in turn of Clytemnestra by their son Orestes; and Orestes' subsequent pursuit by the Avenging Furies (Eumenides) and eventual absolution.

Hugh Lloyd-Jones's informative notes elucidate the text, and introductions to each play set the trilogy against the background of Greek religion as a whole and Greek tragedy in particular, providing a balanced assessment of Aeschylus's dramatic art.

This superior translation should be read by every student of Greek civilization, classical literature, and drama.


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With Aeschylus | from Univ of California Pr (May 16, 2014)
9780520282100 | details & prices | 276 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $14.95
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