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 through Seth Benardete; “The Seven opposed to Thebes,” translated by means of David Grene; “The Suppliant Maidens,” translated via Seth Benardete; and “Prometheus Bound,” translated via David Grene.

 

Sixty years in the past, the collage of Chicago Press undertook a momentous undertaking: a brand new translation of the Greek tragedies that might be the final word source for academics, scholars, and readers. They succeeded. below 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 full of life and compelling that they continue to be the normal translations. at the present time, Chicago is taking pains to make sure that our Greek tragedies stay the top English-language types through 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 convey them even in the direction of the traditional Greek whereas maintaining the vibrancy for which our English models are well-known. This variation additionally contains brand-new translations of Euripides’ Medea, The youngsters of Heracles, Andromache, and Iphigenia one of the Taurians, fragments of misplaced performs by way of Aeschylus, and the surviving component of Sophocles’s satyr-drama The Trackers. New introductions for every play provide crucial information regarding its first creation, plot, and reception in antiquity and past. moreover, 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 areas 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 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, paintings, and life.

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