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New PDF release: Aeschylus I: The Persians, The Seven Against Thebes, The

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 comprises “The Persians,” translated by means of Seth Benardete; “The Seven opposed to Thebes,” translated by way of David Grene; “The Suppliant Maidens,” translated through Seth Benardete; and “Prometheus Bound,” translated by way of 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 last word source for lecturers, scholars, and readers. They succeeded. less 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 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 top English-language models during the twenty-first century.


In this hugely expected 3rd variation, Mark Griffith and Glenn W. so much have rigorously up-to-date the translations to convey them even towards the traditional Greek whereas preserving the vibrancy for which our English models are recognized. This variation additionally comprises brand-new translations of Euripides’ Medea, The little ones of Heracles, Andromache, and Iphigenia one of the Taurians, fragments of misplaced performs through Aeschylus, and the surviving element 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 advent to the existence and paintings of its tragedian, in addition to notes addressing textual uncertainties and a word list of names and areas pointed out within the plays.


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