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The Oresteia Aeschylus

The Oresteia By Aeschylus

The Oresteia by Aeschylus

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This critical edition provides a lavish and fulsome picture of ancient Greek tragedy's most significant surviving document. -Johanna Hanink, Brown University

The Oresteia Summary

The Oresteia by Aeschylus

This Norton Critical Edition includes: Oliver Taplin's new translation of the fifth-century B.C.E. Greek tragedy-a trilogy of revenge and murder within the royal family of Argos-with explanatory annotations by the editors, ancient backgrounds and responses from Homer, Stesichorus, Pindar, Euripides and Sophocles, fourteen wide-ranging critical essays on the Oresteia, from G. W. F. Hegel and Friedrich Nietzsche to Oliver Taplin and Peter Wilson, a Glossary of Technical Terms and Proper Names and a Selected Bibliography.

About Aeschylus

Joshua Billings is Assistant Professor of Classics at Princeton University. He is the author of Genealogy of the Tragic: Greek Tragedy and German Philosophy. Oliver Taplin is emeritus professor of classics at the University of Oxford. His books range from The Stagecraft of Aeschylus to Pots & Plays. He has recently published translations of Euripides' Medea and Sophocles' Oedipus the King and Other Tragedies.

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The Oresteia by Aeschylus
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