The Oresteia: Agamemnon, The Libation-Bearers; The Furies

By: Aeschylus; Morshead, E.D.A.; Warner, Rex

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Endpaper edges a bit faded. 1979 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, [2], 177, [1] pp. Green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the Greek by E.D.A. Morshead, with an introduction by Rex Warner, and illustrations by Michael Ayrton. In the 'Oresteia' - the only trilogy in Greek drama which survives from antiquity - Aeschylus took as his subject the bloody chain of murder and revenge within the royal family of Argos. Moving from darkness to light, from rage to self-governance, from primitive ritual to civilized institution, its spirit of struggle and regeneration is eternal.

Title: The Oresteia: Agamemnon, The Libation-Bearers; The Furies

Author: Aeschylus; Morshead, E.D.A.; Warner, Rex

Illustrator: Ayrton, Michael

Categories: Classical Studies, Easton Press, Leather-Bound, Plays, Poetry,

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Binding: Full-Leather

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2277128

Keywords: GREEK EPIC POEMS POETRY VERSE POETIC AESCHYLUS DRAMA DRAMATIC WORKS CLASSICAL STUDIES,