Aeschylus I: Agamemnon; The Libation Bearers; The Eumenides; Prometheus Bound (The Complete Greek Tragedies, Volume I [1]) (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books ML 310) [Oresteia]

By: Aeschylus; Grene, David; Lattimore, Richmond

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Includes original jacket. Slightly musty, 1/2 inch closed jacket tear. 1942 Hard Cover. 245, [5] pp. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Translated from the Greek and edited by David Grene and Richmond Lattimore. Includes: Introduction to the Oresteia; Agamemnon; The Libation Bearers; The Eumenides; Introduction to Prometheus Bound; Prometheus Bound. 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: Aeschylus I: Agamemnon; The Libation Bearers; The Eumenides; Prometheus Bound (The Complete Greek Tragedies, Volume I [1]) (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books ML 310) [Oresteia]

Author: Aeschylus; Grene, David; Lattimore, Richmond

Categories: Poetry, Plays, Classical Studies,

Edition: Reissue

Publisher: The Modern Library / Random House: 1942

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 2294351

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