The Oresteia: Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, The Eumenides

by , ,

The only trilogy in Greek drama that survives from antiquity, Aeschylus' The Oresteia is translated by Robert fagles with an introduction, notes and glossary written in collaboration with W.B. Stanford in Penguin Classics. In the Oresteia Aeschylus addressed the bloody chain of murder and revenge within the royal family of Argos. As they move from darkness to light, from rage to self-governance, from primitive ritual to civilized institution, their spirit of struggle and regeneration becomes an everlasting song of ...

  • Book Details
  • Seller
The Oresteia: Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, The Eumenides
1977, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780140443332

Paperback

Select
Filter Results
Item Condition
Seller Rating
Other Options
Change Currency