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Aeschylus I comprises “The Persians,” translated by way 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 through 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 will be the last word source for academics, scholars, and readers. They succeeded. below the specialist 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 vigorous and compelling that they continue to be the traditional translations. this present day, Chicago is taking pains to make sure that our Greek tragedies stay the best English-language types in the course of the twenty-first century.

 

In this hugely expected 3rd version, Mark Griffith and Glenn W. such a lot have conscientiously up to date the translations to convey them even toward the traditional Greek whereas conserving the vibrancy for which our English types are well-known. This variation additionally comprises brand-new translations of Euripides’ Medea, The childrens of Heracles, Andromache, and Iphigenia one of the Taurians, fragments of misplaced performs through Aeschylus, and the surviving part of Sophocles’s satyr-drama The Trackers. New introductions for every play supply crucial information regarding its first construction, plot, and reception in antiquity and past. moreover, each one quantity contains an creation to the lifestyles and paintings of its tragedian, in addition to notes addressing textual uncertainties and a thesaurus of names and locations pointed out within the plays.

 

In addition to the recent content material, the volumes were reorganized either inside and among volumes to mirror the main updated scholarship at the order during which the performs have been initially written. the result's a suite 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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