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Aeschylus I includes “The Persians,” translated through Seth Benardete; “The Seven opposed to Thebes,” translated by way of David Grene; “The Suppliant Maidens,” translated through Seth Benardete; and “Prometheus Bound,” translated by means of David Grene.

 

Sixty years in the past, the college of Chicago Press undertook a momentous undertaking: a brand new translation of the Greek tragedies that might be the final word source for lecturers, 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 major English-language models in the course of the twenty-first century.

 

In this hugely expected 3rd version, Mark Griffith and Glenn W. so much have rigorously up to date the translations to carry them even towards the traditional Greek whereas preserving the vibrancy for which our English types are recognized. This variation additionally comprises brand-new translations of Euripides’ Medea, The young ones of Heracles, Andromache, and Iphigenia one of the Taurians, fragments of misplaced performs by means of Aeschylus, and the surviving component 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. furthermore, each one quantity comprises an advent to the lifestyles and paintings of its tragedian, in addition to notes addressing textual uncertainties and a thesaurus of names and areas pointed out within the plays.

 

In addition to the hot content material, the volumes were reorganized either inside and among volumes to mirror the main up to date scholarship at the order within which the performs have been initially written. the result's a collection of good-looking paperbacks destined to introduce new generations of readers to those foundational works of Western drama, artwork, and life.

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