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Oresteia

Author: Aeschylus.; Peter Meineck; Helene P Foley
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Hackett Pub. Co., ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author of more than 70 plays, Aeschylus is the earliest of the great Attic tragedians. Of these plays, only seven remain. The "Oresteia" is his only complete surviving trilogy. Peter Meineck has  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Tragedies
Tragedies (Drama)
Mythological plays
Drama
Translations
Named Person: Aeschylus; Agamemnon, King of Mycenae (Mythological character); Orestes, King of Argos (Mythological character); Electra, (Greek mythological figure); Aeschylus; Aeschylus.; Agamemnon, King of Mycenae (Mythological character); Electra, (Greek mythological figure); Orestes, King of Argos (Mythological character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aeschylus.; Peter Meineck; Helene P Foley
ISBN: 0872203913 9780872203914 0872203905 9780872203907
OCLC Number: 39545858
Description: l, 166 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Agamemnon --
The libation bearers --
The furies.
Other Titles: Oresteia.
Responsibility: Aeschylus ; translated, with notes, by Peter Meineck ; introduction by Helene P. Foley.

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Peter Meineck's new rendition of the Oresteia is that rare and wonderful thing: a text accessible to the Greekless audience while still preserving the vocabulary of Aeschylus. Those of us who have Read more...

 
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