Please note: In order to keep Hive up to date and provide users with the best features, we are no longer able to fully support Internet Explorer. The site is still available to you, however some sections of the site may appear broken. We would encourage you to move to a more modern browser like Firefox, Edge or Chrome in order to experience the site fully.

Aeschylus Plays: II : The Oresteia; Agamemnon; The Libation-bearers; The Eumenides, Paperback / softback Book

Aeschylus Plays: II : The Oresteia; Agamemnon; The Libation-bearers; The Eumenides Paperback / softback

Edited by J. Michael Walton

Part of the Classical Dramatists series

Paperback / softback

Description

Four of Aeschylus' greatest plays reissued in the new Classical Greek Dramatists series Includes the Oresteia trilogy, a key sequence of plays within the Western dramatic tradition - widely studied in schools and universities.

Agamemnon tells the tale of the king's return from the battle of Troyto find that his wife has laid out a red carpet to welcome him that will, ironically, lead him to his death; The Libation Bearers continues the saga into the next generation with Orestes and Electra seeking justice for their dead father whilst in the Eumenides, the traces of inherited bloodlust are laid to rest by the figure of Athene.

Translated with an introduction and notes from J. Michael Walton - the series editor for the Greek classics and reissued in the new Methuen Classical Greek Dramatists series in stylish, new and modern jackets.

Information

  • Format:Paperback / softback
  • Pages:164 pages
  • Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Publication Date:
  • Category:
  • ISBN:9780413654809

£12.99

£12.25

 
Free Home Delivery

on all orders

 
Pick up orders

from local bookshops

Information

  • Format:Paperback / softback
  • Pages:164 pages
  • Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Publication Date:
  • Category:
  • ISBN:9780413654809

Also in the Classical Dramatists series  |  View all