The Oresteia: Agamemnon; The Libation Bearers; The Eumenides
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Publication Date:February 7, 1984
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In the Oresteiathe only trilogy in Greek drama which survives from antiquityAeschylus took as his subject the bloody chain of murder and revenge within the royal family of Argos. Moving from darkness to light, from rage to self-governance, from primitive ritual to civilized institution, the family’s spirit of struggle and regeneration becomes an everlasting song of celebration. This masterful translation by the acclaimed classicist Robert Fagles includes an introduction, notes and glossary written in collaboration with W. B. Stanford.
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