The Oresteia (Paperback)
Agamemnon; The Libation Bearers; The Eumenides
Penguin Classics, 9780140443332, 336pp.
Publication Date: February 7, 1984
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Audio Cassette (4/1/2007)
The only trilogy in Greek drama that survives from antiquity, Aeschylus' The Oresteia is translated by Robert Fagles with an introduction, notes and glossary written in collaboration with W.B. Stanford in Penguin Classics.
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"How satisfying to read at last a modern translation which is rooted in Greek feeling and Greek thought ... both the stature and the profound instinctive genius of Aeschylus are recognised." —Mary Renault, author of The King Must Die