The Oresteia (Paperback)
University of California Press, 9780520282100, 288pp.
Publication Date: May 16, 2014
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Audio Cassette (4/1/2007)
Hugh Lloyd-Jones's informative notes elucidate the text, and introductions to each play set the trilogy against the background of Greek religion as a whole and Greek tragedy in particular, providing a balanced assessment of Aeschylus's dramatic art.
This superior translation should be read by every student of Greek civilization, classical literature, and drama.
About the Author
Hugh Lloyd-Jones was Regius Professor of Greek at the University of Oxford and author of, among many titles, The Justice of Zeus (1983).