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Greek Tragedies 1 Aeschylus - Agamemnon, Prometheus Bound; Sophocles: Oedipus the King, Antigone; Euripides: Hippolytus

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ISBN-10: 022603528X

ISBN-13: 9780226035284

Edition: 3rd 2013

Authors: Mark Griffith, Glenn W. Most, David Grene, Richmond Lattimore

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Greek Tragedies, Volume Icontains Aeschylus’s “Agamemnon,” translated by Richmond Lattimore; Aeschylus’s “Prometheus Bound,” translated by David Grene; Sophocles’s “Oedipus the King,” translated by David Grene; Sophocles’s “Antigone,” translated by Elizabeth Wyckoff; and Euripides’s “Hippolytus,” translated by David Grene. Sixty years ago, the University of Chicago Press undertook a momentous project: a new translation of the Greek tragedies that would be the ultimate resource for teachers, students, and readers. They succeeded. Under the expert management of eminent classicists David Grene and Richmond Lattimore, those translations combined accuracy, poetic immediacy, and clarity of…    
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Book details

Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 4/19/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Mark Griffith is the Klio Distinguished Professor of Classical Languages and Literature at the University of California, Berkeley.

Glenn W. Most has taught at the Universities of Yale, Princeton, Michigan, Siena, Innsbruck, and Heidelberg. Since 2001 he has been Professor of Greek Philology at the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, since 1996 he has been a visiting Professor on the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago; recently he has also become an external scientific member of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin.

Graham Hurley is an award-winning TV documentary maker who now writes full time. He is married and has grown up children. He lived in Portsmouth for 20 years but now lives in Exmouth, Devon.David Grene (1913–2002) taught classics for many years at the University of Chicago. He was a founding member of the Committee on Social Thought and coedited the University of Chicago Press’s prestigious series The Complete Greek Tragedies.