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Commentary on the Complete Greek Tragedies. Aeschylus

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ISBN-10: 0226348431

ISBN-13: 9780226348438

Edition: 1985

Authors: James C. Hogan

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This commentary offers a rich introduction and useful guide to the seven surviving plays attributed to Aeschylus. Though it may profitably be used with any translation of Aeschylus, the commentary is based on the acclaimed Chicago translations, The Complete Greek Tragedies, edited by David Grene and Richmond Lattimore. James C. Hogan provides a general introduction to Aeschylean theater and drama, followed by a line-by-line commentary on each of the seven plays. He places Aeschylus in the historical, cultural, and religious context of fifth-century Athens, showing how the action and metaphor of Aeschylean theater can be illuminated by information on Athenian law athletic contests,…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 1985
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 2/1/1985
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 332
Size: 0.54" wide x 0.80" long x 0.09" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Acknowledgments
The Theater of Aeschylus A Note on the CommentaryAgamemnon
The Libation Bearers The Eumenides
The Suppliant Maidens
The Persians Seven against Thebes Prometheus Bound
Bibliography
Subject Index
Index of Proper Names
Index of Greek Words