By Aeschylus,David Grene,Richmond Lattimore,Mark Griffith,Glenn W. Most
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Euripides III comprises the performs “Heracles,” translated through William Arrowsmith; “The Trojan Women,” translated through Richmond Lattimore; “Iphigenia one of the Taurians,” translated via Anne Carson; and “Ion,” translated through Ronald Frederick Willetts. Sixty years in the past, the collage of Chicago Press undertook a momentous undertaking: a brand new translation of the Greek tragedies that may be the final word source for lecturers, scholars, and readers.
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Aeschylus II: The Oresteia (The Complete Greek Tragedies) by Aeschylus,David Grene,Richmond Lattimore,Mark Griffith,Glenn W. Most