Journals Higher Education

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486 Pages

6 x 8 inches

ISBN: 9781786940995


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Aeschylus

Libation Bearers

Edited by Andrew Lyon Brown

Liverpool University Press

Aris and Phillips Classical Texts

  • An edition of the central play of the Oresteia, the only Greek trilogy that survives in full and one of the acknowledged masterpieces of Greek literature
  • A new text, translation and commentary taking account of the latest advances in scholarship and criticism
  • Translation keeping as close to the Greek text as English idiom will allow
  • Commentary keyed to the translation so as to be fully usable by readers with little Greek
  • Interpretation at all levels from detailed textual criticism to exploration of imagery, stagecraft and the wider significance of the drama
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