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Published: 15 March 2009

384 Pages | 5 maps

ISBN: 9780192832825

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Persians and Other Plays

Translated by Christopher Collard

Oxford World's Classics

  • A new, accurate, and readable translation of four major Greek tragedies, including the unique historical tragedy Persians and the hugely influential Prometheus Bound.
  • The translation is based on the most authoritative edition of the Greek text.
  • The detailed Introduction sets the plays in their original context and considers them as theatrical and poetic works.
  • Comprehensive explanatory notes gloss details of language and content, structure and form.
  • Includes up-to-date bibliography, five maps, and an index.
  • Companion volume to OWC Oresteia, also tr. Christopher Collard