Oresteia
  • Author : Aeschylus
  • Release Date : 05 July 2022
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Genre : Drama
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN 13 : 0192832816
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Book excerpt: The only trilogy of tragedy plays to survive from Ancient Greece features the ageless themes of the nature of fate and the relationship between justice, revenge, and religion.

Oresteia

Oresteia

Author : Aeschylus
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Genre : Drama
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The only trilogy of tragedy plays to survive from Ancient Greece features the ageless themes of the nature of fate and the relationship between justice, revenge, and religion....

The Oresteia

The Oresteia

Author : Aeschylus
Publisher : Everyman's Library
Genre : Drama
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One of the founding documents of Western culture and the only surviving ancient Greek trilogy, the Oresteia of Aeschylus is one of the great tragedies of all time. The three plays of the Oresteia portray the bloody events that follow the victorious return of King Agamemnon from the Trojan War, ...

An Oresteia

An Oresteia

Author : Aeschylus,Sophocles,Euripides
Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Genre : Drama
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A Bold, Iconoclastic New Look at One of the Great Works of Greek Tragedy In this innovative rendition of The Oresteia, the poet, translator, and essayist Anne Carson combines three different visions—Aischylos' Agamemnon, Sophokles' Elektra, and Euripides' Orestes—giving birth to a wholly new experience of the classic Greek ...

Oresteia

Oresteia

Author : Aeschylus,
Publisher : OUP Oxford
Genre : Drama
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The Oresteian trilogy (Agamemnon, Libation Bearers, Eumenides) established the themes of Greek tragedy - the inexorable nature of Fate, the relationship between justice, revenge, and religion. The plays dramatize the murder of Agamemnon by his wife Clytemnestra, the revenge of her son Orestes, and his judgement by the court of ...

The Oresteia

The Oresteia

Author : Aeschylus
Publisher : RicherResourcesPublications
Genre : Drama
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William von Humbolt wrote of Aeschylus' that"among all the products of the Greek stage, none can compare with it in tragic power; no other play shows the same intensityand pureness of belief in the divine and good; none can surpassthe lessons it teaches a...

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The Oresteia Agamemnon Women at the Graveside Orestes in Athens

Author : Aeschylus
Publisher : Liveright Publishing
Genre : Drama
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This spellbinding, groundbreaking translation reenergizes Aeschylus’ enduring saga of split loyalties, bloody sacrifice, and the efforts to bring peace after generations of strife. The most renowned of Aeschylus’ tragedies and one of the foundational texts of Western literature, the Oresteia trilogy is about cycles of deception and brutality within the ...

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Aeschylus The Oresteia

Author : Simon Goldhill
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Genre : Drama
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This is the only general introduction in English to Aeschylus' Oresteia, one of the most important and most influential of all Greek dramas. Simon Goldhill focuses on the play's themes of justice, sexual politics, violence, and the position of man within culture, and explores how Aeschylus constructs a myth for ...

Aeschylus II

Aeschylus II

Author : Aeschylus
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Genre : Drama
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Aeschylus II contains “The Oresteia,” translated by Richmond Lattimore, and fragments of “Proteus,” translated by Mark Griffith. 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 Oresteia

The Oresteia

Author : Aeschylus,
Publisher : A&C Black
Genre : History
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First performed in 458BC, Aeschylus's trilogy of plays - known collectively as The Oresteia - remains perhaps the great masterpiece of Ancient tragic drama. Telling the bloody story of the House of Atreus, Aeschylus's tragedy stages an eternal debate about justice and revenge that remains relevant more than two millenia ...

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The Oresteia annotated Worldwide Classics

Author : Aeschylus
Publisher : Independently Published
Genre : Drama
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The Oresteia (Ancient Greek: Ὀρέστεια) is a trilogy of Greek tragedies written by Aeschylus in the 5th century BC, concerning the murder of Agamemnon by Clytemnestra, the murder of Clytemnestra by Orestes, the trial of Orestes, the end of the curse on the House of Atreus and pacification of the Erinyes. ...

The Complete Aeschylus

The Complete Aeschylus

Author : Aeschylus
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Drama
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Aeschylus' Oresteia, the only ancient tragic trilogy to survive, is one of the great foundational texts of Western culture. It begins with Agamemnon, which describes Agamemnon's return from the Trojan War and his murder at the hands of his wife Clytemnestra, continues with her murder by their son Orestes in ...

The Oresteia Trilogy

The Oresteia Trilogy

Author : Aeschylus
Publisher : Courier Corporation
Genre : Drama
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DIVClassic trilogy by great tragedian concerns the bloody history of the House of Atreus. Grand style, rich diction and dramatic dialogue. Still powerful after 2500 years. /div...

The Oresteia

The Oresteia

Author : Aeschylus
Publisher : Independently Published
Genre : Uncategorized
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First presented at the festival of the City Dionysia, in 458 BCE and won the first prize, the Oresteia is the only trilogy that has survived the rapacious ways of Time to come down to us almost intact. The myth that has inspired Aeschylus to write this trilogy is long and ...

Orestes and Other Plays

Orestes and Other Plays

Author : Euripides
Publisher : Penguin UK
Genre : Drama
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Written during the long battles with Sparta that were to ultimately destroy ancient Athens, these six plays by Euripides brilliantly utilize traditional legends to illustrate the futility of war. The Children of Heracles holds a mirror up to contemporary Athens, while Andromache considers the position of women in Greek wartime ...

Aeschylus  1

Aeschylus 1

Author : Aeschylus
Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
Genre : Drama
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From the Penn Greek Drama Series, this volume offers translations by David Slavitt of the great trilogy of the House of Atreus, telling of Agamemnon's murder at the hands of his wife, Clytemnestra, and her lover, Aegisthus, and of Electra's rebelliousness and Orestes's ultimate revenge....