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By Euripides,Mark Griffith,Glenn W. Most,David Grene,Richmond Lattimore

ISBN-10: 0226308790

ISBN-13: 9780226308791

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Euripides I comprises the performs “Alcestis,” translated through Richmond Lattimore; “Medea,” translated by means of Oliver Taplin; “The teenagers of Heracles,” translated through Mark Griffith; and “Hippolytus,” translated by means of David Grene.


Sixty years in the past, the collage of Chicago Press undertook a momentous venture: a brand new translation of the Greek tragedies that may be the last word source for lecturers, scholars, and readers. They succeeded. less than the professional administration of eminent classicists David Grene and Richmond Lattimore, these translations mixed accuracy, poetic immediacy, and readability of presentation to render the surviving masterpieces of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides in an English so full of life and compelling that they continue to be the traditional translations. this present day, Chicago is taking pains to make sure that our Greek tragedies stay the prime English-language types in the course of the twenty-first century.


In this hugely expected 3rd version, Mark Griffith and Glenn W. so much have rigorously up to date the translations to deliver them even in the direction of the traditional Greek whereas maintaining the vibrancy for which our English types are recognized. This variation additionally contains brand-new translations of Euripides’ Medea, The young ones of Heracles, Andromache, and Iphigenia one of the Taurians, fragments of misplaced performs by way of Aeschylus, and the surviving component of Sophocles’s satyr-drama The Trackers. New introductions for every play supply crucial information regarding its first construction, plot, and reception in antiquity and past. moreover, each one quantity comprises an creation to the existence and paintings of its tragedian, in addition to notes addressing textual uncertainties and a word list of names and locations pointed out within the plays.


In addition to the hot content material, the volumes were reorganized either inside of and among volumes to mirror the main up to date scholarship at the order during which the performs have been initially written. the result's a suite of good-looking paperbacks destined to introduce new generations of readers to those foundational works of Western drama, paintings, and life.

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