Aeschylus's Agamemnon: A New English Version in Syllabic Verse PDF

By Aeschylus

ISBN-10: 0972799354

ISBN-13: 9780972799355

The Agamemnon is the 1st play of the Oresteia trilogy, which received Aeschylus a primary prize in 458 BCE. It provides the go back of Agamemnon to his domestic in Argos after the autumn of Troy, as his effective homecoming quickly offers strategy to the horrors of an historical curse and the results of vengeance. With its bills of warfare, sacrifice, confessions, prophecy, and prayer, this tragic drama starts either a brutal and compassionate trip towards redefining justice. by utilizing syllabic verse, this new edition keeps an natural hyperlink with the unique Greek textual content, whereas recreating the song of poetry in modern speech for interpreting and performance.

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