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The Oresteia of Aeschylus

Lowell, Robert

Published by New York: Farrar straus Giroux. 1978, New York, 1978
ISBN 10: 0374227233 / ISBN 13: 9780374227234
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Title: The Oresteia of Aeschylus

Publisher: New York: Farrar straus Giroux. 1978, New York

Publication Date: 1978

Binding: Black Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Printing

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Black Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. First Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Foxing to paper edges. Dj is price clipped. Bookseller Inventory # 4918

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Synopsis: Excerpt from The Oresteia of Aeschylus: Translated and Explained
The deficiency has been made good recently, in the Homeric sphere, by Dr. Leaf's 'com panion to the Iliad, ' Mr. Andrew Lang's new version of the Homeric Hymns, and my volume, 'the Greek Epic, ' in the series entitled The Dawn of European Literature.' The present series is designed to further the study of the highly characteristic and complex phases of Greek life and thought embodied in the Attic drama, a province of no less im portance than that of the Epic poetry, and demanding even fuller elucidation, permeated as it is by a spirit unfamiliar to modern ideas, and presupposing a mass of tradition, with out which much of its human interest is lost. The plan adopted is to furnish in a running commentary what is required to ex plain each play in detail, and in one or more introductory essays to set forth the more general aspects of the subject-matter and the poet's environment.
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About the Author: Aeschylus was Greece's leading playwright between his first victory at the festival Dionysus in 0484 B.C.E. until his death, winning thirteen first-place crowns in that period. His epitaph boasts only that he fought bravely for Athens at the Battle of Marathin.

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