Agamemnon

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Oxford University Press, USA, Dec 31, 1957 - Drama - 240 pages
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User Review  - justindtapp - LibraryThing

The Agamemnon of Aeschylus was a play written by Aeschylus in 458 B.C. as part of a series (the Oresteia) that won him first prize in the archonship of Philocles. This version was translated into ... Read full review

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User Review  - David.Alfred.Sarkies - LibraryThing

This is the first part of the only Greek trilogy that we have. The play is set after the Trojan War in the city of Argos, of which Agamemnon is the ruler. Agamemnon's wife learns of the defeat of the ... Read full review

Contents

COMMENTARY
65
THE METRES
224
APPENDIX ON AG AM 239 f
239
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Janet Lembke, a poet, is the author of Bronze and Iron, and is co-translator of the forthcoming edition of Euripides's Suppliants, also in the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series.
C. John Herington is Professor of Classics and Talcott Professor of Greek at Yale University. He is the author of several books, including Poetry into Drama and Aeschylus.

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