Greek Tragedies, Volume 3

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David Grene, Richmond Lattimore
University of Chicago Press, 1960 - Literary Collections - 320 pages
In three paperback volumes, the Grene and Lattimore editions offer a selection of the most important and characteristic plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides from the nine-volume anthology of The Complete Greek Tragedies. Over the years these authoritative, critically acclaimed editions have been the preferred choice of more than three million readers for personal libraries and individual study as well as for classroom use.

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If you're a fan of the culture and/or literature of Ancient Greece, then this book is pretty much a must-read. It has five of the greatest surviving Greek tragedies from three of the most famous ... Read full review

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I did Latin for Matric and my only exposure to classical drama was Plautus: boring is not the word and, to add insult to injury, he was supposed to be this penned these complete rip-roaring rib ... Read full review

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About the author (1960)

David Grene (1913–2002) taught classics for many years at the University of Chicago. He was a founding member of the Committee on Social Thought and coedited the University of Chicago Press’s prestigious series The Complete Greek Tragedies.

Richmond Lattimore, whose rerings of the" Iliad "and the "Odyssey of Homer," the odes of Pindar, and the plays of Aeschylus, Euripides, and Aristophanes set new standards for Greek translations, was for many years Professor of Greek at Bryn Mawr. His honors include awards from the National Institute of Arts and Letters and the American Council of Learned Societies. He died in 1984.

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