The Oresteia
Series: Drama Classics
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback, 160 pages ISBN: 9781854591739Publication Date:
17 Apr 2007
Size: 160mm x 110mm£3.99 £3.19You save £0.80 (20%)
First Staged:
458 BC

The Oresteia

By Aeschylus Translated by Marianne McDonald and J. Michael Walton

Paperback £3.99£3.19

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Aeschylus' great trilogy of Greek tragedies about the end of the curse on the House of Atreus, The Oresteia comprises Agamemnon, Choephori (Libation-Bearers) and Eumenides (The Furies).

A fourth play, Proteus, originally formed part of a tetralogy, but has not survived.

The trilogy was first performed at the Dionysia festival in Athens in 458 BC, where it won first prize.

This English version of The Oresteia, in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series, is translated and introduced by Marianne McDonald and J. Michael Walton.

Series: Drama Classics
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback, 160 pages ISBN: 9781854591739Publication Date:
17 Apr 2007
Size: 160mm x 110mm£3.99 £3.19You save £0.80 (20%)

Also by Marianne McDonald:

Antigone (Drama Classics)
Andromache
Electra (Euripides)
Electra (Sophocles)
Hecuba

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Also by J. Michael Walton:

Electra (Sophocles)
Andromache
Electra (Euripides)

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