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The Cure at Troy: A Version of Sophocles' Philoctetes
The Cure at Troy: A Version of Sophocles' Philoctetes
by Seamus Heaney
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The Cure at Troy is Seamus Heaney's version of Sophocles' Philoctetes. Written in the fifth century BC, this play concerns the predicament of the outcast hero, Philoctetes, whom the Greeks marooned on the island of Lemnos and forgot about until the... (read more)

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The Oresteian Trilogy: Agamemnon; The Choephori; The Eumenides
The Oresteian Trilogy: Agamemnon; The Choephori; The Eumenides
by Aeschylus
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‘Anger still unreconciled Poisoning a house’s life With darkness, treachery and strife’ (47 Aeschylus (525–c.456 BC) set his great trilogy in the immediate aftermath of the Fall of Troy, when King Agamemnon returns to Argos, a... (read more)

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Frogs and Other Plays (07 Edition)
Frogs and Other Plays (07 Edition)
by Aristophanes
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Subtitled, "The Wasps; The Poet & The Women; The Frogs". A revised edition of these plays from the master of ancient Greek comic drama.... (read more)

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Enchiridion (91 Edition)
Enchiridion (91 Edition)
by Epictetus
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Oedipus At Colonus (05 Edition)
Oedipus At Colonus (05 Edition)
by Sophocles
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The latest title to join the acclaimed Greek Tragedy in New Translations series, Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonus tells the story of the last day in the life of Oedipus. It was written at the end of the fifth century BCE in Athens, in the final years of the... (read more)

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Philoctetes (03 Edition)
Philoctetes (03 Edition)
by Sophocles
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Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly re-create the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that go... (read more)

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Sophocles: Antigone
Sophocles: Antigone
by Sophocles
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Sophocles: Antigone is the fifth title in the Cambridge Translations from Greek Drama series.... (read more)

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Aeschylus II: the Oresteia, Agamemnon, the Libation Bearers, the Eumenides (3RD 13 Edition)
Aeschylus II: the Oresteia, Agamemnon, the Libation Bearers, the Eumenides (3RD 13 Edition)
by Aeschylus
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Aeschylus II contains “The Oresteia,” translated by Richmond Lattimore, and fragments of “Proteus,” translated by Mark Griffith. Sixty years ago, the University of Chicago Press undertook a momentous project: a new... (read more)

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The Oresteia of Aeschylus: A New Translation by Ted Hughes
The Oresteia of Aeschylus: A New Translation by Ted Hughes
by Aeschylus
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In the last year of his life, Ted Hughes completed translations of three major dramatic works: Racine's Phedre, Euripedes' Alcestis, and the trilogy of plays known as at The Oresteia, a family story of astonishing power and the background or inspiration... (read more)

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Sophocles II: Ajax, the Women of Trachis, Electra, Philoctetes, the Trackers (Edition Grene) (3RD 13 Edition)
Sophocles II: Ajax, the Women of Trachis, Electra, Philoctetes, the Trackers (Edition Grene) (3RD 13 Edition)
by Sophocles
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Sophocles II contains the plays “Ajax,” translated by John Moore; “The Women of Trachis,” translated by Michael Jameson; “Electra,” translated by David Grene; “Philoctetes,” translated by David Grene; and... (read more)

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Assembly of Women (Literary Classics)
Assembly of Women (Literary Classics)
by Aristophanes
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Seneca, Vol. 1: The Tragedies, Vol. 1
Seneca, Vol. 1: The Tragedies, Vol. 1
by Seneca
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The volume includes Trojan Women, Thyestes, Phaedra, Medea, and Agamemnon, plus a preface.... (read more)

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Aristophanes' Lysistrata (08 Edition)
Aristophanes' Lysistrata (08 Edition)
by J. A. Ball
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aWhat if they stopped a war because nobody came?a The first make-love-not-war play ever written, Lysistrata is a bawdy comedy about the... (read more)

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Antigone (09 Edition)
Antigone (09 Edition)
by Sophocles
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A muscular version of Sophocles' timeless masterpiece, offering a profound reflection on the nature of power, democracy and human rights. The war has ended, but with peace comes conflict. Antigone’s brother Polyneices lies on the battlefield where... (read more)

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Aeschylus Prometheus Bound
Aeschylus Prometheus Bound
by Paul Roche
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This brilliant translation of a classic work includes -- An essay on ancient Greek theater -- Extensive glossary of names & places -- Practical production... (read more)

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Sophocles: Philoctetes (05 Edition)
Sophocles: Philoctetes (05 Edition)
by Hanna Roisman
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Like other classical Greek tragedies, Sophocles' Philoctetes is an extraordinarily timely and timeless play. Dramatising the efforts of people who had wronged him to bring the play's hero, Philoctetes, to join the Greek forces in their war against Troy... (read more)

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Antigone (13 Edition)
Antigone (13 Edition)
by Sophocles
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Sophocles’ Antigone ranks with his Oedipus Rex as one of world literature’s most compelling dramas. The action is taut, and the characters embody universal tensions: the conflict of youth with age, male with female, the state with the family.... (read more)

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Aristiohanes Lysistrata
Aristiohanes Lysistrata
by Aristophanes
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The first new edition in almost sixty years, this volume of Aristophanes' Lysistrata brings the play completely up to date with modern scholarship. It provides the first complete account of its history and contains new information about the comic theater... (read more)

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Greek Lives (Oxford World's Classics)
Greek Lives (Oxford World's Classics)
by Plutarch
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Here, Plutarch introduces the major figures and periods of classical Greece, detailing the lives of nine personages, including Lycurgus, Solon, Themistocles, Cimon, Alexander, Pericles, Nicias, Alcibiades, and Agesilaus. Oxford presents the most... (read more)

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The Histories (Norton Critical Editions)
The Histories (Norton Critical Editions)
by Herodotus
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Herodotus's history is the earliest continuous prose narrative in Western literature. His long narrative--longer than either of the Homeric epics--continues to hold us spellbound because of the author's storytelling powers and intelligent curiosity. The... (read more)

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