Greek Tragedy

May 26, 2009|
Greek Tragedy by Simon Aeschylus
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Three masterpieces of classical tragedy

Containing Aeschylus''s Agamemnon, Sophocles'' Oedipus Rex, and Euripides'' Medea, this important new selection brings the best works of the great tragedians together in one perfect introductory volume. This volume also includes extracts from Aristophanes'' comedy The Frogs and a selection from Aristotle''s Poetics.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
Aeschylus was born of a noble family near Athens in 525 BC. He took part in the Persian Wars and his epitaph, said to have been written by himself, represents him as fighting at Marathon. At some time in his life he appears to have been prosecuted for divulging the Eleusinian mysteries, but he apparently proved himself innocent. Aes...
Title:Greek Tragedy
Product dimensions:352 pages, 7.8 X 5.2 X 0.8 in
Shipping dimensions:352 pages, 7.8 X 5.2 X 0.8 in
Published:May 26, 2009
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780141439365

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