Thyestes by Seneca SenecaThyestes by Seneca Seneca


bySeneca SenecaTranslated byCaryl Churchill

Paperback | April 1, 2004

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A violent tragedy by a contemporary of Nero, in a faithful and uncut translation by one of our leading dramatists.Atreus, Agamemnon's father, takes revenge on his brother Thyestes by murdering Thyestes's sons and serving their flesh up for their father's dinner.
Seneca was born in Spain of a wealthy Italian family. His father, Lucius Annaeus Seneca (see Vol. 4), wrote the well-known Controversaie (Controversies) and Suasoriae (Persuasions), which are collections of arguments used in rhetorical training, and his nephew Lucan was the epic poet of the civil war. Educated in rhetoric and philosoph...
Title:ThyestesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 7.65 × 5.08 × 0.16 inPublished:April 1, 2004Publisher:Playwrights Canada PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1854596500

ISBN - 13:9781854596505

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