In the Oresteia -- the only trilogy in Greek drama that survives from antiquity -- Aeschylus took as his subject the bloody chain of murder and revenge within the royal family of Argos. As they move from darkness to light, from rage to self-governance, from primitive ritual to civilized institution, their spirit of struggle and regeneration becomes an everlasting song of celebration.
|Publisher:||Blackstone Audio, Inc.|
|Edition description:||Unabridged, 4 CDs, 275 minutes|
|Product dimensions:||13.74(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.76(d)|
About the Author
Oliver Taplin is Emeritus Professor of Classics at Oxford University. His books range from The Stagecraft of Aeschylus to Pots
& Plays. He has recently published translations of Euripides’ Medea and
Sophocles’ Oedipus the King and Other Tragedies.