The Oresteia: A Translation of Aeschylus' Trilogy of Plays: A Translation of Aeschylus' Trilogy of Plays
1 Jan 1999
Faber & Faber Plays
Hughes's version of the classic Greek tragedies AGAMEMNON, THE CHEOPHORI and THE EUMENIDES. The plays are concerned with the aftermath of the Trojan War as it affects the accursed royal house of Atreus. Follows a single course from the domestic discord to the divine intervention and reconciliation.