Hugh lloyd joness informative notes elucidate the text and introductions to each play set the trilogy against the background of greek religion as a whole and greek tragedy in particular providing a balanced assessment of aeschyluss dramatic art. The oresteia by hugh lloyd jones translator hugh lloyd jones aeschylus paperback 288 pages published 2014 isbn 10 0 520 28210 8 0520282108 isbn 13 978 0 520 28210 0 9780520282100 need it fast 2 day shipping options the most famous series of ancient greek plays and the only surviving trilogy is the oresteia of ae. A translation with commentary by hugh lloyd jones translator aeschylus hugh lloyd jones on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers skip to main content this is an excellent translation of the first play of the oresteia trilogy the only extant greek trilogy i particularly enjoyed it because of the ongoing commentary and . This superior translation should be read by every student of greek civilization classical literature and drama about the author hugh lloyd jones was regius professor of greek at the university of oxford and author of among many titles the justice of zeus 1983. First performed in 458bc aeschyluss trilogy of plays known collectively as the and authoritative translation by hugh lloyd jones this book contains the text synopsis the most famous series of ancient greek plays and the only surviving trilogy is the oresteia of aeschylus consisting of agamemnon choephoroe hugh lloyd joness
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