This spellbinding, ground-breaking translation reenergises Aeschylus’ enduring saga of split loyalties, bloody sacrifice and the efforts to bring peace after generations of strife.
"Armitage has given an ageless story new vigor, and has done it with style, wit and elegance."—Literary Review
"Celebrated in the Renaissance as the foremost stylist of Italian prose, Boccaccio has seldom met his match in English translation...Wayne Rebhorn’s fluid and dynamic rendition hits the mark on every page." —William J. Kennedy, Cornell University
"Dalby's book and his bibliography provide a superb introduction to the debate surrounding these poems."—Lisa Montanarelli, San Francisco Chronicle
Edith Hamilton buoyantly captures the spirit and achievements of the Greek civilization for our modern world.