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A new verse translation of Agamemnon, the first play in Aeschylus's trilogy The Oresteia. Agamemnon returns to Greece a victor in the Trojan War, bringing with him the seer Cassandra. Awaiting him is his wife Clytemnestra, who is angry at Agamemnon's sacrifice of their daughter to the gods, jealous of Cassandra, and guilty of taking a lover. The events that unfold catch everyone in a bloody net.

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A new verse translation of Agamemnon, the first play in Aeschylus's trilogy The Oresteia. Agamemnon returns to Greece a victor in the Trojan War, bringing with him the seer Cassandra. Awaiting him is his wife Clytemnestra, who is angry at Agamemnon's sacrifice of their daughter to the gods, jealous of Cassandra, and guilty of taking a lover. The events that unfold catch everyone in a bloody net.
Autorenporträt
David Mulroy is a professor emeritus of classics at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. His translations of The Complete Poetry of Catullus and of Sophocles' Theban trilogy--Oedipus Rex, Antigone, and Oedipus at Colonus--are all published by the University of Wisconsin Press.