The Oresteia

(458 BC)

Author: Aeschylus

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The Oresteia consists of the following three works:
**Agamemnon**
,
**The Choephori** (also called *The Libation Bearers*)
, and
**The Eumenides** (also called *The Furies*)
. Etexts and printed texts linked on this page contain the entire trilogy.

**Multi-Format**(HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg (Translated by E.D.A. Morshead)

**Greek/English Hardcover**edition of all three plays plus fragments; translated by Alan H. Sommerstein (Harvard Univ Pr, 2009, 544 pg).**Paperback**edition, translated by Ted Hughes (Farrar Straus & Giroux, 2000, 208 pg).**Paperback**edition, translated by Robert Fagles (Penguin, 1984, 335 pg).

**Paperback**edition at Richer Resources Publications, translated by Ian Johnston.

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