The Greek Tragedies

from the University of Chicago Press

The Complete Greek Tragedies

Edited and Translated by Mark Griffith, Glenn W. Most,
David Grene, and Richmond Lattimore

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Aeschylus I
The Persians, Seven Against Thebes, The Suppliant Maidens, Prometheus Bound


Aeschylus I contains the plays “The Persians,” translated by Seth Benardete; “The Seven Against Thebes,” translated by David Grene; “The Suppliant Maidens,” translated by Seth Benardete; and “Prometheus Bound,” translated by David Grene.
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Aeschylus II
The Oresteia


Aeschylus II contains the plays “The Oresteia,” translated by Richmond Lattimore, and fragments of “Proteus,” translated by Mark Griffith.
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Sophocles I
Antigone, Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus


Sophocles I contains the plays “Antigone,” translated by Elizabeth Wyckoff; “Oedipus the King,” translated by David Grene; and “Oedipus at Colonus,” translated by Robert Fitzgerald.
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Sophocles II
Ajax, The Women of Trachis, Electra, Philoctetes, The Trackers


Sophocles II contains the plays “Ajax,” translated by John Moore; “The Women of Trachis,” translated by Michael Jameson; “Electra,” translated by David Grene; “Philoctetes,” translated by David Grene; and “The Trackers,” translated by Mark Griffith.
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Euripides I
Alcestis, Medea, The Children of Heracles, Hippolytus


Euripides I contains the plays “Alcestis,” translated by Richmond Lattimore; “Medea,” translated by Oliver Taplin; “The Children of Heracles,” translated by Mark Griffith; and “Hippolytus,” translated by David Grene.
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Euripides II
Andromache, Hecuba, The Suppliant Women, Electra


Euripides II contains the plays “Andromache,” translated by Deborah Roberts; “Hecuba,” translated by William Arrowsmith; “The Suppliant Women,” translated by Frank William Jones; and “Electra,” translated by Emily Townsend Vermeule.
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Euripides III
Heracles, The Trojan Women, Iphigenia among the Taurians, Ion


Euripides III contains the plays “Heracles,” translated by William Arrowsmith; “The Trojan Women,” translated by Richmond Lattimore; “Iphigenia among the Taurians,” translated by Anne Carson; and “Ion,” translated by Ronald Frederick Willetts.
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Euripides IV
Helen, The Phoenician Women, Orestes


Euripides IV contains the plays “Helen,” translated by Richmond Lattimore; “The Phoenician Women,” translated by Elizabeth Wyckoff; and “Orestes,” translated by William Arrowsmith.
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Euripides V
Bacchae, Iphigenia in Aulis, The Cyclops, Rhesus


Euripides V includes the plays “The Bacchae,” translated by William Arrowsmith; “Iphigenia in Aulis,” translated by Charles R. Walker; “The Cyclops,” translated by William Arrowsmith; and “Rhesus,” translated by Richmond Lattimore.
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Here’s a complete guide to the order of the plays in the old and new editions.

The Greek Tragedies

Edited and Translated by Mark Griffith, Glenn W. Most,
David Grene, and Richmond Lattimore

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Greek Tragedies 1
Aeschylus: Agamemnon, Prometheus Bound
Sophocles: Oedipus the King, Antigone
Euripides: Hippolytus


Greek Tragedies, Volume 1 contains Aeschylus’s “Agamemnon,” translated by Richmond Lattimore; Aeschylus’s “Prometheus Bound,” translated by David Grene; Sophocles’s “Oedipus the King,” translated by David Grene; Sophocles’s “Antigone,” translated by Elizabeth Wyckoff; and Euripides’s “Hippolytus,” translated by David Grene.
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Greek Tragedies 2
Aeschylus: The Libation Bearers
Sophocles: Electra
Euripides: Iphigenia among the Taurians, Electra, The Trojan Women


Greek Tragedies, Volume 2 contains Aeschylus’s “The Libation Bearers,” translated by Richmond Lattimore; Sophocles’s “Electra,” translated by David Grene; Euripides’s “Iphigenia among the Taurians,” translated by Anne Carson; Euripides’s “Electra,” translated by Emily Townsend Vermeule; and Euripides’s “The Trojan Women,” translated by Richmond Lattimore.
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Greek Tragedies 3
Aeschylus: The Eumenides
Sophocles: Philoctetes, Oedipus at Colonus
Euripides: The Bacchae, Alcestis


Greek Tragedies, Volume 3 contains Aeschylus’s “The Eumenides,” translated by Richmond Lattimore; Sophocles’s “Philoctetes,” translated by David Grene; Sophocles’s “Oedipus at Colonus,” translated by Robert Fitzgerald; Euripides’s “The Bacchae,” translated by William Arrowsmith; and Euripides’s “Alecestis,” translated by Richmond Lattimore.
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