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Oliver Taplin

Oliver Taplin is emeritus professor of classics at the University of Oxford. His books range from The Stagecraft of Aeschylus to Pots & Plays. He has recently published translations of Euripides’ Medea and Sophocles’ Oedipus the King and Other Tragedies.

Books by Oliver Taplin

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    The Oresteia

    Aeschylus, Joshua Billings, Oliver Taplin

    First Edition, Paperback, 2018

    “This critical edition provides a lavish and fulsome picture of ancient Greek tragedy’s most significant surviving document.” —Johanna Hanink, Brown University
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    The Oresteia: Agamemnon, Women at the Graveside, Orestes in Athens

    Aeschylus, Oliver Taplin

    Hardcover, 2018

    This spellbinding, ground-breaking translation reenergises Aeschylus’ enduring saga of split loyalties, bloody sacrifice and the efforts to bring peace after generations of strife.