Aharon Shabtai is the foremost Hebrew translator of Greek drama and the author of numerous collections of poetry. Born in 1939 in Tel Aviv, he attended the Tel Nordau School and the Educational Institute at Kibbutz Merhaviya. After his military service, he studied Greek and Philosophy at the Hebrew University, the Sorbonne, and Cambridge, and from 1972 to 1985 he taught Theater Studies in Jerusalem. He was awarded the Prime Minister's Prize for Translation in 1993. The father of six children, he lives in Tel Aviv.
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Books:J'Accuse, April 2003
Love & Selected Poems, December 1997