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Prometheus Bound and Seven Against Thebes

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Æschylus, the first of the great Grecian writers of tragedy, was born at Eleusis, in 525 B.C. He was the son of Euphorion, who was probably a wealthy owner of rich vineyards. The poet's early employment was to watch the... See More

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The Persians (Plays by Aeschylus)

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The Persians takes place in Susa, which at the time was one of the capitals of the Persian Empire, and opens with a chorus of old men of Susa, who are soon joined by the Queen Mother, Atossa, as they await news of her son... See More

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Prometheus Bound

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Prometheus Bound By Aeschylus Translated by Edmund Doidge Anderson Morshead This volume is produced from digital images created through the University of Michigan University Library's preservation reformatting program. The... See More

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Oresteia (Plays by Aeschylus)

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The Oresteia, a trilogy of Greek tragedies written by Aeschylus. The name derives from the character Orestes, who sets out to avenge his father's murder.The only extant example of an ancient Greek theater trilogy, the... See More

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Literature & Fiction

Agamemnon (Plays by Aeschylus)

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A watchman on top of the house, reporting that he has been lying restless there like a dog for a year, for so rules the expectant manly-willed heart of a woman (that woman being Clytemnestra awaiting the return of her... See More

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Agamemnon: A New English Version in Syllabic Verse

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The Agamemnon is the first play of the Oresteia trilogy, which won Aeschylus a first prize in 458 BCE. It presents the return of Agamemnon to his home in Argos after the fall of Troy, as his victorious homecoming soon gives... See More

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The Oresteia (Modern Plays)

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He who learns must suffer. Before setting out for the Trojan War, King Agamemnon sacrificed his daughter Iphigenia. Many years later, when Agamemnon returns to his palace, his adulterous Queen Clytemnestra takes her revenge... See More

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The Agamemnon of Aeschylus

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This is a reproduction of a classic text optimised for kindle devices. We have endeavoured to create this version as close to the original artefact as possible. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with... See More

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Drama & Plays

The Suppliant Women

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If we help, we invite trouble. If we don't, we bring shame. Fifty women board a boat in North Africa. They flee across the Mediterranean, leaving everything behind. They are escaping forced marriage in their home and... See More

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Prometheus Bound (Greek Tragedy in New Translations)

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For readers accustomed to the relatively undramatic standard translations of Prometheus Bound, this version by James Scully, a poet and winner of the Lamont Poetry Prize, and C. John Herington, one of the world's foremost... See More

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The Seven Against Thebes (Plays by Aeschylus)

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When Oedipus, King of Thebes, realized he had married his own mother and had two sons and two daughters with her, he blinded himself and cursed his sons to divide their kingdom by the sword. The two sons, Eteocles and... See More

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Prometheus Bound (Plays by Aeschylus)

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Prometheus, a Titan who defies the gods and gives fire to mankind, acts for which he is subjected to perpetual punishment. The Oceanids appear and attempt to comfort Prometheus by conversing with him. Prometheus cryptically... See More

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Literature & Fiction

Yale Classics (Vol. 1)

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Ancient Greek literature has a profound impact on western literature at large. In particular, many ancient Roman authors drew inspiration from their Greek predecessors. Ever since the Renaissance, European authors in... See More

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The Oresteia

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Highly acclaimed as translators of Greek and Sanskrit classics, respectively, David Grene and Wendy Doniger O'Flaherty here present a complete modern translation of the three plays comprising Aeschylus' Orestia and, with the... See More

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Literature & Fiction

The Libation Bearers (Plays by Aeschylus)

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Orestes arrives at the grave of his father, accompanied by his cousin Pylades, the son of the king of Phocis, where he has grown up in exile; he places two locks of his hair on the tomb. Orestes and Pylades hide as Electra... See More

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The Suppliants (Plays by Aeschylus)

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The Danaids form the chorus and serve as the protagonists. They flee a forced marriage to their Egyptian cousins. When the Danaides reach Argos, they entreat King Pelasgus to protect them. He refuses pending the decision of... See More

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