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Prometheus bound by Aeschylus( Book )

453 editions published between 1574 and 2018 in 12 languages and held by 8,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the greatest of the classical Greek dramas, based on the Greek legend of the Titan demi-god who, against the will of Zeus, stole fire from the gods for the benefit of man. His terrible punishment by Zeus, and his continuing defiance of Zeus in the face of that punishment, remain universal symbols of man's vulnerability in any struggle with the gods
Agamemnon by Aeschylus( Book )

676 editions published between 1785 and 2017 in 26 languages and held by 5,959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agamemnon makes a powerful impact on most audiences, even if they are unacquainted with the techniques of Aeschylean tragedy. Its subject is the human condition in its widest aspect
Seven against Thebes by Aeschylus( Book )

355 editions published between 1758 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 4,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the wake of Oedipus's exile, the cursed sons of his incestuous marriage, Eteocles and Polynices, vow to avoid further bloodshed by ruling Thebes in alternate years. However, when Eteocles refuses to step down after the first year of the arrangement, Polynices raises an army led by seven Argive champions to retake Thebes by force. Fearing the invaders, and feeling the fear of his people, Eteocles vows to fight Polynices man to man for the future of the city. Instead, they kill one another in battle beneath the seventh gate of the city, leading directly to the dilemma of their sister, Antigone, and her ultimate demise
The Persians by Aeschylus( Book )

622 editions published between 1804 and 2017 in 16 languages and held by 4,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines the spellbinding dramatization of an actual battle with a searing indictment of war that transcends the centuries
The Oresteia by Aeschylus( Book )

448 editions published between 1868 and 2018 in 24 languages and held by 4,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oresteia by Aeschylus, the only extant trilogy among the Greek tragedies, is one of the great foundational texts of Western culture. Beginning with Agamemnon, which describes Agamemnon's return from the Trojan War and his murder at the hands of his wife, Clytemnestra, and continuing through Orestes' murder of Clytemnestra in Libation Bearers and his acquittal at Athena's court in Eumenides, the trilogy traces the evolution of justice in human society from blood vengeance to the rule of law. The story of the house of Atreus is a tale of incest, adultery, human sacrifice, cannibalism, and political intrigue. It is also a story in which human action is simultaneously willed and determined
Aeschylus by Aeschylus( Book )

793 editions published between 1614 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 4,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aeschylus (ca. 525-456 BCE), the dramatist who made Athenian tragedy one of the world's great art forms, witnessed the establishment of democracy at Athens and fought against the Persians at Marathon. He won the tragic prize at the City Dionysia thirteen times between ca. 499 and 458, and in his later years was probably victorious almost every time he put on a production, though Sophocles beat him at least once
The libation bearers by Aeschylus( Book )

273 editions published between 1777 and 2018 in 14 languages and held by 3,941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unfortunate result of the eagerness of modern commentators to lay stress on Aeschylus as a thinker and religious poet has been the frequent neglect to observe The Libation Bearers, like Agamemnon, is full of suspense, action, and skillfully contrived surprise
The Agamemnon of Aeschylus by Aeschylus( Book )

208 editions published between 1824 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Eumenides by Aeschylus( Book )

303 editions published between 1794 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 2,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sommerstein presents a freshly constituted text, with introduction and commentary, of Eumenides, the climactic play of the only surviving complete Greek tragic trilogy, the Oresteia of Aeschylus. Of all Athenian tragic dramas, Eumenides is most consciously designed to be relevant to the situation of the Athenian state at the time of its performance (458 B.C.) and seems to have contained daring innovations both in technique and in ideas. The introduction and commentary to this edition seek to bring out how Aeschylus shaped to his purpose the legends he inherited, and ended the tragic story of Agamemnon's family in a celebration of Athenian civic unity and justice. The commentary also pays attention to the linguistic, metrical and textual problems to be encountered by the reader
The complete Greek drama; all the extant tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides, and the comedies of Aristophanes and Menander, in a variety of translations by Whitney J Oates( Book )

10 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 2,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Furies by Aeschylus( )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in English and held by 1,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aeschylus was the first of the three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays can still be read or performed, the others being Sophocles and Euripides. He is often described as the father of tragedy: our knowledge of the genre begins with his work and our understanding of earlier tragedies is largely based on inferences from his surviving plays. Only seven of his estimated seventy to ninety plays have survived into modern times. Fragments of some other plays have survived in quotes and more continue to be discovered on Egyptian papyrus, often giving us surprising insights into his work
Aeschyli Tragoediae by Aeschylus( Book )

304 editions published between 1580 and 1991 in 8 languages and held by 1,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classical scholar and philologist Gottfried Hermann (1772-1848), professor of classics at Leipzig, was especially influential in the fields of Greek grammar and poetical metres. He was among the leading scholars who argued that an accurate knowledge of the Greek and Latin languages was crucial for understanding the intellectual life of the ancient world, and should be the chief aim of philology, the study of the development of languages. Only seven of the plays of Aeschylus, the father of Greek tragedy, survive in complete form, and Hermann's was the first critical edition to contain all of them. It was published in Leipzig in two volumes in 1852, four years after his death. Volume 2 contains Hermann's annotations on the texts, an essay on 'Aeschylus' errors about Ionia', and an essay on 'The scenes of The Oresteia'
Suppliants by Aeschylus( Book )

62 editions published between 1881 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Suppliants' tells the story of the Danaids, the fifty daughters of Danaus, who seemed destined for a dynastic marriage to their cousins, the fifty sons of Danaus's brother Aegyptus. However, when warned by the gods that his brother plans to murder him and his daughters, Danaus flees with the Danaids to Argos, where he is taken in by the King of Argos. Aegyptus challenges the people of Argos to give up their refugees, but the King and his people refuse, allowing the Danaids sanctuary
Nine Greek dramas by Aeschylus( Book )

40 editions published between 1909 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen Greek plays by Lane Cooper( Book )

9 editions published between 1943 and 1958 in English and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oresteia of Aeschylus by Aeschylus( Book )

25 editions published between 1893 and 2017 in English and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oresteia -- Agamemnon, Choephori, and The Eumenides -- depicts the downfall of the house of Atreus: after King Agamemnon is murdered by Clytemnestra, their son, Orestes, is commanded by Apollo to avenge the crime by killing his mother, and he does so, bringing on himself the wrath of the Furies and the judgment of Athens. Together, the three plays are one of the major achievements of Greek antiquity. - Publisher
Prometheus by Aeschylus( Book )

266 editions published between 1559 and 2015 in 16 languages and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vertaling van de Griekse tragedie
Greek tragedies by David Grene( Book )

13 editions published between 1942 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains translations of plays by Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides; a selection from The Complete Greek tragedies
The Agamemnon of Aeschylus : a commentary for students by Aeschylus( )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This commentary discusses Aeschylus' play Agamemnon (458 BC), which is one of the most popular of the surviving ancient Greek tragedies, and is the first to be published in English since 1958. It is designed particularly to help students who are tackling Aeschylus in the original Greek for the first time, and includes a reprint of D.L. Page's Oxford Classical Text of the play. The introduction defines the place of Agamemnon within the Oresteia trilogy as a whole, and the historical context in which the plays were produced. It discusses Aeschylus' handling of the traditional myth and the main ideas which underpin his overall design: such as the development of justice and the nature of human responsibility; and it emphasizes how the power of words, seen as ominous speech-acts which can determine future events, makes a central contribution to the play's dramatic momentum. Separate sections explore Aeschylus' use of theatrical resources, the role of the chorus, and the solo characters. Finally there is an analysis of Aeschylus' distinctive poetic style and use of imagery, and an outline of the transmission of the play from 458 BC to the first printed editions."--Publisher's website
Oresteia : Agamemnon, the Libation bearers, the Eumenides by Aeschylus( Book )

31 editions published between 1953 and 1992 in English and French and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief discussion of the life of Aeschylus and the structure of early tragedy accompanies a translation of the three plays based on H.W. Smyth's Loeb Classical Library text
 
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Aesc'hulos

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Aeschylus ancient Athenian playwright

Aeschylus, Atheniensis

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Aeschylus toneelschrijver uit Oude Athene (525v Chr-456v Chr)

Aeschylus Trag.

Aeschylus Tragicus

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Aeschylus (Αἰσχύλος)

Æskílos

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Aischúlos

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Aischylos.

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Aischylos aus Athen

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Aischylos griechischer Tragödiendichter

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Aischylos, von Eleusis

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Aischylus

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Aishils

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Aishīlūs

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Aishulos

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Āisḫūlūs

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Aisikuluosi, ca. 525-456 v.Chr.

Aiskhilos

Aiskhulos.

Aiskhylos

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Aiskhylos ca 525-456 f.Kr

aiskylos,

Aiskýlos, 525-456 f.Kr.

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Aiszkhülosz

Aiszkhülosz görög tragédiaköltő, a „tragédia atyja”

Ajschil

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Ajshil

Äschylos.

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Asẖīlūs

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ʾAysḵilos ca. 525-456 v.Chr

E̊schil

Eschil 525-456 aC

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Eschyle.

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Αἰσχύλος

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Αισχύλος, 525-456 π.Χ.

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אייסכילוס

איסכילאס

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إايسخيلوس

اسخلوس

اسخولوس

أسخولوس، 525-455 أو 6 ق.م

إسخيلوس

آشیلوس

ايسخلوس

إيسخليوس، 525-455 أو 6 ق.م

إيسخولوس

إيسخولوس، 525-455 أو 6 ق.م

ايسخيلوس

إيسخيلوس، 525-455 أو 6 ق.م

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एशिलस

ইস্কিলুস

ਐਸਕਲੀਅਸ

എസ്കിലസ്

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아이스퀼로스 B.C. 525-B.C 456

아이스킬로스

아이스킬로스 B.C. 525-B.C 456

アイスキュロス

アイスキュロス 古代ギリシアの悲劇詩人

埃斯库罗斯

埃斯库罗斯, ca. 525-456 v.Chr.

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