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Aeschylus and War : Comparative Perspectives on Seven Against Thebes.

Author: Isabelle Torrance
Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2017.
Series: Routledge monographs in classical studies.
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Torrance, Isabelle.
Aeschylus and War : Comparative Perspectives on Seven Against Thebes.
Florence : Taylor and Francis, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Isabelle Torrance
ISBN: 9781317196488 1317196481
OCLC Number: 973187238
Description: 1 online resource (241 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of figures; Acknowledgements; Contributors; 1 Aeschylus and war; PART I Modern perspectives; 2 Aeschylus on war: a conversation with Lieutenant Colonel Kristen Janowsky; 3 Aeschylus, gangland Naples, and the Siege of Sarajevo: Mario Martone's Teatro di Guerra; 4 Thebes as high-collateral-damage target: moral accountability for killing in Aeschylus' Seven against Thebes; PART II Ancient perspectives; 5 Greek armies against towns: siege warfare and the Seven against Thebes; 6 Eteocles and Thebes in Aeschylus' Seven against Thebes. 7 The music of war in Aeschylus' Seven against Thebes8 Fathers and sons in war: Seven against Thebes, Pythian 8, and the polemics of genre; PART III The destruction of Thebes, ancient and modern; 9 Aeschylus and the destruction of Thebes: what did Apollo's oracle mean?; 10 The destruction of Thebes in Brecht's Antigone (1948); Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Routledge monographs in classical studies.

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Civil war, fratricide, a city under siege and women in mortal terror - these are the themes of Aeschylus' Seven Against Thebes, a tragedy that Aeschylus himself (or at least his persona in Read more...

 
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