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Author: Aeschylus.; James Scully; C J Herington
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1975.
Series: Greek tragedy in new translations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Tragedies
Drama
Plays
Named Person: Prometheus, (Greek deity); Prometheus, (Greek deity)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aeschylus.; James Scully; C J Herington
ISBN: 0195019342 9780195019346
OCLC Number: 1661318
Description: ix, 117 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Greek tragedy in new translations.
Other Titles: Prometheus bound.
Responsibility: Aeschylus ; translated by James Scully and C.J. Herington.

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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.

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