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Aeschylus

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Works: 6,073 works in 16,778 publications in 29 languages and 126,663 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Tragedies (Drama)  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Mythological plays  Comedy plays  Artists' books  Juvenile works  Dictionaries  Concordances 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Lyricist, Translator, Contributor, Creator, Librettist, Honoree, Dedicatee, Editor, Composer
Classifications: PA3825, 882.01
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Prometheus bound by Aeschylus( Book )
951 editions published between 1559 and 2015 in 19 languages and held by 7,164 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
Seven against Thebes by Aeschylus( Book )
449 editions published between 1585 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 3,857 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 Oresteia by Aeschylus( Book )
133 editions published between 1837 and 2014 in 16 languages and held by 2,772 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 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 )
2 editions published between 1938 and 1991 in English and held by 2,231 libraries worldwide
Agamemnon by Aeschylus( Book )
195 editions published between 1785 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 1,894 libraries worldwide
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Choephori by Aeschylus( Book )
387 editions published between 1776 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 1,888 libraries worldwide
The Oresteia by Aeschylus( Book )
10 editions published between 1975 and 1984 in English and held by 1,558 libraries worldwide
A trilogy of plays dramatizes the murder of Agamemnon by his wife, Clytemnestra, the revenge of her son, Orestes, and his judgement by the court of Athena
The Oresteia of Aeschylus by Aeschylus( Book )
62 editions published between 1893 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,538 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
Aeschyli septem quae supersunt tragoediae by Aeschylus( Book )
164 editions published between 1937 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 1,306 libraries worldwide
The Persians by Aeschylus( Book )
105 editions published between 1814 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 1,278 libraries worldwide
Combines the spellbinding dramatization of an actual battle with a searing indictment of war that transcends the centuries
Oresteia : Agamemnon, the Libation bearers, the Eumenides by Aeschylus( Book )
49 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 1,151 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
Aeschylus by Aeschylus( Book )
293 editions published between 1557 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 1,106 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
Greek tragedies by David Grene( Book )
3 editions published between 1960 and 1968 in English and held by 970 libraries worldwide
Contains translations of plays by Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides; a selection from The Complete Greek tragedies
The Oresteian trilogy : Agamemnon, the Choephori, the Eumenides by Aeschylus( Book )
60 editions published between 1956 and 1996 in English and held by 959 libraries worldwide
Comprised of three tragedies - The theme is the chain of murder and revenge within the royal family of Argus, a chain finally broken only by the intervention of the goddess Athene_______________
Suppliants by Aeschylus( Book )
20 editions published between 1970 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 885 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
The Eumenides by Aeschylus( Book )
69 editions published between 1832 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 617 libraries worldwide
Destinado a alumnos de educación básica y media
Tragödien und Fragmente by Aeschylus( Book )
84 editions published between 1938 and 1991 in 6 languages and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Eschyle by Aeschylus( Book )
127 editions published between 1844 and 1993 in 7 languages and held by 416 libraries worldwide
The Prometheus of Æschylus : with notes, for the use of colleges in the United States by Aeschylus( Book )
83 editions published between 1823 and 1901 in 4 languages and held by 279 libraries worldwide
Persians and other plays by Aeschylus( Book )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
La 4e de couverture indique : "Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly re-create the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals. Aeschylus' Oresteia, the only ancient tragic trilogy to survive, is one of the great foundational texts of Western culture. It begins with Agamemnon, which describes Agamemnon's return from the Trojan War and his murder at the hands of his wife Clytemnestra, continues with her murder by their son Orestes in Libation Bearers, and concludes with Orestes' acquittal at a court founded by Athena in Eumenides. The trilogy thus traces the evolution of justice in human society from blood vengeance to the rule of law, Aeschylus' contribution to a Greek legend steeped in murder, adultery, human sacrifice, cannibalism, and endless intrigue. This new translation is faithful to the strangeness of the original Greek and to its enduring human truth, expressed in language remarkable for poetic intensity, rich metaphorical texture, and a verbal density that modulates at times into powerful simplicity. The translation's precise but complicated rhythms honor the music of the Greek, bringing into unforgettable English the Aeschylean vision of a world fraught with spiritual and political tensions."
 
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Aeschulos
Aesc'hulos 0525?-0456 av. J.-C.
Aesc'hulos v525-v456
Aeschyle v525-v456
Aeschyles v525-v456
Aeschylos.
Aeschylos B.C. 525-B.C 456
Aeschylos ca 525-456 f.Kr
Aeschylos ca. 525-456 v.Chr
Aeschylos v525-v456
Æschylus
Aeschylus 0525?-0456 av. J.-C.
Aeschylus 525-456 aC
Aeschylus 525-456 B.C
Aeschylus 525-456 př. Kr
Aeschylus, 525 př. Kr.-456 př. Kr.
Aeschylus ancient Athenian playwright
Aeschylus Atheniensis v525-v456
Aeschylus ca 525-456 f.Kr
Aeschylus toneelschrijver uit Oude Athene (525v Chr-456v Chr)
Aeschylus Trag
Aeschylus Tragicus
Aeschylus Tragicus v525-v456
Æschylus v525-v456
Æskílos
Æskýlos
Aischilas
Aischils
Aischúlos
Aischulos ca. 525-456 v.Chr
Aischylos.
Ai̓schý́los 0525?-0456 av. J.-C.
Aischylos 525/4-458/6
Aischylos aus Athen
Aischylos B.C. 525-B.C 456
Aischylos ca. 525-456 v.Chr
Aischylos griechischer Tragödiendichter
Aischylos v525-v456
Aischylos von Eleusis v525-v456
Aischylus
Aischylus v525-v456
Aishils
Aishils v525-v456
Aishīlūs v525-v456
Aishulos
Aishulos 0525?-0456 av. J.-C.
Āisḫūlūs v525-v456
Aisikuluosi, ca. 525-456 v.Chr.
Aiskhilos
Aiskhulos.
Aiskhylos
Ai̓skhýlos 0525?-0456 av. J.-C.
Aiskhylos ca 525-456 f.Kr
Aiskylos
Aiskylos ca 525-456 f.Kr
Aiskylos ca. 525-456 v.Chr
Aiszkhülosz
Aiszkhülosz görög tragédiaköltő, a „tragédia atyja”
Ajschil mazedon. Sprachform v525-v456
Ajschylos.
Ajschylos ca 525-456 f.Kr
Ajschylos ca. 525-456 v.Chr
Ajschylos grecki dramaturg
Ajshil
Äschylos.
Äschylos ca 525-456 f.Kr
Äschylos v525-v456
Äschylus v525-v456
Asẖīlūs v525-v456
ʾAysḵilos ca. 525-456 v.Chr
E̊schil
Eschil 525-456 aC
Ėschil, ca. 525-456 v.Chr.
Ėschil v525-v456
Eschilis v525-v456
Eschilo.
Eschilo 525/4-458/6
Eschilo 525-456 aC
Eschilo 525-456 př. Kr
Eschilo, 525 př. Kr.-456 př. Kr.
Eschilo ca. 525-456 v.Chr
Eschilo tragediografo ateniese
Eschilo v525-v456
Eschilu
Eschyl 525-456 př. Kr
Eschyl, 525 př. Kr.-456 př. Kr.
Eschyle.
Eschyle 0525-0456 av.J.-C.
Eschyle 525-456 aC
Eschyle B.C. 525-B.C 456
Eschyle, ca 525-456 av. J.-C
Eschyle ca 525-456 f.Kr
Eschyle ca. 525-456 v.Chr
Eschyle plus ancien des trois grands tragiques grecs
Eschyle v525-v456
Eschylo
Eschylos.
Eschylos 525-456 aC
Eschylus
Eschylus 525/4-458/6
Eschylus ca. 525-456 v.Chr
Eschylus v525-v456
Eshil.
Eshil sin Euforionov
Eshil v525-v456
Esĥilo
Eshilos
Eskhil
Eskhil 525-456 aC
Eskili
Eskili 525-456 aC
Eskilo
Èsquil
Ésquilo
Esquilo 0525?-0456 av.J.C.
Esquilo 525-456 aC
Ésquilo ca 525-456 f.Kr
Esquilo ca. 525-456 v.Chr
Esquilo dramaturgo da antiga Grecia
Esquilo v525-v456
Esquilu
Esxil
Etsylo v525-v456
Eyskkilas v525-v456
Iskilos
Αiσχύλος
Αἰσχύλος
Αἰσχύ́λος 0525?-0456 av. J.-C.
Αισχύλος B.C. 525-B.C 456
Αισχύλος αρχαίος Έλληνας δραματικός ποιητής
Есхил
Есхіл
Эсхил
Эсхил, ca. 525-456 v.Chr.
Эсхил древнегреческий драматург
Эсхіл
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אייסכילוס
איסכילאס
איסכילוס
إايسخيلوس
إسخيلوس
آشیلوس
إيسخولوس
ايسخيلوس
ایس کلس
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
埃斯库罗斯
埃斯库罗斯, ca. 525-456 v.Chr.
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