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Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Tragedies (Drama)  History  Comedy plays  Mythological plays  Juvenile works  Dictionaries  Illustrated works  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Contributor, Translator, Librettist, Lyricist, Creator, Honoree, Dedicatee, Editor, Composer, Collector, Performer
Classifications: PA3825, 882.01
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Publications about Aeschylus
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Most widely held works by Aeschylus
Prometheus bound by Aeschylus( Book )
973 editions published between 1552 and 2016 in 18 languages and held by 5,461 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
The Persians by Aeschylus( Book )
739 editions published between 1804 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 4,442 libraries worldwide
Combines the spellbinding dramatization of an actual battle with a searing indictment of war that transcends the centuries
Agamemnon by Aeschylus( Book )
771 editions published between 1785 and 2017 in 25 languages and held by 3,777 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 )
343 editions published between 1779 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 3,372 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
Aeschylus. by Aeschylus( Book )
687 editions published between 1614 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 2,804 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 Eumenides by Aeschylus( Book )
366 editions published between 1794 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 2,541 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 Agamemnon of Aeschylus by Aeschylus( Book )
210 editions published between 1823 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,044 libraries worldwide
Delight in the telling of the ancient story of Agamemnon and his return home after his victory in the Trojan War by Greek playwright Aeschylus
The Oresteia by Aeschylus( Book )
465 editions published between 1863 and 2017 in 24 languages and held by 1,836 libraries worldwide
Agamemnon -- The libation-bearers -- The furies
The Oresteia by Aeschylus( Book )
29 editions published between 1975 and 1998 in English and held by 1,821 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 )
64 editions published between 1893 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,522 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 Tragoediae : cum incerti poetae Prometheo by Aeschylus( Book )
349 editions published between 1580 and 1998 in 8 languages and held by 1,468 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'
Aeschylus by Aeschylus( Book )
73 editions published between 1906 and 1988 in 5 languages and held by 1,314 libraries worldwide
Aeschyli septem quae supersunt tragoediae by Aeschylus( Book )
166 editions published between 1937 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 1,294 libraries worldwide
The libation bearers by Aeschylus( Book )
183 editions published between 1777 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 1,291 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
Nine Greek dramas by Aeschylus( Book )
27 editions published between 1909 and 2010 in English and held by 1,210 libraries worldwide
Suppliants by Aeschylus( Book )
58 editions published between 1881 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,200 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
Fifteen Greek plays by Lane Cooper( Book )
8 editions published between 1943 and 1958 in English and held by 1,112 libraries worldwide
The Prometheus bound of Aeschylus and the fragments of the Prometheus unbound by Aeschylus( Book )
86 editions published between 1866 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 997 libraries worldwide
Persians and other plays by Aeschylus( Book )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Persians / translated by Janet Lembke and C.J. Herington -- Seven against Thebes / translated by Anthony Hecht and Helen H. Bacon -- Suppliants / translated by Janet Lembke -- Prometheus bound / translated by James Scully and C.J. Herington
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アイスキュロス 古代ギリシアの悲劇詩人
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