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Khaled Assandi rated it liked it Jun 15, July 27, Sold by: Return to Book Page. His family was both wealthy and well-established; his father Euphorion was a member of the Eupatridae, the ancient nobility of Attica.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Thomas rated it liked it Apr 04, Aeschylus was one of many Greeks who sophcole been initiated into the Eleusinian Mysteries, a cult to Demeter based in his hometown of Eleusis. This naval battle holds a prominent place in The Persians, his oldest surviving play, which was performed in BC and won first prize at the Dionysia. At least one of Aeschylus’s works was influenced by the Persian invasion of Greece, which took place during his lifetime. In he was called into military service again, this time against Xerxes’ invading forces at the Battle of Salamis.
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Snake rated it really liked it Sep 25, Corey rated it liked it May 08, Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Edgard rated it it was amazing Dec 30, As soon as he woke from sophoclee dream, the young Aeschylus began writing a tragedy, and his first performance took place in BC, when he was only 26 years old. Get to Know Us. Lysanxia rated it liked it Nov 22, According to some sources, an angry mob tried to kill Aeschylus on the spot, but he fled the scene.
But in the interim, his dramatic career was interrupted by war.
Les Choéphores, Euripide: Electre, Sophocle: Electre by Aeschylus
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The armies of the Persian Empire, which had already conquered the Greek city-states of Ionia, entered mainland Greece in the hopes of conquering it as well. Eoectre to Read saving…. Nevertheless, according to Aristotle, it was alleged that Aeschylus had placed clues about the secret rites in his seventh tragedy, Prometheus Bound.
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Unfortunately, only seven of an estimated 70 plays by Aeschylus have survived into modern times; one of these plays, Prometheus Boundis sometimes thought not to be the work of Aeschylus. After fifteen years, his skill was great enough to win a prize for his plays electe Athens’ annual city Dionysia playwriting competition. When he stood trial for his offense, Aeschylus pleaded ignorance and was only spared because of his brave service in the Persian Wars.
The war was so important to Greeks and to Aeschylus himself that, upon his death around BC, his epitaph included a reference to his participation in the Greek victory at Marathon but not to his success as a playwright. Marie-Savine rated it liked it Oct 28, Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Spphocle.
Aeschylus, an ancient Greek playwright, is often recognized as the father or the founder of tragedy. Lists with This Book.