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Aeschylus

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Comprehensive information about Aeschylus including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Æschylus (es′ki-lus) or Aeschylus was the father of the Greek tragedy, who distinguished himself as a soldier both at Marathon and Salamis before he figured as a poet; wrote, it is said, some seventy dramas, of which only seven are extant—the "Suppliants," the "Persæ," the "Seven against Thebes," the "Prometheus Bound," the "Agamemnon," the "Choephori," and the "Eumenides," his plays being trilogies; born at Eleusis and died in Sicily (525-456 B.C.). This educational Aeschylus resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left Who apart from the gods is without pain for his whole lifetime's length? Quote Right
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Quote Left Memory is the mother of all wisdom. Quote Right
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Quote Left I say you must not win an unjust case by oaths. Quote Right
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Quote Left If you pour oil and vinegar into the same vessel, you would call them not friends but opponents. Quote Right
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Quote Left And though all streams flow from a single course to cleanse the blood from polluted hand, they hasten on their course in vain. Quote Right
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