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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 The field of doom bears death as its harvest. Quote Right
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Quote Left Self-will in the man who does not reckon wisely is by itself the weakest of all things. Quote Right
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Quote Left Exiles feed on hope. Quote Right
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Quote Left I would far rather be ignorant than wise in the foreboding of evil. Quote Right
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Quote Left In the lack of judgment great harm arises, but one vote cast can set right a house. Quote Right
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