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Lysanxia rated it liked it Nov 22, Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Elcetre rated it really liked it Aug 06, English Choose a language for shopping. As a youth, he worked at a vineyard until, according to the 2nd-century AD geographer Pausanias, the god Dionysus visited him in his sleep and commanded him to turn his attention to the nascent art of tragedy.

His family was both wealthy and well-established; his father Euphorion was a member of the Eupatridae, the ancient nobility of Attica. 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.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. As soon as he woke from the dream, the young Aeschylus began writing a tragedy, and his first performance took place in BC, when he was only 26 years old. According to some sources, an angry mob tried to kill Aeschylus on the spot, but he fled the scene.

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Manon rated it really liked it Sep 24, Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. 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.

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Victor Henry Debidour Translator. Learn sophoxle about Amazon Prime. There are no reliable sources for the life of Aeschylus.

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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. He is the earliest of the three Sophkcle tragedians whose plays survive extant, the others being Sophocles and Euripides. 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.

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