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Prometheus Bound, The Suppliants, Seven Against Thebes, The Persians

By: Aeshylus/Vellacott

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 9/23/2012

Seller ID: 9780140441123

ISBN: 0140441123

Condition: USED


'Your kindness to the human race has earned you this. A god who would not bow to the gods' anger - you Transgressing right, gave privileges to mortal men'Aeschylus (525-456 BC) brought a new grandeur and epic sweep to the drama of classical Athens, raising it to the status of high art. In Prometheus Bound the defiant Titan Prometheus is brutally punished by Zeus for daring to improve the state of wretchedness and servitude in which mankind is kept. The Suppliants tells the story of the fifty daughters of Danaus who must flee to escape enforced marriages, while Seven Against Thebe... View more info