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"Know not to revere human things too much." -- Aeschylus
Aeschylus ( ; , Aiskhulos; c. 524/525 BC — c. 455/456 BC) was the first of the three ancient Greek tragedians whose work has survived, the others being Sophocles and Euripides, and is often recognized as the father of tragedy. His name derives from the Greek word aiskhos (??????), meaning "shame". According to Aristotle, he expanded the number of characters in plays to allow for conflict among them; previously, characters interacted only with the chorus. Only seven of an estimated seventy to ninety plays by Aeschylus have survived into modern times; there is an ongoing debate about the authorship of one of these plays, Prometheus Bound.

At least one of Aeschylus's works was influenced by the Persian invasion of Greece, which took place during his lifetime. His play The Persians remains a good primary source of information about this period in Greek history. The war was so important to the Greeks and to Aeschylus himself that, upon his death around 456 BC, his epitaph commemorated his participation in the Greek victory at Marathon rather than his success as a playwright.

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Total Books: 602
The Fall of the House of Atreus
2017 - The Fall of the House of Atreus (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781783190966
ISBN-10: 1783190965
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Oresteian Trilogy
2017 - The Oresteian Trilogy (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781542709231
ISBN-10: 1542709237
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Prometheus Bound
2017 - Prometheus Bound (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781542526722
ISBN-10: 1542526728
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Agamemnon
2016 - Agamemnon (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781537484303
ISBN-10: 1537484303
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Persians
2016 - The Persians (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781537078779
ISBN-10: 1537078771
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Oresteia
2016 - Oresteia [Oberon Classics] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781783199006
ISBN-10: 1783199008
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Lyrical Dramas of Aeschylus Annotated Edition
2015 - The Lyrical Dramas of Aeschylus Annotated Edition (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9783849693107
ISBN-10: 3849693104
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Oresteia
2015 - The Oresteia [Modern Plays] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781474274319
ISBN-10: 1474274315
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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All That You've Seen Here Is God New Versions of Four Greek Tragedies Sophocles' Ajax Philoctetes Women of Trachis Aeschylus' Prometheus Bound
Prometheus Trilogy Prometheus Bound  translated by Henry David Thoreau  with fragments and descriptions of  Prometheus Unbound and  Prometheus the Fire Bearer
The Suppliants
2014 - The Suppliants (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781502797902
ISBN-10: 1502797909
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Oresteia Agamemnon The Libation Bearers and The Eumenides
2014 - The Oresteia Agamemnon the Libation Bearers and the Eumenides [Bloomsbury Revelations] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781472526793
ISBN-10: 1472526791
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction
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Thebes
2014 - Thebes [Modern Plays] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781472570987
ISBN-10: 1472570987
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Aeschylus I The Persians The Seven Against Thebes The Suppliant Maidens Prometheus Bound
2013 - Aeschylus I the Persians the Seven Against Thebes the Suppliant Maidens Prometheus Bound [The Complete Greek Tragedies] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780226311432
ISBN-10: 0226311430
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Aeschylus II The Oresteia
2013 - Aeschylus II the Oresteia [The Complete Greek Tragedies] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780226311463
ISBN-10: 0226311465
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Prometheus Bound Prometheus Unbound
2011 - Prometheus Bound Prometheus Unbound (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780943742199
ISBN-10: 0943742196
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Persians Seven against Thebes and Suppliants
2011 - Persians Seven Against Thebes and Suppliants [Johns Hopkins New Translations from Antiquity] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781421400648
ISBN-10: 1421400642
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction
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The Complete Aeschylus Volume I The Oresteia
2010 - The Complete Aeschylus Volume I the Oresteia [Greek Tragedy in New Translations] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780199753635
ISBN-10: 0199753636
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Aeschyli Et Sophoclis Tragoediae Et Fragmenta
2010 - Aeschyli Et Sophoclis Tragoediae Et Fragmenta [1842 - Latin Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781162552415
ISBN-10: 1162552417
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Aeschyli Persae Ad Fidem Manuscriptorum
2010 - Aeschyli Persae Ad Fidem Manuscriptorum [1826 - Latin Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781161283815
ISBN-10: 1161283811
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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House of Atreus Being Agamemnon
2010 - House of Atreus Being Agamemnon (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781147282122
ISBN-10: 1147282129
Genre: History
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2010 - The Persians and Other Plays [Penguin Classics] (Paperback)
 
2010 - Aeschylos' Werke Volumes 1-4 [German Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Tragdien Choephoren [German Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Aischylos Kai Sophokles [Latin Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Perser Und Agamemnon [1837 - German Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Aeschylea Orestia [Latin Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Schyli Tragedi Ex Ed Cg Schtz [Italian Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Griechische Tragoedien Volume 2 [German Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Dramas (Paperback)
2010 - L'orestie Trilogie Tragique [French Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Die Tragdien Des Aeschylos [German Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Griechische Tragoedien Bd Sophokles Oedipus [Tyrannus German Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Aeschylus Ex Novissima [Latin Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Persae [Latin Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Aeschylos Agamemnon [German Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Sieben Gegen Theben [German Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Thtre D'eschyle [French Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Agamemnon a Tragedy [Danish Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Des Aischylos Werke Volume 1 [German Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - The Persae of Aeschylus [Greek Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - I Sette a Tebe [Italian Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Aeschyli Choephorae [Latin Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Les Perses [French Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Aeschyli Persae [Latin Edition] (Paperback)
2009 - Schylos Orestie Mit Erklrenden [German Edition] (Hardcover)
2009 - Aeschylus in English Verse [V.1 - 1906-08] (Paperback)
2009 - Tragedies D'eschyle [1770 - French Edition] (Hardcover)Paperback
2009 - Eschyle Traduction Nouvelle [1893 - French Edition] (Paperback)Hardcover
2009 - Aeschyli Tragoediae Quae Extant Septem [1746 - Latin Edition] (Paperback)
2009 - L'agamemnon D'eschyle [1901 - French Edition] (Paperback)Hardcover
2009 - Greek Tragedy [Penguin Classics] (Paperback)
 
2009 - Aeschyli Tragoediae V2 Quae Supersunt [1823 - Latin Edition] (Paperback)
2009 - The Complete Aeschylus Volume II Persians and Other Plays [Greek Tragedy in New Translations] (Paperback)Hardcover
2009 - Persians and Other Plays [Oxford World's Classics] (Paperback)Hardcover
2009 - Aeschylus III Fragments [Loeb Classical Library No. 505] (Hardcover)
2009 - Aischylos Agamemnon [1885 - Latin Edition] (Paperback)
2009 - Aeschyli Septem Adversus Thebas [1875 - Latin Edition] (Hardcover)
2009 - Aeschylus Perser [1869 - German Edition] (Hardcover)
2009 - Aeschyli Agamemnon [1855 - Latin Edition] (Hardcover)Paperback
2009 - Aeschyli Tragoediae V1-v2 [1827 - Latin Edition] (Hardcover)Paperback
2008 - Suppliant Maidens and Other Plays [Large Print Edition] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
2008 - Aeschylus Ex Novissima Recensione [1867 - Latin Edition] (Hardcover)Paperback
2008 - Aeschyli Choephoroi [1899 - Latin Edition] (Hardcover)Paperback
2008 - Aeschyli Tragoediae V3 [1830 - Latin Edition] (Hardcover)Paperback
2008 - Aeschyli Fabulae [1893 - Latin Edition] (Paperback)
2004 - Oresteia Aeschylus [Greek Tragedy in New Translations] (Paperback)Hardcover
2004 - Five Great Greek Tragedies [Thrift Edition] (Paperback)
2004 - The Oresteia Agamemnon Choephoroe Eumenides [Everyman's Library Classics] (Hardcover)Hardcover
2004 - The Oresteia Agamemnon Choephoroe Eumenides [Everyman's Library Cloth] (Hardcover)Hardcover
 
1993 - Agamemnon a Commentary and Radical New Translation [Thormynd Greek Literature] (Other)
1991 - Plays (Paperback)
1991 - Seven Against Thebes [Greek Tragedy in New Translations] (Paperback)Hardcover
1991 - Persians [Greek Tragedy in New Translations] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1989 - Aeschylus Eumenides [Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1988 - Choephori [Clarendon Paperbacks] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1985 - Septem Contra Thebas [Oxford Classical Texts] (Hardcover)
1983 - Aeschylus Prometheus Bound [Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics] (Hardcover)Paperback
1979 - The Prometheus Bound [Greek Texts and Commentaries] (Hardcover)
1979 - The Serpent Son Aeschylus Oresteia [Translations from Greek and Roman Authors] (Hardcover)Paperback
1973 - Septem Quae Supersunt Tragoediae [Oxford Classical Texts] (Hardcover)
1970 - Eumenides [Prentice-Hall Greek drama series] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1970 - The Libation Bearers [Prentice-Hall Greek drama series] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1970 - Choephoroe [Prentice-Hall Greek drama series] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1970 - The Seven Against Thebes [Prentice-Hall Greek drama series] (Hardcover)
1966 - The Oresteia of Aeschlyus [2 Vol. Set] (Hardcover)
Works V 1 [Loeb Classical Library] (Hardcover)
Works V 2 [Loeb Classical Library] (Hardcover)
Aeschylus Two [Complete Greek Tragedies] (Paperback)
The Choephoroe ["the Libation Bearers'] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
Aeschylus Persians [Classical Texts Ser.] (Paperback)
Les Danaides [Actes Sud-Papiers - French Edition] (Paperback)
Tragoediae Cum Incerti Poetae Prometheo [Bibliotheca scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana] (Hardcover)
Supplices [Bibliotheca scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana] (Paperback)
Greek Tragedy Volume 1 [Paperback Chikuma - Japanese Edition] (Other)
Tragedii [Literaturnye pamiatniki] (Other)
La Orestia [Erasmo, textos bilingues - Spanish Edition] (Other)
Le Coefore Fra Genos E Polis La Scelta Di Oreste [Il filo di Arianna - Italian Edition] (Other)