Most widely held works about Aeschylus
Most widely held works by Aeschylus
Prometheus bound by Aeschylus ( Book )
187 editions published between 1827 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 5,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the greatest of the classical Greek dramas, based on the Greek legend of the Titan demi-god who, against the will of Zeus, stole fire from the gods for the benefit of man. His terrible punishment by Zeus, and his continuing defiance of Zeus in the face of that punishment, remain universal symbols of man's vulnerability in any struggle with the gods
Agamemnon by Aeschylus ( Book )
370 editions published between 1785 and 2013 in 22 languages and held by 4,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Agamemnon makes a powerful impact on most audiences, even if they are unacquainted with the techniques of Aeschylean tragedy. Its subject is the human condition in its widest aspect
The Oresteia by Aeschylus ( Book )
98 editions published between 1846 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 3,802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A trilogy of plays dramatizes the murder of Agamemnon by his wife, Clytaemnestra, the revenge of her son, Orestes, and his judgement by the court of Athena
Seven against Thebes by Aeschylus ( Book )
106 editions published between 1853 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The third and final play in Aeschylus' Oedipodea trilogy, Seven Against Thebes is the only one of the three plays that has survived intact to this day. During the course of the action-packed play, seven would-be usurpers storm the city's gates in a series of brutal attacks. Will the family -- still weakened by the curse put on its patriarch, Oedipus -- be able to marshal the strength to fight back?
The Agamemnon of Aeschylus by Aeschylus ( Book )
139 editions published between 1823 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Agamemnon of Aeschylus is the first play in The Trilogy of the Oresteia, which deals with the eternal problem of the evil act causing vengeance which wreaks more evil which must be avenged. Aeschylus declares that the new ruler in heaven, Zeus, heralds the end of this cycle and the beginning of hope. Zeus has suffered and sinned and grown wise, and thereby shows humans how to grow wise also
Aeschylus by Aeschylus ( Book )
151 editions published between 1825 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 2,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete Greek drama : all the extant tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides, and the comedies of Aristophanes and Menander, in a variety of translations by Whitney J Oates ( Book )
6 editions published between 1938 and 1963 in English and held by 2,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Persians by Aeschylus ( Book )
49 editions published between 1829 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Combines the spellbinding dramatization of an actual battle with a searing indictment of war that transcends the centuries
The libation-bearers by Aeschylus ( )
11 editions published between 1889 and 2001 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 1,910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unfortunate result of the eagerness of modern commentators to lay stress on Aeschylus as a thinker and religious poet has been the frequent neglect to observe The Libation Bearers, like Agamemnon, is full of suspense, action, and skillfully contrived surprise
The Eumenides by Aeschylus ( Book )
90 editions published between 1821 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Destinado a alumnos de educación básica y media
The Oresteia of Aeschylus by Aeschylus ( Book )
37 editions published between 1893 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Oresteia -- Agamemnon, Choephori, and The Eumenides -- depicts the downfall of the house of Atreus: after King Agamemnon is murdered by Clytemnestra, their son, Orestes, is commanded by Apollo to avenge the crime by killing his mother, and he does so, bringing on himself the wrath of the Furies and the judgment of Athens. Together, the three plays are one of the major achievements of Greek antiquity. - Publisher
Suppliants by Aeschylus ( Book )
45 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
'Suppliants' tells the story of the Danaids, the fifty daughters of Danaus, who seemed destined for a dynastic marriage to their cousins, the fifty sons of Danaus's brother Aegyptus. However, when warned by the gods that his brother plans to murder him and his daughters, Danaus flees with the Danaids to Argos, where he is taken in by the King of Argos. Aegyptus challenges the people of Argos to give up their refugees, but the King and his people refuse, allowing the Danaids sanctuary
The complete Greek tragedies by David Grene ( Book )
16 editions published between 1953 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nine Greek dramas by Aeschylus ( Book )
30 editions published between 1909 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The furies by Aeschylus ( )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This classic trilogy by the great tragedian deals with the bloody history of the House of Atreus. Grand in style, rich in diction and dramatic dialogue, the plays embody Aeschylus' concerns with the destiny and fate of both individuals and the state, all played out under the watchful eye of the gods
Fifteen Greek plays by Lane Cooper ( Book )
7 editions published between 1943 and 1958 in English and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Greek tragedies by David Grene ( Book )
12 editions published between 1942 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains translations of plays by Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides; a selection from The Complete Greek tragedies
The tragedies of Aeschylus by Aeschylus ( Book )
133 editions published between 1777 and 1967 in 4 languages and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains the seven extant plays of Aeschylus
Persae by Aeschylus ( Book )
68 editions published between 1814 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oresteia : Agamemnon, the Libation bearers, the Eumenides by Aeschylus ( )
17 editions published between 1953 and 1991 in English and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A brief discussion of the life of Aeschylus and the structure of early tragedy accompanies a translation of the three plays based on H.W. Smyth's Loeb Classical Library text
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