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Fragments ❮Ebook❯ ➮ Fragments ➯ Author Aeschylus – Thomashillier.co.uk Aeschylus ca 525 456 BCE the dramatist who made Athenian tragedy one of the world's great art forms witnessed the establishment of democracy at Athens and fought against the Persians at Marathon He wo Aeschylus ca BCE the dramatist who made Athenian tragedy one of the world's great art forms witnessed the establishment of democracy at Athens and fought against the Persians at Marathon He won the tragic prize at the City Dionysia thirteen times between ca and and in his later years was probably victorious almost every time he put on a production though Sophocles beat him at least onceOf his total of about eighty plays seven survive complete The third volume of this edition collects all the major Fragments of lost Aeschylean plays.


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  1. Elie F Elie F says:

    For chariot on chariot corpse upon corpse horses on horses were piled in confusionAnd now his approach is chilling us like a north wind coming upon sailors unprepared for itAnd you did not respect the sacred honor of the thigh bond ungrateful that you were for those countless kissesTo him who labors the gods owe glory which is the offspring of toilBut he who himself sang that song who himself attended that feast who himself spoke those words he himself it is who has killed my sonAeschylus' remaining fragments are so great even greater than Homer Sophoclesand Euripides to some extent What a shame that most of his plays were lost


  2. Hasna Hasna says:

    Approx 2amI honestly only read the fragments from plays that are about or have mentioned Achilles And those areMemnôn fragments 57 58Myrmidones fragments 59 66Nêreïdes fragments 72 75Phryges ê Hektoros Lytra fragments 146 149Some fragments worth uoting in my opinionFragment 62“Antilochus bewail me the living rather than him the dead; for I have lost my all”That one hit me hard Also I particularly loved fragment 147“But that man was gentler than mulberries are soft”King Priam referring to his son Hector Oof


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