Seven Against Thebes / Edition 1

Seven Against Thebes / Edition 1

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by Aeschylus
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195070070

ISBN-13: 2900195070070

Pub. Date: 04/28/1991

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Third play of a trilogy (the other two are lost) about the doomed family of Laius and Oedipus and his sons. After the city of Thebes has banished Oedipus, the former ruler's sons vie for the crown. The victor, Eteocles, expels his brother, Polyneices, who flees to Argos and recruits a force of seven champions to lead an assault on Thebes, with a tragic outcome.

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Third play of a trilogy (the other two are lost) about the doomed family of Laius and Oedipus and his sons. After the city of Thebes has banished Oedipus, the former ruler's sons vie for the crown. The victor, Eteocles, expels his brother, Polyneices, who flees to Argos and recruits a force of seven champions to lead an assault on Thebes, with a tragic outcome.

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ISBN-13:
2900195070070
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/28/1991
Series:
Greek Tragedy in New Translations Series
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
112

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