The Plays of Aeschylus (Classic Reprint)

The Plays of Aeschylus (Classic Reprint)

by Aeschylus Aeschylus
     
 

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Whilst the taste genius and knowledge of the antients, have been universally felt and acknowledged in every other part of polite literature, it is matter of admiration to consider, that the Greek Theatre should so long have remained in neglect and obscurity. In philosophy, morals, oratory, and heroic poetry, in every art and

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Excerpt from The Plays of Aeschylus

Whilst the taste genius and knowledge of the antients, have been universally felt and acknowledged in every other part of polite literature, it is matter of admiration to consider, that the Greek Theatre should so long have remained in neglect and obscurity. In philosophy, morals, oratory, and heroic poetry, in every art and science, we look back to Greece, as the standard and model of perfection: the ruins of Athens afford, even to this day, fresh pleasure and delight; and nothing but her stage seems to be forgotten by us. Homer, Xenophon, Demosthenes, and many other eminent Greek writers, have of late years put on an English habit, and gained admission even into what is called polite company; whilst. Æschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, still lurk in schools and colleges; and very seldom make their appearance, at least with dirty leaves, in the libraries of the great.

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ISBN-13:
9781330269428
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
06/02/2015
Pages:
458
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.93(d)

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