Prometheus Bound

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Aeschylus was the first of the three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays can still be read or performed, the others being Sophocles and Euripides. He is often described as the father of tragedy: our knowledge of the genre begins with his work and our understanding of earlier tragedies is largely based on inferences from his surviving plays. Only seven of his estimated seventy to ninety plays have survived into modern times. Fragments of some other plays have survived in quotes and more continue to be discovered ...
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Overview

Aeschylus was the first of the three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays can still be read or performed, the others being Sophocles and Euripides. He is often described as the father of tragedy: our knowledge of the genre begins with his work and our understanding of earlier tragedies is largely based on inferences from his surviving plays. Only seven of his estimated seventy to ninety plays have survived into modern times. Fragments of some other plays have survived in quotes and more continue to be discovered on Egyptian papyrus, often giving us surprising insights into his work.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617208614
  • Publisher: Wilder Publications
  • Publication date: 4/16/2013
  • Pages: 54
  • Sales rank: 907,218
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.13 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 28, 2000

    The Altruistic Rebel

    This is the best play I have ever read, and I have read many, and even written a few. The Greek gods/goddesses were barbaric, and it is ironic that Prometheus, who created man and stole fire for him preceded these unjust tyrants, as tradition indicated that with succeeding generations, the gods became more civilized. Hephaestus regretted his orders to chain Prometheus and drive a through his heart to the rock, but performed the instructions of Zeus anyway. Prometheus provides, here, a clear indication of Christian values, and one wonders if the Muslim/Christian/Jewish God might use Prometheus as an alias.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 22, 2014

    Arizona

    Ari skipped inside cheerfully.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 22, 2014

    Holly

    ((I would join, but Reyna made a Camp Jupiter and Halfblood and Olympus d the Underworld and a main meet place for all four. I already joined that. And she lets there be ships -_-))

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 22, 2014

    Rhea

    She snapped her gum, doing her nails.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 24, 2014

    Dezrena

    Dezrena hummed siftly.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 22, 2014

    Henry

    He watched te lake roll underneath the dark cloudy skies, anticipating the coming rain.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 23, 2014

    Giles

    He sighed.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 30, 2014

    To Rose (extra)

    American Server....

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 24, 2014

    To Yang

    Yeah this will probably go over into the title... We

    To Yang
    <p>
    Yeah this will probably go over into the title... Well friend my dad broke my nook... Thus meaning I can't rp from my nook...although when I'm a school I can check in and etc. because I set up my own b&amp;n account and my school has free wifi :D.....until then I won't be on much...... ~|~ Julia/Rose</p>

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 16, 2014

    Haunted

    Hi. I'll be back tomorrow. Sometime after church and my friend's house yet again T-T sorry.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 16, 2014

    Bree//Haunted Whatever

    T-T My mom shut off the wifi. I'm doing this from my friend's phone.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 19, 2014

    Angel

    Gets up and flies on to a tree branch.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 6, 2014

    Raven

    Uh hi...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 9, 2014

    delilah

    Readsssss

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 1, 2014

    Asher

    Whatsbwrong

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 29, 2014

    Seth

    Walks in

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 30, 2014

    Jonathan

    Sits, and thinks

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 28, 2014

    Yin

    She enters gloomily....

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 25, 2014

    Coal

    "Okay soren let try this again. LET THE PILKLES COME!" He said flying up into the air

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 26, 2014

    Soren

    Looks around

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