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Suppliants and Other Dramas
     

Suppliants and Other Dramas

by Aeschylus, Michael Ewans (Translator)
 
Suppliants dramatizes the powerful story of the daughters of Danaos, determined not to be forced into marriage against their will. Seven Against Thebes vividly evokes the tensions in a city under siege, as Eteokles fends off an invading force led by his brother. Persians portrays with sympathy the sufferings inflicted on Persia when the Greeks defeated Xerxes;

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Suppliants dramatizes the powerful story of the daughters of Danaos, determined not to be forced into marriage against their will. Seven Against Thebes vividly evokes the tensions in a city under siege, as Eteokles fends off an invading force led by his brother. Persians portrays with sympathy the sufferings inflicted on Persia when the Greeks defeated Xerxes; invasion force at Salamis. Prometheus Bound is an allegorical drama of cosmic strife between Zeus and Prometheus.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780460877558
Publisher:
Everyman Paperback
Publication date:
05/15/1996
Series:
Everyman Paperback Classics Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.73(d)

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