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The seven against Thebes

Aeschylus

The seven against Thebes

by Aeschylus

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Published by G. Allen & Unwin, Ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Thebes (Greece)
    • Subjects:
    • Seven against Thebes (Greek mythology) -- Drama.,
    • Polyneices (Greek mythology) -- Drama.,
    • Eteocles (Greek mythology) -- Drama.,
    • Thebes (Greece) -- Drama.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementtranslated into English rhyming verse with introduction and notes by Gilbert Murray...
      GenreDrama.
      ContributionsMurray, Gilbert, 1866- tr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA3827.S4 M8 1935
      The Physical Object
      Pagination89 p.
      Number of Pages89
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6320032M
      LC Control Number35008342
      OCLC/WorldCa2579024

        Aeschylus I contains “The Persians,” translated by Seth Benardete; “The Seven Against Thebes,” translated by David Grene; “The Suppliant Maidens,” translated by Seth Benardete; and “Prometheus Bound,” translated by David Grene. Sixty years ago, the University of Chicago Press undertook a momentous project: a new translation of the Greek tragedies that would be the ultimate. The Seven Against Thebes (first produced in B.C.) was the final play in a trilogy (the other two are lost) dramatizing the well-known legend of Laius and his son Oedipus. In this culminating play, Oedipus is dead after his banishment from Thebes, and his two sons vie for the crown.

      The Suppliant Maidens, The Persians, The Seven Against Thebes, The Prometheus Bound of Aeschylus, by Aeschylus, trans. by E. D. A. Morshead (Gutenberg text) Filed under: Seven against Thebes (Greek mythology) -- Romances. The Siege of Thebes, by John Lydgate, ed. by Robert Edwards (HTML at Rochester) Items below (if any) are from related and. Seven against Thebes (Greek mythology) -- Drama (7 titles) Seven against Thebes (Greek mythology) -- Romances (1 title) Seven bodies of man (Occultism): see Bodies of man (Occultism) Seven capital sins: see Deadly sins; Seven Cities of Cibola: see Cibola, Seven Cities of; Seven .

      Genre/Form: Drama: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Aeschylus. Seven against Thebes. Cambridge: University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type. The Seven Against Thebes. Aeschylus Listen 2 weeks for free! 31 pages. Author Aeschylus Type E-book. Series Plays by Aeschylus.


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