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Seven against Thebes

Aeschylus

Seven against Thebes

and Prometheus bound

by Aeschylus

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 96 p. 0 -- Seven against Thebes (Greek mythology) -- Drama,
  • Prometheus (Greek mythology) -- Drama

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated by Peter Arnott.
    GenreDrama
    ContributionsAeschylus., Arnott, Peter D.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p.
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23762508M

      Seven Against Thebes opens with Eteocles calling forth every man in the city, whether child or aged, to the fight and the threat, which is at ne must be ready to defend the city in battle. At that moment, the Scout enters with news that the enemy is just outside the walls and is Aeschylus' Seven Against Thebes (Hepta epi Thēbas; Latinized as Septem contra Thebas) was originally performed at the City Dionysia of B.C., as the final tragedy in a trilogy about the family of Oedipus (aka the House of Labdacus). Aeschylus won 1st prize for his tetralogy (the trilogy and a satyr play). Of these four plays, only Seven Against Thebes has ://

    AESCHYLUS was a Greek tragedian who flourished in Athens in the early C5th B.C. Of the 76 plays he is known to have written only seven survive The Persians, 2. Seven Against Thebes, 3. Suppliant Women, 4 - 6. The Oresteia Trilogy (Agamemnon, Libation Bearers or Choephori and The Eumenides), 7. Prometheus Bound. The last of these, however SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics. This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of The Seven against Thebes by Aeschylus. In BC, Aeschylus’ Seven against Thebes was performed in the Great Dionysia, an

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ISBN. Title. Seven Against Thebes. Author. Aeschylus & Translated by Ian Johnston & Ian Crowe. Publisher. Richer Resources Publications.

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It concerns the battle between an Argive army led by Polynices and the army of Thebes led by Eteocles and his supporters. The trilogy won the first prize at the City Dionysia.

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MORSHEAD, MA. INTRODUCTION. The surviving dramas of Aeschylus are seven in number, though he is believed to have written nearly a hundred during his life of sixty nine years, from B.C. to   The Seven Against Thebes Scene Within the Citadel of Thebes.

There is an altar with the statues of several gods visible. A crowd of citizens are present as ETEOCLES enters with his attendants. ETEOCLES.

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Seven Against Thebes is the third play in an Oedipus-themed trilogy produced by Aeschylus in BC. The trilogy is sometimes referred to as the Oedipodea. It concerns the battle between an Argive army led by Polynices and the army of Thebes led by Eteocles and his supporters.

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The seven against Thebes. [Aeschylus.; Christopher Mounsey Dawson; Eric Alfred Havelock] -- When Oedipus, King of Thebes, realized he had married his own mother and had two sons and two daughters with her, he blinded himself and cursed his sons to