The Persians and Other Plays: The Persians / Prometheus Bound / Seven Against Thebes / the Suppliants download free [PDF and Ebook] by Aeschylus

The Persians and Other Plays: The Persians / Prometheus Bound / Seven Against Thebes / the Suppliants download free [PDF and Ebook] by Aeschylus year 2010
  • Book name: The Persians and Other Plays: The Persians / Prometheus Bound / Seven Against Thebes / the Suppliants
  • Author: Aeschylus
  • Release date: 2010/8/20
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780140449990
  • Rating: 7.68 of 10
  • Votes: 810
  • Review by: Jewel Burchett
  • Review rating: 7.46 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/9
  • Total pages: 304
  • Includes a PDF summary of 28 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Aeschylus (525-456 BC) brought a new grandeur and epic sweep to the drama of classical Athens, raising it to the status of high art. The Persians, the only Greek tragedy to deal with events from recent Athenian history, depicts the final defeat of Persia in the battle of Salamis, through the eyes of the Persian court of King Xerxes, becoming a tragic lesson in tyranny. In Prometheus Bound, the defiant Titan Prometheus is brutally punished by Zeus for daring to improve the state of wretchedness and servitude in which mankind is kept. Seven Against Thebes shows the inexorable downfall of the last members of the cursed family of Oedipus, while The Suppliants relates the pursuit of the fifty daughters of Danaus by the fifty sons of Aegyptus, and their final rescue by a heroic king.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 18H4M16S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Plays, Playscripts, Classical History / Classical Civilisation, Literary Studies: Classical, Early & Medieval
  • Available formats: PDF, DOC, EPUB, PPT, LIT, TXT, WORD, TIFF. Compressed in XZ, LZO, TAR, RAR, ZIP, CBC
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 12.12 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x17mm
  • Weight: 224g
  • Printed by: PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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