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Four Plays of Aeschylus free pdf "[...]pleading her special prerogative. The legends which commit the daughters of Danaus to an eternal penalty in Hades are, apparently, of later origin. Homer is silent on any such penalty- and Pindar, Aeschylus' contemporary, actually describes the once suppliant maidens as honourably enthroned (Pyth. ix. 112: Nem. x. ll. 1-10). The Tartarean part of the story is, in fact, post-Aeschylean. The Suppliant Maidens is full of charm, though the text of the part which describes the arrival of the pursuers at Argos is full of uncertainties. It remains a fine, though archaic, poem, with this special claim on our interest, that it is, probably, the earliest extant poetic drama. We see in it the tendency to grandiose language, not [...]."

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Author : Aeschylus
Publisher : Createspace
Data Published : 20 August 2015
ISBN : 1503370992
EAN : 9781503370999
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 230 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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