Aeschylus was born of noble family near Athens in 525 BC. He took part in the Persian Wars, adn his epitahp represents him as fighting at Marathon. He wrote more than seventy plays, of which only seven have survived.
I've never been one to watch plays, let alone read them. I was a kid who grew up entertained by the boob-tube and video games. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Phillip McCollum
The Penguin Classics edition of "Prometheus Bound and Other Plays" by Aeschylus, which also includes Aeschylus' plays "The Suppliants", "Seven Against... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Doktor Faustus
I've always been a fan of Greek literature, and Prometheus Bound and Other Plays doesn't disappoint me. Read morePublished on July 12, 2013 by Pizzicato
Vellacott's epitomizes for me the highest dramatic and poetic translator of Aeschylus and Euripides. Read morePublished on June 5, 2009 by Ryan Kouroukis
A decent read. Prometheus Bound is one of the classics of Western Literature - and Vellacott's commentaries are pretty helpful in understanding the history and banckground of the... Read morePublished on April 25, 2009 by Edward J. Barton
Ok, missed these in college, but I think you have to read these, and quite frankly, they're a little better with some age on you. Read morePublished on May 22, 2007 by John Cullom
In life and death, Aeschylus is overshadowed by Sophocles. The most tragic thing about Aeschylus is the fact that the great majority of his work was lost in the mists of time. Read morePublished on May 7, 2002 by Daniel Jolley