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Aeschylus

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Noun

1. aeschylus

Greek tragedian; the father of Greek tragic drama (525-456 BC)

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Aeschylus

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noun
?525–?456 bc, Greek dramatist, regarded as the father of Greek tragedy. Seven of his plays are extant, including Seven Against Thebes, The Persians, Prometheus Bound, and the trilogy of the Oresteia

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Aeschylus

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525?-456 b.c.; Gr. writer of tragedies

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Aeschylus

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Greek tragic dramatist whose plays were the first to include two actors in addition to the chorus. Only 7 of his 90 dramas survive, including the Oresteia trilogy (458).

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