Aeschylus Quotes (256 quotes)
“Alas for the affairs of men! When they are fortunate you might compare them to a shadow; and if they are unfortunate, a wet sponge with one dash wipes the picture away.”
“And one who is just of his own free will shall not lack for happiness; and he will never come to utter ruin.”
The Tragedies of Aeschylos (1868 edition)
Prometheus bound (1931 edition)
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Bio: Aeschylus was the first of the three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays can still be read or performed, the others being Sophocles and Euripides. He is often described as the father of tragedy: our knowledge of the genre begins with his work and our understanding of earlier tragedies is largely based on inferences from his surviving plays.
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