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Studies on the Seven against Thebes of Aeschylus.

H. D. Cameron

Studies on the Seven against Thebes of Aeschylus.

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Published by Mouton in The Hague .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Thebes (Greece)
    • Subjects:
    • Aeschylus.,
    • Seven against Thebes (Greek mythology) in literature.,
    • Sibling rivalry in literature.,
    • Polyneices (Greek mythology),
    • Eteocles (Greek mythology),
    • Tragedy.,
    • Thebes (Greece) -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[By] H. D. Cameron.
      SeriesStudies in classical literature, 8
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA3825.S4 C3 1971
      The Physical Object
      Pagination108 p.
      Number of Pages108
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5698494M
      LC Control Number70108138


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“Seven Against Thebes” (Gr: “Hepta epi Thebas” ; Lat: “Septem contra Thebas”) is a tragedy by the ancient Greek playwright Aeschylus, dating from is the classic statement of the myth (also covered by Euripides‘ play “The Phoenician Women”) of the battle for the city of Thebes after the shamed Oedipus relinquished power to his two sons, Eteocles and PolynicesRatings: The formidable talents of Anthony Hecht, one of the most gifted of contemporary American poets, and Helen Bacon, a classical scholar, are here brought to bear on this vibrant translation of Aeschylus' much underrated tragedy The Seven Against Thebes.

The third and only remaining play in a trilogy dealing with related events. Seven Against Thebes was the third play in a b.c.e. trilogy that also included the tragedies Laius and Oedipus, both of which are now its first performance, Seven Against Thebes would.

Aeschylus' Seven against Thebes was the last play of his Theban trilogy ( bc), following Laius and Oedipus. It focuses on Eteocles' acceptance of the task of fighting his own brother and the impact of their deaths on the family—a catastrophic end to the House of Laius.

Isabelle Torrance is Associate Professor and Research Fellow at the Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Denmark. She has published numerous articles on Greek tragedy and its reception and is author of Aeschylus: Seven Against Thebes (London, ), Metapoetry in Euripides (Oxford, ), and co-author of Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (Berlin, ).

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Aeschylus I contains “The Persians,” translated by Seth Benardete; “The Seven Against Thebes,” translated by David Grene; “The Suppliant Maidens,” translated by Seth Benardete; and “Prometheus Bound,” translated by David Grene. Sixty years ago, the University of Chicago Press undertook a momentous project: a new translation of the Greek tragedies that would be the ultimate.

Seven Against Thebes (Septem Contra Thebas)Aeschylus Edited with an Introduction and Commentary by G. Hutchinson. A Clarendon Press Publication. Study Guide for The Seven Against Thebes. The Seven Against Thebes study guide contains a biography of Aeschylus, literature essays, a complete e-text, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.

Professor Winnington-Ingram's reputation as an authority on Greek drama is based on a lifetime's careful scholarship. In the Press published Professor Winnington-Ingram's book on Sophocles and in he followed it up with some studies on Aeschylus.

This book explores the problems in Aeschylus' earlier plays: Persae, Septem contra Thebas and the Daniad trilogy. A complete biography of Aeschylus, author of Seven against Thebes.

This Study Guide consists of approximately 90 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Seven against Thebes.

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The trilogy won the first prize at the City Dionysia. Seven Against Thebes is the third play in an Oedipus-themed trilogy produced by Aeschylus in BC. The trilogy is sometimes referred to as the Oedipodea. It concerns the battle between an Argive army led by Polynices and the army of Thebes led by Eteocles and his supporters.

The trilogy won the first prize at the City Dionysia. The trilogy's first two plays, Laius and Oedipus, as well as the. Aeschylus' “Seven Against Thebes” - BC (1st prize at the City Dionysia).

Translated by G. Theodoridis. This Study Guide consists of approximately 90 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Seven against Thebes.

Prometheus Bound, by Aeschylus (undated), is the story of how Prometheus is. One of our earliest surviving Greek tragedies, Aeschylus' Seven Against Thebes is an extraordinarily rich poetic text.

It dramatises the civil war between the sons of Oedipus Polynices - the exile, and Eteocles - reigning king of Thebes.

Polynices marches on Thebes to regain his throne along with six other champion warriors and their armies, but the expedition is doomed, and the meaning of. Seven Against Thebes was first staged in B.C., as part of a tetralogy that includes Lauis, Oedipus and the satyr play, Sphinx.

The first two plays in the trilogy have been lost, as has the satyr play. Seven Against Thebes, the story of the conflict between Eteocles and Polyneices, the sons of Oedipus, won Aeschylus a first prize at its initial performance. 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.

Only seven of his estimated seventy to ninety plays. The Seven Against Thebes (first produced in B.C.) was the final play in a trilogy (the other two are lost) dramatizing the well-known legend of Laius and his son Oedipus.

In this culminating play, Oedipus is dead after his banishment from Thebes, and his two sons vie for the crown. Seven Against Thebes (FULL Audio Book) by Aeschylus (c. BCE - c. BCE) Translated by E. Morshead ( - ) In this, the only extant tragedy from Aeschylus' trilogy about the House.

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TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH VERSE BY E.D.A. MORSHEAD, MA. INTRODUCTION. The surviving dramas of Aeschylus are seven in number, though he is believed to have written nearly a hundred during his life of sixty nine years, from B.C.

to. Seven against Thebes (Hepta epi Thebas), which was performed in BC, has the contrasting theme of the interference of the gods in human affairs.

It also marks the first known appearance in Aeschylus's work of a theme which would continue through his plays, that of the polis (the city) being a key development of human : c.

BC, Eleusis. Seven Against Thebes's premise had potential which, again, was not realized. The If the translation is any indication, Aeschylus' Greek was painfully turgid yet, in substance, thin.

Of the two plays included, Prometheus Bound was the more palatable and informative, in that it presents a fuller picture of the Promethean myth/5. This Study Guide consists of approximately 90 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Seven against Thebes.

B.C.: The Greeks triumph over the Persians and defeat the invasion of their country. The Persian. The Thebaid is a great subject for an epic poem. It was featured in Aeschylus tantalizing tragedy, The Seven Against Thebes., but most readers of the classics will be familiar with the story by way of Sophocles Antigone, arguably the greatest tragedy from all antiquity.*4/5.

Studies in classical literature ; 8. Notes: Based on the author's thesis, Princeton, Includes bibliography (p. []) and index. Subjects: Aeschylus. Seven against Thebes. | Seven against Thebes (Greek mythology) in literature. This Study Guide consists of approximately 90 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Seven against Thebes.

Ashby, Clifford, Classical Greek theater: New Views of an Old Subject, University of Iowa Press, This. The formidable talents of Anthony Hecht, one of the most gifted of contemporary American poets, and Helen Bacon, a classical scholar, are here brought to bear on this vibrant translation of Aeschylus' much underrated tragedy The Seven Against third and only remaining play in a trilogy dealing with related events, The Seven Against Thebes tells the story of the Argive Brand: Oxford University Press, USA.Persians offers a surprisingly sympathetic portrayal of the Athenians’ most hated enemy; in Seven against Thebes Argive invaders, though no less Greek than the Thebans themselves, are portrayed as barbarians; and in Suppliants the city of Argos is called upon to protect Egyptian refugees.