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Aeschylus: Persians (Duckworth Companions to Greek & Roman Tragedy)

Aeschylus Persians Duckworth Companions to Greek Roman Tragedy Aeschylus Persians is the earliest extant Greek tragedy and sole surviving historical tragedy It tells the story of the defeat of the Persian king Xerxes and his return in rags to Persia to face the c

  • Title: Aeschylus: Persians (Duckworth Companions to Greek & Roman Tragedy)
  • Author: David Rosenbloom
  • ISBN: 9780715632864
  • Page: 247
  • Format: Paperback
  • Aeschylus Persians is the earliest extant Greek tragedy and sole surviving historical tragedy It tells the story of the defeat of the Persian king Xerxes and his return in rags to Persia to face the condemnation of his elders The first product of the Western imagination to represent the causes and limits of imperialist conquest, the play is unflinching in its depiction oAeschylus Persians is the earliest extant Greek tragedy and sole surviving historical tragedy It tells the story of the defeat of the Persian king Xerxes and his return in rags to Persia to face the condemnation of his elders The first product of the Western imagination to represent the causes and limits of imperialist conquest, the play is unflinching in its depiction of the horrors of a defeated invasion and the glory of a successful defence But it is not merely a paean to Western freedom, democracy, courage and technological supremacy it is a meditation on the tendency of wealth, power and success to take on a momentum of their own and to push societies to the brink of ruin.

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