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Aes·chy·lus

 (ĕs′kə-ləs, ē′skə-) 525-456 bc.
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).

Aes′chy·le′an (-lē′ən) adj.

Aeschylus

(ˈiːskələs)
n
(Biography) ?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
Aeschylean adj

Aes•chy•lus

(ˈɛs kə ləs)

n.
525–456 B.C., Greek poet and playwright.
Aes`chy•le′an, adj.
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Aeschylus

Aeschylus

[ˈiːskɪləs] NEsquilo

Aeschylus

nAischylos m, → Äschylus m

Aeschylus

[ˈiːskələs] nEschilo
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