Aeschylean


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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.
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Adj.1.Aeschylean - of or relating to or in the manner of AeschylusAeschylean - of or relating to or in the manner of Aeschylus
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"Justice" was done, and the President of the Immortals, in Aeschylean phrase, had ended his sport with Tess.
Since the dawn of Western literature, the name of Clytemnestra, wife of Agamemnon and Queen of Mycenae, has been declined time after time as a very prolific metronymic with variable spellings, Aeschylean wordplays, and everlasting meanings.
principles similar to these Aeschylean insights (for example, in the
Dalloway (1925), and The Waves (1931) as a feminist "Aeschylean trilogy" (108) that exposes and censures such a mentality.
Among their topics are morbid materialism: the matter of the corpse in Euripides' Alcestis, weapons as friends and foes in Sophocles' Ajax and Euripides' Heracles, the other side of the mirror: reflection and reversal in Euripides' Hecuba, the boon and the woe: friendship and the ethics of affect in Sophocles' Philoctetes, and speaking sights and seen sounds in Aeschylean tragedy.
The International Festival of Ancient Greek Drama 2018 plans to tell many tales but the one on the schedule this week is the Aeschylean tragedy Agamemnon, directed by the internationally renowned Cezaris Grauzinis for two performances at Curium Ancient Theatre.
suggesting links with the Aeschylean pair of murderers and the
It is entirely true that he is "not content" to narrate unobtrusively, but "overflows" into character himself, bitter and ironical: "'Justice' was done," he announces scathingly, "and the President of the Immortals, in Aeschylean phrase, had ended his sport with Tess" (314).
regarding the Aeschylean tokens, Torrance (2013, 28) argues,
Thackeray moderates the Aeschylean "iron scourge" of the goddess into a "ferule," and although the original ode does not expressly set her on a throne, she still seems, as the "Daughter of Jove," to deserve the honor.