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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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We thank Eschylus for Sophocles; and Parrhasius for Zeuxis; emulation, for both.
2: "But the use of fire was indispensably necessary, as Eschylus and Virgil expressly assert, to give being to the various arts of life, which, in their rapid and interminable progress, will finally conduct every individual of the race to the philosophic pinnacle of pure and perfect felicity" (Works, 1:16-17).
His father must have objected to this, for in his next letter Macaulay offered an apology: ~I must be indulged in the privilege of exhaling upon paper a little of the spleen which I feel when my head aches over an unintelligible, defective, and mutilated chorus of Eschylus .