Aeschylus

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Aeschylus Greek tragedian; the father of Greek tragic drama (525-456 BC)
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Usage

In literature:

AEschylus, Lucretius, Dante, Milton; how does the Bible excel these in that respect?
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
By a change of style which emerges in, say, Pindar and Aeschylus when compared with what we know of Corinna or Thespis.
"Five Stages of Greek Religion" by Gilbert Murray
As a man and an American, Whitman is as closely related to his work as AEschylus to his, or Dante to his.
"Whitman" by John Burroughs
Aeschylus, compared with Brahms, 239.
"Music: An Art and a Language" by Walter Raymond Spalding
I dare say I shall manage with my own translated acquaintance with AEschylus and Homer.
"Records of Later Life" by Frances Ann Kemble
Here, too, she found time to enter on a task dear to her, the translation of the "Prometheus Bound" of Aeschylus.
"The Brownings" by Lilian Whiting
I had no books by me at the time save Aeschylus and Blake.
"The Hound of Heaven" by Francis Thompson
AEschylus, when a little boy, was set to watch the grapes in his father's vineyard.
"Aunt Charlotte's Stories of Greek History" by Charlotte M. Yonge
AEschylus, 20 AEsop, 182.
"An Introduction to Shakespeare" by H. N. MacCracken
He was said to have competed with Aeschylus, Pratinas and even Sophocles.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3" by Various
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In poetry:

Once in a cycle the comet
Doubles its lonesome track.
Enriched with the tears of a thousand years,
AEschylus wanders back.
"The Poet's Town" by John Gneisenau Neihardt
For the Greeks the love of beauty, for Rome of ruling; for the
present age the passionate love of discovery;
But in one noble passion we are one; and Washington, Luther,
Tacitus, Aeschylus, one kind of man.
"Shine, Republic" by Robinson Jeffers

In news:

Agamemnon by Aeschylus, directed by Andrei Serban.
Archimedes will be remembered when Aeschylus is forgotten, because languages die and mathematical ideas do not.
The Oresteia of Aeschylus translated by Robert Lowell Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 129 pp.
As a re-telling of Aeschylus' "Agamemnon," Dan Dietz's "Clementine in the Lower 9" fascinates and frustrates.
NORMAN — In 15 years of teaching, University of Pennsylvania classicist Peter Struck has guided perhaps a few hundred students annually in his classes on Greek and Roman mythology through the works of Homer, Sophocles, Aeschylus and others.
The chief source of great tragedy—the tragedy of Aeschylus and Sophocles, of Corneille—is human freedom.
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In science:

Your turtle paper for the year concerns the death of Aeschylus (Nisbet 2005).
Astrophysics in 2005
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