Questions tagged [aeschylus]

Questions about the works of the ancient Greek tragedian Aeschylus (c. 525–c. 455 BCE). His surviving works include 'The Persians', 'Seven Against Thebes' and 'The Oresteia'. Questions about his works should be tagged with [greek-literature].

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What source did Thomas Medwin use for the argument of his translation of Prometheus Bound?

In a footnote here, Medwin says “I make no apology for taking this argument from Black’s translation of Schlegel’s admirable treatise on dramatic literature.” The Schlegel is Friedrich von Schlegel, ...
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Looking for an Aeschylus quote mistranslated from Polish

I am working through a book of poetry by Tadeusz Miciński, a Polish writer who was active toward the end of the 19th century. The book is called "W mroku gwiazd" or "In the Twilight of the Stars" and ...