Questions tagged [aeschylus]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
3
votes
1answer
23 views

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, ...
6
votes
1answer
116 views

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 ...