Questions tagged [the-suppliants]

Questions about the play 'The Suppliants' (Ancient Greek: Ἱκέτιδες, Hiketides; Latin: Supplices) by Aeschylus. Use with the tags [aeschylus] and [greek-literature].

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
5 votes
2 answers

What evidence confirmed a late date for Aeschylus’ “The Suppliants”?

The Wikipedia article on the play The Suppliants by Aeschylus tells us: It was long thought to be the earliest surviving play by Aeschylus due to the relatively anachronistic function of the chorus ...
user avatar
  • 40.1k