Aeschylus ( 526- 456 BC)

Aeschylus was a Greek dramatic poet .The Athenian dramatist is also known as the founder of The Greek Tragic Drama. His famous books are Prometheus Bound, The Persians, the Seven against Thebes and Orestcia.

  • Ask the gods nothing excessive.
- The Suppliant Women.
  • There is a limit to the best of health: disease is always a near neighbour.
  • What is there more kindly than the feelings between host and guest?
- The Libation Bearers.
  • When a match has equal partners, then I fear not.
- Prometheus Bound.
  • Memory is the mother of all wisdom.
- Prometheus Bound
  • Old Men are always young enough to learn, with profit.
- Agamemnon
  • Who except the gods can live time through forever without any pain?
-Prometheus Bound.
  • Many are the troubles of mankind.
- The suppliant Maidens.
  • Time brings all things to pass.
- The Libation Bearers.
  • Death is preferable - it is a milder fate than tyranny.
- Agamemnon
  • Wisdom comes only through Suffering.
- Agamemnon


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