The Oresteia E-book
There is nothing controversial in calling Aeschylus (525/524 – 456/455 BC) the “Father of Tragedy” and even less in calling his magnum opus, the Oresteia (458 BC), the greatest surviving trilogy of ancient Greek theatre.
Though not the very first practitioner of his art, Aeschylus' innovations, success and legacy make his “Father of Tragedy” title hard …
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