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Definition of the adjective aeschylean

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  1. of or relating to or in the manner of Aeschylus

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  1. Of or relating to Aeschylus, an ancient Greek dramatic poet.

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Google previewDictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory (2012)

by J. A. Cuddon

Aeschylean. In the manner or style of Aeschylus (525-456 BC), the oldest of the great Greek tragedians whose works are currently extant (e.g. the Oresteian trilogy). Thus - sombre, magnificent, lofty, possessing grandeur.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Romantic Literature (2012)

A - G. by Frederick Burwick

Aeschylean density, the Sophoclean addition of a third character, and Euripidean flexibility of form are all exploited in this drama. In spite, or perhaps because of, this close engagement with Aeschylus's technique in particular, both of Shelley's ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome (2009)

by Michael Gagarin

Aeschylean Drama. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1976. Lloyd, Michael, ed. Aeschylus. Oxford Readings in Classical Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. LupaƟ, Liana, and Zoe Petre.

Google previewA Milton Encyclopedia (1983)

by William Bridges Hunter

What Milton did, in effect, in terms of Greek drama*, was to return to the earlier two-character Aeschylean tragedy, rather than to the models of Sophocles or Euripides in which a third character was added. Despite its striking resemblances to ...

Google previewThe Dream Encyclopedia (2009)

by James R. Lewis, Evelyn Dorothy Oliver

Following the Aeschylean tradition, Euripides adopted the dream device in Hecuba, in which the ghost of Polydorus is portrayed on the stage before the eyes of the audience. The dream has a considerable role in the plot, in which the. 96 : The ...

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Scrabble value of A1E1S1C3H4Y4L1E1A1N1

The value of this 10-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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