[ es-kuh-luhs or, especially British, ee-skuh- ]
/ ˈɛs kə ləs or, especially British, ˈi skə- /
525–456 b.c., Greek poet and dramatist.
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OTHER WORDS FROM AeschylusAes·chy·le·an [es-kuh-lee-uhn or, especially British, ee-skuh-], /ˌɛs kəˈli ən or, especially British, ˌi skə-/, adjective
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How to use Aeschylus in a sentence
But certainly more sense and less syntax (good or bad) in translations of Aeschylus might be a relief.
For this liberty I have the example of Aeschylus, the creator of tragedy, and Sophocles, the greatest master of his art.
British Dictionary definitions for Aeschylus
?525–?456 bc, Greek dramatist, regarded as the father of Greek tragedy. Seven of his plays are extant, including Seven Against Thebes, The Persians, Prometheus Bound, and the trilogy of the Oresteia
Derived forms of AeschylusAeschylean (ˌiːskəˈliːən), adjective
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Cultural definitions for Aeschylus
An ancient Greek poet, often considered the founder of tragedy. He was the first of the three great Greek authors of tragedies, preceding Sophocles and Euripides.
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