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Seven Against Thebes (Septem Contra Thebas) (Clarendon Paperbacks) (edition 1964)

by Aeschylus, G. O. Hutchinson (Editor)

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Title:Seven Against Thebes (Septem Contra Thebas) (Clarendon Paperbacks)
Other authors:G. O. Hutchinson (Editor)
Info:Oxford University Press, USA (1994), Paperback, 296 pages
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Edition: // Descr: xii, 128 p. : map (1) 19 cm. // Series: Call No. { 882 A2 8 } With an Introduction and Notes by Isaac Flagg Contains Appendix. // //
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You citizens of Cadmus, he must speak home/ that in the ship's prow watches the event/ and guides the rudder, his eye not drooped in sleep. - (tr. Grene, 1956)
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Third play of a trilogy (the other two are lost) about the doomed family of Laius and Oedipus and his sons. After the city of Thebes has banished Oedipus, the former ruler's sons vie for the crown. The victor, Eteocles, expels his brother, Polyneices, who then recruits 7 champions to lead an assault on Thebes, with a tragic results.

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