Results for: Aeschylus

In History of the Middle East

How did Aeschylus die?

While Aeschylus was in Gela an eagle dropped a tortoise on his bald head mistaking it for a stone in whick to break the shell.
In History of the Middle East

Who was Aeschylus?

All I know is that he is known as the father of tragedy! ! =]:
In Greek and Roman Mythologies

When did Aeschylus die?

Aeschylus died and was buried at Gala in 456 BC. The myth was that Aeschylus met his death from an eagle dropping a tortoise upon Aeschylus' bald head, presumably mistaking it ( Full Answer )
In Literature & Language

What did Sophocles Aeschylus and Aristophanes have in common?

They were ancient Greek play writers. Sophocles Aeschylus and Euripides were the big 3 of tragedy. Aristophanes wrote comedy and excelled in political and social satire. They ( Full Answer )
In History of France

The historical tragedy written by Aeschylus?

The Persians, Seven against Thebes, The suppliants, The Oresteia (Agamemnon, The libation bearers, The Eumenides), Prometheus bund
In Greek and Roman Mythologies

How the famous greek Aeschylus was kılled?

The famous Achilles was killed by an arrow through the heel by Paris because Achilles killed his brother Hector. Achilles only had one weak spot because his mother dipped him ( Full Answer )
In Famous People

Why is Aeschylus famous?

Aeschylus is famous for his plays Agamemnon, the Libation Bearers and the Eumenides. These are tragedy plays that depict about the different choices men have to make and the o ( Full Answer )
In Athens

How did the famous playwright Aeschylus die?

According to ancient sources, the aged Aeschylus died when an eagle, carrying a turtle aloft so it could drop it on a rock and crush its shell, saw the elderly Aeschylus' bald ( Full Answer )
In History, Politics & Society

What was Aeschylus?

Was early Greek playwright/dramatist. Was first of the 3 greatest, most well known tragedians. Others were Sophcles and Euripides ( sp )