Æschylus (525456 B.C.)

Æschylus (Æs`chylus) , the father of the Greek tragedy, who distinguished himself as a soldier both at Marathon and Salamis before he figured as a poet; wrote, it is said, some seventy dramas, of which only seven are extant—the “Suppliants,” the “Persæ,” the “Seven against Thebes,” the “Prometheus Bound,” the “Agamemnon,” the “Choephori,” and the “Eumenides,” his plays being trilogies; born at Eleusis and died in Sicily (525456 B.C.).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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Æolian Islands
Æo`lians
Æolotropy
Æ`olus
Æon
Æpyor`nis
Æ`qui
Aerated bread
Aerated waters
Æs`chines
Æs`chylus
Æscula`pius
Aeson
Æ`sop
Æso`pus
Æsthetics
Ae`tius
Æto`lia
Affre
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Æschylus in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable