(TV Mini-Series) (play - 3 episodes)
(TV Movie) (play "Agamemnon" - as Aiskhylos)
(TV Series) (trilogy: Oresteia - 1 episode)
His play, "The House of Atreus," from the Oresteia was performed in a revival production at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater, 725 Vineland Place, Minneapolis, Minnesota with Douglas Campbell (Queen Clytemnestra); Charles Keating; Len Cariou and Robin Gammell (Cassandra) in the cast. John Lewin was adapter. Tyrone Guthrie was director...
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Aiskhylos | Eschyle
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Of all the gods, Death only craves not gifts: Nor sacrifice, nor yet drink-offering poured Avails; no altars hath he, nor is soothed By hymns of praise. From him alone of all The powers of heaven Persuasion holds aloof.
His first saved play is "The Persians" (472 BC) and thus more ancient one, a fundamental stone for the art of theatre. The play is also the only one of the ancient Greek dramaturgy with a plot inspired not by myths which were also serving on stage as a reference to contemporary social and political events and issues like the other plays that eventually remained to the later generations, but it is...