(c. 525–c. 450 bc) Greek playwright.

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  • Aeschylus — wurde im Jahre 525 zu Eleusis geboren und brachte einen großen Theil seines Lebens zu Athen zu. In dieser Zeit hat der griechische Geist bekanntlich wie durch den Ruhm und Glanz seiner Thaten, so durch die vollendete Kunstform seiner geistigen… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Aeschylus — Aeschylus,   attischer Dichter, Aischylos …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Aeschylus — Gk. Aiskhylos, Athenian soldier, poet, and playwright, Father of Tragedy (525 456 B.C.E.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Aeschylus — [es′ki ləs] 525? 456 B.C.; Gr. writer of tragedies Aeschylean [es΄ki lē′ən] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Aeschylus — Aeschylean /es keuh lee euhn/ or, esp. Brit., /ee skeuh /, adj. /es keuh leuhs/ or, esp. Brit., /ee skeuh /, n. 525 456 B.C., Greek poet and dramatist. * * * born 525/524 died 456/455 BC, Gela, Sicily Greek tragic dramatist. He fought with the… …   Universalium

  • Aeschylus — ] The first competition, which Aeschylus would have participated in, was for the tragedians, and consisted of three playwrights each presenting three tragic plays followed by a shorter comedic satyr play. A second competition of five comedic… …   Wikipedia

  • AESCHYLUS — I. AESCHYLUS Rhodisu, cum Peuceste Macedone, deditae Aegypto praepositus. Curt. l. 4. c. 8. II. AESCHYLUS duodecimus Atheniensium Iudex, seu Archon perpetuus, in Marmore Arundel. ubi Medontidae (h. e. Medontis primi Archontis posteri)… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Aeschylus — Aischylos Aischylos (dt. Aussprache [ aɪ̯sçʏlɔs]; griechisch Αἰσχύλος, klassische Aussprache [ai̯skʰýlos]; latinisiert Äschylus, Aeschylus oder Æschylus; * …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Aeschylus — noun /ˈɛs.kə.ləs,ˈɛ.skə.ləs/ A Greek dramatic poet (525 BC 456 BC); Aeschylus was the earliest of the three greatest Greek tragedians. See Also: Aeschylean …   Wiktionary

  • Aeschylus — biographical name 525 456 B.C. Greek dramatist • Aeschylean adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Aeschylus — Aes|chy|lus (?525 ?456 BC) an ancient Greek writer who was one of the earliest writers to develop the European style of ↑drama (=plays for the theatre) , especially ↑tragedy …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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