The Sacrifice Of Iphigenia By Aeschylus

The Sacrifice Of Iphigenia Now long and long from wintry Strymon blew The weary, hungry, anchor-straining blasts, The winds that wandering seamen dearly rue, Nor…

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Lament For The Two Brothers Slain By Each Other’s Hand By Aeschylus

Lament For The Two Brothers Slain By Each Other’s Hand Now do our eyes behold The tidings which were told: Twin fallen kings, twin perished…

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The Lament Of The Old Nurse By Aeschylus

The Lament Of The Old Nurse NURSE Our mistress bids me with all speed to call Aegisthus to the strangers, that he come And hear…

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Fragment From Aeschylus By Aeschylus

Fragment From Aeschylus The man who rightly acts without coercion Will not be grieved, can never wholly sink in wretchedness; While the lawless criminal is…

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The Complaint Of Prometheus By Aeschylus

The Complaint Of Prometheus PROMETHEUS (alone) O holy Aether, and swift-winged Winds, And River-wells, and laughter innumerous Of yon Sea-waves! Earth, mother of us all,…

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A Spectral Vision By Aeschylus

A Spectral Vision Chorus from The Libation Bearers A spectral vision clear Thrills every hair with fear, In haunted sleep, Breathing of dire distress, From…

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The Defiance Of Eteocles By Aeschylus

The Defiance Of Eteocles MESSENGER Now at the Seventh Gate the seventh chief, Thy proper mother’s son, I will announce, What fortune for this city,…

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A Prayer For Artemis By Aeschylus

A Prayer For Artemis STROPHE IV Though Zeus plan all things right, Yet is his heart’s desire full hard to trace; Nathless in every place…

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The Decree Of Athena By Aeschylus

The Decree Of Athena Hear ye my statute, men of Attica– Ye who of bloodshed judge this primal cause; Yea, and in future age shall…

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Zeus By Aeschylus

Zeus O Zeus, whoe’er Thou be, If that name please thee well, By that I call on Thee; For weighing all things else I fail…

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The Beacon Fires By Aeschylus

The Beacon Fires A GLEAM — a gleam — from Ida’s height, By the Fire-god sent, it came; From watch to watch it leapt, that…

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The Appointed Time By Aeschylus

The Appointed Time Yet though a man gets many wounds in breast, He dieth not, unless the appointed time, The limit of his life’s span,…

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Song Of The Furies By Aeschylus

Song Of The Furies Up and lead the dance of Fate! Lift the song that mortals hate! Tell what rights are ours on earth, Over…

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The Battle Of Salamis By Aeschylus

The Battle Of Salamis The night was passing, and the Grecian host By no means sought to issue forth unseen. But when indeed the day…

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Prometheus Bound By Aeschylus

Prometheus Bound Spasm! Again what manias beat my brain hot i’m hot where’s the fire? here’s horsefly His Arrowhead not fire forged but sticks: heart…

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Prometheus Amid Hurricane And Earthquake By Aeschylus

Prometheus Amid Hurricane And Earthquake Earth is rocking in space! And the thunders crash up with a roar upon roar, And the eddying lightnings flash…

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