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(Αἰσχύλος; Aischúlos).

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[1] of Athens Tragedian, 5th cent. BC


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A. Biography

The most important sources of A.'s biography (cited according to TrGF III) are the Vita, the Marmor Parium, and the Suda (s. v. Αἰσχύλος [Aischýlos], αι 357 Adler): born in 525/4 BC in Eleusis (T 1,1; 8; 98,3), son of Euphorion (T 1,1 f.; 2,1; 162,1), f…

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Zimmermann, Bernhard (Freiburg) and Weißenberger, Michael (Greifswald), “Aeschylus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 25 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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