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By Isabelle Torrance

This quantity brings jointly a gaggle of interdisciplinary specialists who display that Aeschylus’?Seven opposed to Thebes?is a textual content of continuous relevance and cost for exploring old, modern and comparative problems with warfare and its attendant trauma. the quantity positive aspects contributions from a world solid of specialists, in addition to a talk with a retired U.S. military Lt. Col., giving her views at the mixing of fact and fiction in Aeschylus’ conflict tragedies and at the capability of Greek tragedy to talk to modern veterans. This e-book is an interesting source for somebody attracted to Aeschylus, Greek tragedy and its reception, and conflict literature.

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