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By Isabelle Torrance

This quantity brings jointly a bunch of interdisciplinary specialists who exhibit that Aeschylus’?Seven opposed to Thebes?is a textual content of constant relevance and price for exploring historical, modern and comparative problems with conflict and its attendant trauma. the quantity positive aspects contributions from a world forged of specialists, in addition to a talk with a retired U.S. military Lt. Col., giving her views at the mixing of truth and fiction in Aeschylus’ struggle tragedies and at the capability of Greek tragedy to talk to modern veterans. This e-book is an interesting source for someone attracted to Aeschylus, Greek tragedy and its reception, and conflict literature.

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