525–456 BC

First of the three great Greek Tragedians. Wrote plays including the tragedies of Oedipus and Antigone.

Other Resources

Story Links
Book Links
The Frogs  in  Stories from the Greek Comedians  by  Alfred J. Church
In the Theatre at Athens  in  Pictures from Greek Life and Story  by  Alfred J. Church
Great Men of Athens  in  The Story of Greece  by  Mary Macgregor
Age of Pericles  in  The Story of the Greek People  by  Eva March Tappan

Image Links

Aeschylus: From a bust in the capitoline museum at Rome.
 in Pictures from Greek Life and Story

Theatre of Dionysus
 in The Story of the Greeks

Aeschylus (In the capitol at Rome)
 in The Story of the Greek People

Theatre of Dionysus, Restored.
 in Old World Hero Stories