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The Persians by Aeschylus

Updated Thursday, 22nd April 2021
In this animation of the Greek tragedy The Persians by Aeschylus, Persian king Xerxes wages war against Greece but his navy is defeated at Salamis.


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With thanks to Professor Oliver Taplin for his translation of this play.


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