The Idea of the Enemy in Aeschylus’s The Persians

"However, you can be sure that so great a multitude of men never perished in a single day" -says the messenger to the Persians (line 432). Aeschylus's second part of a lost trilogy has come down to us as The Persians, told from the perspective of the Greek enemy in the Persian wars. It is unique, … Continue reading The Idea of the Enemy in Aeschylus’s The Persians