Name: Aeschylus

Origin and Meaning of the Name Aeschylus

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    (EES ky luss)
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    Aeschylus is the Latinised form of the ancient Greek name Aischylos. Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides formed a triad of early Greek tragedians. Famous surviving works of Aeschylus include The Persians, The Oresteia and Prometheus Bound. The name comes from the noun 'aischos' (shame, disgrace).

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