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Publisher Description

When a jealous Zeus discovers that the compassionate Titan, Prometheus, has introduced the gift of fire to liberate mere mortals from oppression and servitude, he has Prometheus bound to a rocky prison in the Scythian desert, where the god discloses the reason for his punishment - and in one brief sentence learns the whole at once- all arts among the human race are from Prometheus.

Prometheus Bound is one of only seven surviving plays by the prolific Athenian playwright, Aeschylus. Born into a noble family in 525 BC, Aeschylus is credited with having introduced dialogue into the Greek drama, and indeed is a father of modern theater.

Translated by E.H. Plumptre.

GENRE
Fiction
NARRATOR
RF
Robin Field
LENGTH
01:12
hr min
RELEASED
2010
July 1
PUBLISHER
EChristian, Inc.
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
36.5
MB

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