In Praise of Prometheus: Humanism and Rationalism in Aeschylean Thought

In Praise of Prometheus: Humanism and Rationalism in Aeschylean Thought

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Author/Contributor(s): Golden, Leon
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Date: 06/01/2012
Binding: Paperback
Condition: NEW

This book analyzes in detail the argument that Aeschylus was a great poet whose views on religious and political thought were naive and primitive. The author cites relevant evidence to discount this theory and identifies Aeschylus as a rationalist and a humanist.

Originally published in 1966.

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