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Aeschylus

This is one of the few Greek tragedies that deals with historical events rather than mythological ones. The elders of the Persian court await new of the outcome of the Battle of Salamis, and mourn when they find that their king, Xerxes, has lost to the Greeks. - Summary by Libby Gohn Cast ListNarrator: Mary J Chorus of Persian Elders: Elizabeth Klett, Tara Flynn, Sarah Terry Atossa: Kristin Gjerløw A Messenger: Libby Gohn The Ghost of Darius: Peter Tucker Xerxes: ToddHW

This is one of the few Greek tragedies that deals with historical events rather than mythological ones. The elders of the Persian court await new of the outcome of the Battle of Salamis, and mourn when they find that their king, Xerxes, has lost to the Greeks. - Summary by Libby Gohn Cast ListNarrator: Mary J Chorus of Persian Elders: Elizabeth Klett, Tara Flynn, Sarah Terry Atossa: Kristin Gjerløw A Messenger: Libby Gohn The Ghost of Darius: Peter Tucker Xerxes: ToddHW
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Philosophy

Description:

This is one of the few Greek tragedies that deals with historical events rather than mythological ones. The elders of the Persian court await new of the outcome of the Battle of Salamis, and mourn when they find that their king, Xerxes, has lost to the Greeks. - Summary by Libby Gohn Cast ListNarrator: Mary J Chorus of Persian Elders: Elizabeth Klett, Tara Flynn, Sarah Terry Atossa: Kristin Gjerløw A Messenger: Libby Gohn The Ghost of Darius: Peter Tucker Xerxes: ToddHW

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

1h 5m


Chapters

Free Sample

01:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

32:57


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

33:02