Seven against thebess premise had potential which again was not realized the c if the translation is any indication aeschylus greek was painfully turgid yet in substance thin of the two plays included prometheus bound was the more palatable and informative in that it presents a fuller picture of the promethean myth. Thus saying he departs and immediately the earth commences to heave the noise of thunder is heard vivid streaks of lightning blaze throughout the sky and a hurricane the onslaught of jove sweeps prometheus away in its blast the seven against thebes includes in its cast of characters eteocles king of thebes antigone and ismene sisters of the king a messenger and a herald. Aeschylus 525 bce 456 bce translator buckley theodore alois 1825 1856 loc no tmp92004065 title aeschylus prometheus bound and the seven against thebes language english loc class pa language and literatures classical languages and literature subject tragedies subject prometheus greek deity drama subject. It is not known how many plays the poet wrote but only seven have been preserved to us that these tragedies contain much that is undramatic is undoubtedly true but it must be remembered that at the time he wrote aeschylus found the drama in a very primitive state the persons represented consiste
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