Seven Against Thebes by Aeschylus

"Seven Against Thebes" is a classic Greek tragedy that revolves around the conflict between the two sons of Oedipus, Eteocles and Polynices, who are fighting for the throne of Thebes. The brothers ultimately kill each other in battle, fulfilling their father's curse that they would divide their inheritance by the sword. The play ends with the women of Thebes mourning the death of the brothers and the city in ruins. The tale is a powerful exploration of family loyalty, power struggles and the consequences of destiny and fate.

The 847th greatest book of all time


Published
-467
Nationality
Greek
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
12,000
Original Language
Ancient Greek

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