Fiction > Harvard Classics > Aeschylus > The Libation-Bearers
A prosperous fool is a grievous burden.
Frag. 383.
Aeschylus
Harvard Classics, Vol. 8, Part 2
 
The Libation-Bearers
 
Aeschylus
 
The sins of the parent rest on the head of the child, who seeks vengeance and expiation. First part of the Orestian trilogy, considered the height of Greek tragedy. See also: Agamemnon and The Furies.
 
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Bibliographic Record  Dramatis Personæ
NEW YORK: P.F. COLLIER & SON COMPANY, 1909–14
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2001
 
 
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