Aeschylus (c. 525 BC – 456 BC) was a renowned ancient Greek poet, dramatist, and tragedian. His surviving works include The Persians, about the Persian Wars, and The Oresteia, a trilogy recounting the death of Agamemnon and his son Orestes' revenge.
The author Aeschylus composed seven major works that have survived until this day. They include the following;
- Prometheus Bound - 430 BC
- The Choephori - 450 BC
- Eumenides - 458 BC
- The Suppliants - 463 BC
- The Seven Against Thebes - 467 BC
- The Persians - 474 BC