Il Prometeo satiresco di Eschilo: Pyrkaeus o Pyrphoros? digital
Formato: Articolo | AEVUM ANTIQUUM - 2012 - 2013
The paper offers a survey of the surviving fragments of Aeschylus’ lost satyr-play Prometheus (staged in 472 BC), including those assigned to the play by conjecture. The analysis of the content (especially of the papyrus fragments grouped under nr. 204 Radt) confirms the view that the drama focused on the theft of the fire by Prometheus; but probably aetiological elements, concerning the invention of the torch-race and the role and behaviour of the messengers, were also involved in the action...