The suppliants ancient greek hiketides latin supplices also called the suppliant maidens or the suppliant women is a play by aeschylus. Aeschylus suppliant women aeschylus was a greek tragedian who flourished in athens in the early c5th bc of the 76 plays he is known to have written only seven survive 1 the persians 2 seven against thebes 3 suppliant women 4 6. The suppliants gr hiketides lat supplices is a tragedy by the ancient greek playwright aeschylus it is sometimes known as the suppliant women or the suppliant maidens along with his the persians it is one of the western worlds oldest extant dramas. The suppliant women also called suppliant maidens or suppliants by aeschylus is the first or possibly the second in a three play sequence based on the well known story of the daughters of danaus the danaids who fled from their home in egypt and sailed to argos to escape from having to marry their cousins. Suppliant women also called suppliants or suppliant maidens was part of a series of four plays the other three have been lost the plays were based on the famous story of the daughters of danaus who sailed from egypt seeking refuge in greece
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