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Persians (Persai; Persae) Author: Aeschylus Date/place of 1st performance: 472 bc, Athens Date of 1st translation to English: 1777 Genre: Greek trag. in verse Setting/time of action: The Persian royal palace at Susa, 480 bc Cast: 3m, 1f, chorus (m) 

The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

Michael Patterson

The chorus of old men sings of the massive army that the Persian King Xerxes is leading against the Greeks ...

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