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Aeschylus (pronounced /ˈɛskɨləs/ or /ˈiːskɨləs/, Greek: Αἰσχύλος, Aiskhulos, c. 525 BC/524 BC – c. 456 BC/455 BC) was an ancient Greek playwright. He is often recognized as the father of tragedy, and is the earliest of the three Greek tragedians whose plays survive, the others being Sophocles and Euripides. According to Aristotle, he expanded the number of characters in plays to allow for conflict among them; previously, characters interacted only with the chorus. Only seven of an estimated seventy to ninety plays by Aeschylus have survived into modern times; there is an ongoing debate about the authorship of one of these plays, Prometheus Bound. At least one of Aeschylus' works was influenced by the Persian invasion of Greece, which took place during his lifetime. His play The Persians remains a good primary source of information about this period in Greek history. The war was so important to the Greeks and to Aeschylus himself that, upon his death around 456 BC, his epitaph commemorated his participation in the Greek victory at Marathon rather than to his success as a playwright.

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1. Aeschylus 17226
2. Homer 3307
3. Hesiod 3055
4. Sophocles 1305
5. A. Papadiamantis 1217
6. Herodoto 1005
7. Aristophanes 902
8. Euripides 801
9. Thucydides 800
10. Aesop 701

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20. M. Celaleddin Rumi 18408
21. Hrant Dink 17715
22. Suleiman Mousa 17584
23. Monteiro Lobato 17243
24. Aeschylus 17226
25. Guimarães Rosa 17001
26. Dostoyevsky 16901
27. Haji Kazim Yazdani 15671
28. Vasil Levski 15500

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