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Aristotle, Poetics, section 1459b (search)
gth of the composition and in metre. The limit of length already givenSee Aristot. Poet. 7.12. will suffice—it must be possible to embrace the beginning and the end in one view,which would be the case if the compositions were shorter than the ancient epics but reached to the length of the tragedies presented at a single entertainment.A Satyr play by Aeschylus. The Phorcides were sisters of the Dragon who kept the garden of the Hesperides, and they lived “under Scythia.” The Prometheus is not the Prometheus Bound but another Satyr play, probably by Aeschylus. Epic has a special advantage which enables the length to be increased, because in tragedy it is not possible to represent several parts of the story as going on simultaneously, but only to show what is on the stage, that part of the story which the actors are performing; whereas, in the epic, because it is narrative, several parts can be portrayed as being enacted <