ΤΑ ΤΟΥ ΔΡΑΜΑΤΟΣ ΠΡΟΣΩΠΑ
Characters of The Play
POWER, servant of Zeus
CHORUS of daughters of Oceanus
IO, daughter of Inachus, loved by Zeus
Produced at an unknown date, probably after Aeschylus’ death but certainly no later than 430 bc (see Introduction), together with Prometheus Unbound (which directly followed it); the other plays in the production cannot be identified.
Scene: A remote, uninhabited region of Scythia. One of the two side-passages is imagined to lead eventually to Olympus and Greece, the other to further lands at the edge of the world.Enter power and violence, leading Prometheus prisoner; they are accompanied by hephaestus who is carrying his tools.