Sleeping or waking? mad or well advised?
Known unto these, and to myself disguised!
I'll say as they say, and persever so,
And in this mist at all adventures go” ---ANTIPHOLUS OF SYRACUSE
Aegeon was not afraid of death at all because sorrow had made him weary of his life. Aegeon had to stay at Epidamnum for six months for his business purpose. When he required staying there longer he sent for his wife. While Aegeon was returning to his country from Epidamnum by ship with his family, a dreadful storm arose, about a league from the city. Read More William Shakespeare It continued with such violence that the sailors— seeing no chance of saving the ship oared the boats to save their lives. They left Aegeon together with his family alone in the ship. Aegeon together with his family were left alone by the sailors in a ship which was expected to get destroyed by a furious storm. So, his wife being afraid of death wept. Seeing her weep, not perceiving the real danger his babes also wept. Aegeon fastened his younger son together with the younger slave in the ends of a spare mast. He also directed his wife to fasten his elder son together with the elder slave to the ends of the other spare mast. Then, they bound themselves separately with the masts with the children. Thus he contrived the means for the safety of his children. When the ship was wrecked, Aegeon together with his wife were clinging to two separated masts with children and thus were supported over water but due to the strong waves it was impossible for Aegeon to assist his wife. So, they were separated. Aegean’s wife together with his elder son, besides the elder slave, was taken up by a boat of fishermen, from Corinth (as he supposed). Aegeon, together with his younger son, besides the younger slave, were taken up by a ship. As the sailors knew him, they welcomed them, and landed them safely at Syracuse. Aegeon was clinging to a mast of the ship together with his younger son besides younger slave and floating over the wild sea-waves. Read More William Shakespeare Then they were taken .up by a ship. As the sailors knew him they welcomed them and landed them in safely at Syracuse. Thus Aegeon arrived at Syracuse after the shipwreck. The younger son of Aegeon was extremely eager to know about his mother and brother who were lost due to a storm and shipwreck. So, he get her with his young slave, who also lost his brother went away to find by after leaving Aegeon. Though Aegeon himself was eager to know about his wife and elder ii, he didn’t readily agree to send his younger son to find them, because, us he would risk the loss of him also. Aegean’s younger son who went away to find his mother and elder brother who were lost due to a storm and shipwreck, with his young slave who also lost his brother, didn’t return to him or was also lost. So, Aegeon had go travel through the world to find him. He went to farthest Greece, through the bounds of Asia. While he was returning home, he landed at Ephesus, because he didn’t wish to leave that city (Ephells) unsearched. Aegeon was supposed to lose his own life only due to his love for his son. The Duke was really moved after hearing the story of unfortunate Aegeon. So, instead of sentencing him to death instantly, he grants him one more day to try to beg or borrow the money to pay the fine as for his life.