'Beneath this stone lies Aeschylus, son of Euphorion, the Athenian,
who perished in the wheat-bearing land of Gela;
of his noble prowess the grove of Marathon can speak,
and the long-haired Persian knows it well.'
Anya at Classical Wisdom writes.
"His tomb engraving [above], which he wrote himself, only talks about his military accomplishments.
"Now, why would a man who has gone down in history as a playwright, only describe himself as a soldier?"
See Aeschylus, Great Books of the Western World (first edition, 52 Vol., 1952) volume 5, (second edition, 60 Vol., 1990) volume 4.