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Plays of  AESCHYLUS;

Oresteia (Agamemnon, Choephoroi, Eumenides), Prometheus Bound, Seven Against Thebes, Suppliant Women, Persians 


Based on the publicly available translations by Ian Johnston and George Theodoridis

This ebook edition has been produced by voluntary contributions. Crafting for Sharing @inSapientia  

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Table of Contents

  • Overview
  • The Legend of the Trojan War
    • The Cultural Influence of the Legend of the Trojan War
    • The Royal House of Atreus
  • Introductory Lecture on the Oresteia, Agamemnon
    • Introduction
    • The Trojan War
    • The House of Atreus
    • The Revenge Ethic
    • An Important Preliminary Interlude
    • Revenge in the Agamemnon
    • The Chorus in the Agamemnon
    • Agamemnon and Clytaemnestra
    • A Final Postscript
  • A Note on the Mythological Background to ‘the House of Atreus’
    • Family Tree (Simplified)
    • Some Comments
  • Oresteia - Agamemnon
  • Oresteia - Choephoroi (The Libation Bearers)
  • Oresteia - Eumenides (Kindly Ones)
  • Seven Against Thebes
  • Suppliant Women

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