The Complete Aeschylus

The Complete Aeschylus

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1.7 The Complete Aeschylus

Aeschylus' Oresteia, the only ancient tragic trilogy to survive, is one of the great foundational texts of Western culture. It begins with Agamemnon, which describes Agamemnon's return from the Trojan War and his murder at the hands of his wife Clytemnestra, continues with her murder by their son Orestes in Libation Bearers, and concludes with Orestes' acquittal at a court founded by Athena in Eumenides. The trilogy thus traces the evolution of justice in human society… (more)

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Publisher: Start Publishing LLC (April 08, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 209 pages

File size: 281 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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