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Oresteia - Wikipedia


The Oresteia (Ancient Greek: Ὀρέστεια) is a trilogy of Greek tragedies written by Aeschylus concerning the murder of Agamemnon by Clytaemnestra, the murder ...

The Oresteia - Aeschylus - Ancient Greece - Classical Literature


A basic level guide to some of the best known and loved works of prose, poetry and drama from ancient Greece - The Oresteia by Aeschylus.

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In the Oresteia Aeschylus addressed the bloody chain of murder and revenge within the royal family of Argos. As they move from darkness to light, from rage to  ...
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Play Summary - CliffsNotes


All Subjects. Play Summary · About Agamemnon, The Choephori, and The Eumenides · Character List · Summary and Analysis · The Oresteia: Introductory Note ...

Summary and Analysis The Oresteia: Introductory Note - CliffsNotes


The main idea of The Oresteia is that injustice and such primitive instruments of morality as the blood-feud must be eliminated if human society is ever to attain to  ...



The Oresteia. The collective name given to the three Greek tragedies (trilogy) by Aeschylus on the story of Agamemnon, Clytemnestra, and Orestes, produced at ...

Oresteia, The by AESCHYLUS - LibriVox


Feb 14, 2010 ... The Oresteia is a trilogy by Aeschylus, one of the foremost playwrights of ancient Greece. It encompasses three plays: Agamemnon, The ...

The Oresteia: Introduction - TheatreHistory.com


Of all the works of Aeschylus the strongest in dramatic force is the Oresteia, a series consisting of the Agamemnon, the Choëphoræ (or Libation Bearers) and the ...

SparkNotes: Agamemnon


Order The Oresteia: Agamemnon, the Libation-Bearers & the Furies at BN.com ... is the first play in a trilogy of tragedies by Aeschylus entitled the Oresteia.

Oresteia | work by Aeschylus | Britannica.com


Sep 30, 2015 ... Oresteia, trilogy of tragic dramas by the ancient Greek dramatist Aeschylus, first performed in 458 bce. It is his last work and the only complete ...