The Oresteia: Agamemnon, the Libation-Bearers & the Furies

The Oresteia: Agamemnon, the Libation-Bearers & the Furies

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by Aeschylus
     
 

The Oresteia is a trilogy of Greek tragedies written by Aeschylus which concerns the end of the curse on the House of Atreus. When originally performed it was accompanied by Proteus, a satyr play that would have been performed following the trilogy; it has not survived. The term "Oresteia" originally probably referred to all four plays, but today is generally used to…  See more details below

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The Oresteia is a trilogy of Greek tragedies written by Aeschylus which concerns the end of the curse on the House of Atreus. When originally performed it was accompanied by Proteus, a satyr play that would have been performed following the trilogy; it has not survived. The term "Oresteia" originally probably referred to all four plays, but today is generally used to designate only the surviving trilogy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940148539483
Publisher:
Unforgotten Classics
Publication date:
07/15/2013
Series:
Unforgotten Classics , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
365 KB

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