The Agamemnon: The Play About Agamemnon - King of Argos, from the Trojan War - His Wife Clytemnestra, Their Daughter Iphigenia, Sacrifice, Murder and More ...

The Agamemnon: The Play About Agamemnon - King of Argos, from the Trojan War - His Wife Clytemnestra, Their Daughter Iphigenia, Sacrifice, Murder and More ...

by Aeschylus
     
 

The play Agamemnon details the homecoming of Agamemnon, King of Argos, from the Trojan War. Waiting at home for him is his wife, Clytemnestra, who has been planning his murder, partly as revenge for the sacrifice of their daughter, Iphigenia, and partly because in the ten years of Agamemnon's absence Clytemnestra has entered into an adulterous relationship with… See more details below

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The play Agamemnon details the homecoming of Agamemnon, King of Argos, from the Trojan War. Waiting at home for him is his wife, Clytemnestra, who has been planning his murder, partly as revenge for the sacrifice of their daughter, Iphigenia, and partly because in the ten years of Agamemnon's absence Clytemnestra has entered into an adulterous relationship with Aegisthus, Agamemnon's cousin and the sole survivor of a dispossessed branch of the family, who is determined to regain the throne he believes should rightfully belong to him.

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ISBN-13:
9781105999598
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
07/25/2012
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LULU PRESS
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NOOK Book
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