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Orestes by Euripides

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


  • Drama texts: classical, early & medieval,
  • Plays / Drama,
  • Hellenic languages,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Ancient, Classical & Medieval,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Ancient & Classical,
  • Ancient and Classical

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Edition Notes

Clarendon Paperbacks

ContributionsCharles W. Willink (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9444994M
ISBN 100198143966
ISBN 109780198143963

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How It (Supposedly) Went Down Brief Summary. At the urging of his sister, Electra, and the god Apollo, Orestes kills his mom, Clytemnestra, as payback for her murder of Agamemnon, Orestes' dad. Orestes' bloody deed majorly ticks off the dark-winged Furies who drive Orestes insane by torturing the crap out of him wherever he goes. Eventually, Apollo intervenes and sets up a trial in Athens. Orestes returns home after years of exile at the prompting of Apollo, in order to exact vengeance for his father's murder. But, while he begins the play as a boy rebelling against his mother's power in order to affirm his own male identity, by the end of the play he will come of age and assume a . “Orestes” is a late tragedy by the ancient Greek playwright Euripides, first presented in continues the story of Orestes after the events of Euripides’ play “Electra”, as he seeks to free himself from the torment of the Furies after the murder of his mother, and to obtain acquittal from the earthly courts for his s: Description. This collection of thirteen original essays by Orestes Augustus Brownson (–), a major political and philosophical figure in the American Catholic intellectual tradition, presents his developed political theory in which he devotes central attention .

Orestes. K likes. Orestes. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a ers: K. Produced more frequently on the ancient stage than any other tragedy, Orestes retells with striking innovations the story of the young man who kills his mother to avenge her murder of his father. Though eventually exonerated, Orestes becomes a fugitive from the Price: $ SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics. This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of Oresteia by Aeschylus. The Oresteia, a trilogy of Greek tragedies by Aeschylus, was first presented in Athens [ ]. Orestes, Electra, and Clytemnestra Resources Movie or TV Productions. TV Oresteia A version of Aeschylus' classic trilogy beamed straight to people's televisions in the 70's. Videogames. Dante's Inferno In this recent video game, Dante meets Electra in Limbo and must decide weather to punish her or forgive her for the murder of her mother.