The Effulgence Within: The Gruesome Happenings in the House of Atreus

Monday, November 14, 2016

The Gruesome Happenings in the House of Atreus

( Aeschylus’ “The Orestia” is a tale of gore, technically a tragedy but it does not end purely in hopelessness, but on an upbeat note. The modern readers may be surprised because in ancient Athens the term “tragedy” did not carry its modern meaning and many of the tragedies do end on a positive... Sign in to see full entry.

Previous: Faustus' Last Soliloquy Just Before he is Carried Away to Hell - New Entries - Next: Clytemnestra's Killing of Agamemnon

Headlines (What is this?)

Referrals - About Us - Press - Terms of Use - Privacy Policy - Conduct Policy
Copyright © 2017 Shaycom Corporation. All rights reserved.