The Effulgence Within: Purpose of Orestes - Electra Recognition Scene in Aeschylus' Choephoroe

Friday, November 18, 2016

Purpose of Orestes - Electra Recognition Scene in Aeschylus' Choephoroe

The Choëphoroe, or Libation-Bearers, is the second play of the trilogy - Agamemnon, Choëphoroe, Eumenides. The first gives the murder of Agamemnon by his wife Clytemnestra and her lover Aegisthus, son of Thyestes and his daughter Pelopia ( Sidelight: Pelopia had discovered that it was her father who... Sign in to see full entry.

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