Monday, November 21, 2016
Clytemnestra or Orestes, Whose Guilt Spells the More Serious Consequences?
In Aeschylus’ Choephoroe, while mourning at Agamemnon’s tomb, Orestes swore to avenge his father’s murder and with his sister Electra, worked out a plan for killing Aegisthus and Clytemnestra. Orestes and his friend Pylades, disguised, appear at the door of the palace and ask to see Clytemnestra.... Sign in
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