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The Agamemnon by Aeschylus

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Other titlesThe Agamemnon, The Bacchanals
Statement[by Aeschylus]. The Bacchanals / [by Euripides]
SeriesEnglish and American drama of the nineteenth century
ContributionsEuripides., Milman, Henry Hart, 1791-1868
The Physical Object
Paginationp. [1]-180
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15154084M

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Free ebook and PDF of Agamemnon by Aeschylus. Also available to read online. Tells the story of 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 as revenge for the sacrifice of their daughter, Iphigenia. So Agamemnon waits on Aulis' plain where the treacherous strait’s dark undersurges sweep round the pride of Greece's fleet, trapped, stationary, round a thousand hulls of seasick infantry. The ice-breath that breathes down from the Balkan north strophe 4 File Size: KB. Agamemnon, however, remains fundamentally concerned with himself, and he has the cunning to manipulate people and situations for his own benefit. He does not trust his troops blindly, but tests their loyalty, as in Book 2. Agamemnon. Agamemnon is a Greek king and Menelaos' brother. His unfaithful wife Klytaimestra (Clytemnestra) teamed up with her lover Aigisthos to kill him when he came back from fighting the Trojan War. In the Underworld, he tells us why we should really try to marry a woman who isn't going to betray and murder us.

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