The Oresteian trilogy : Agamemnon, the Choephori, the Eumenides

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The Oresteian Trilogy: Agamemnon; The Choephori; The Eumenides - Aeschylus, and Vellacott, Philip (Designer), and Stanford, W Bedell (Designer)

Aeschylus (525-c.456 bc) set his great trilogy in the immediate aftermath of the Fall of Troy, when King Agamemnon returns to Argos, a victor in war. Agamemnon depicts the hero's discovery that his family has been destroyed by his wife's infidelity and ends with his death at her callous hand. Clytemnestra's crime is repaid in The Choephori when ... Read More

The Oresteian Trilogy: Agamemnon; The Choephori; The Eumenides 1956, Penguin Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780140440676

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