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Oresteia - Wikipedia
The Oresteia (Ancient Greek: Ὀρέστεια) is a trilogy of Greek tragedies written by Aeschylus in the 5th century BC, concerning the murder of Agamemnon by Clytemnestra, the murder of Clytemnestra by Orestes, the trial of Orestes, the end of the curse on the House of Atreus and pacification of the Erinyes.The trilogy—consisting of Agamemnon (Ἀγαμέμνων), The Libation Bearers ...
The Oresteia: Agamemnon; The Libation Bearers; The ...
In the Oresteia Aeschylus addressed the bloody chain of murder and revenge within the royal family of Argos. As they move from darkness to light, from rage to self-governance, from primitive ritual to civilized institution, their spirit of struggle and regeneration becomes an everlasting song of celebration.
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“The Oresteia” trilogy by the ancient Greek playwright Aeschylus consists of the three linked plays “Agamemnon”, “The Libation Bearers” and “The Eumenides”.The trilogy as a whole, originally performed at the annual Dionysia festival in Athens in 458 BCE, where it won first prize, is considered to be Aeschylus’ last authenticated, and also his greatest, work.
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Peter Meineck's new rendition of the Oresteia is that rare and wonderful thing: a text accessible to the Greekless audience while still preserving the vocabulary of Aeschylus. Those of us who have seen Peter Meineck's performances have long marveled at his ability to turn Greek into clear English, how he does not do 'versions' of the plays, how he does not rewrite the ancients into modern ...
Orestie - Wikipedia
De Orestie (Oudgrieks: Ὀρέστεια, Oresteia, 'verhaal van Orestes') is een trilogie van de Griekse tragediedichter Aischylos.Het verhaalt de evolutie die de held Orestes, zoon van Agamemnon, doormaakt.De Oresteia werd oorspronkelijk samen opgevoerd met een opvoering van het saterspel Proteus, dat niet is overgeleverd.De eerste opvoering was op de Dionysia-feesten van 458 v.Chr. in ...
Aeschylus - Wikipedia
Aeschylus was born in c. 525 BC in Eleusis, a small town about 27 kilometers northwest of Athens, which is nestled in the fertile valleys of western Attica, though the date is most likely based on counting back forty years from his first victory in the Great Dionysia. His family was wealthy and well established; his father, Euphorion, was a member of the Eupatridae, the ancient nobility of ...
The Oresteia: Sept 2018 - March 2019 - Splendid Productions
Splendid’s touring production for 2018/2019 is Kerry Frampton’s new adaptation of Aeschylus’s tragic trilogy 'The Oresteia'. The three plays ('Agamemnon', 'The Libation Bearers' and 'The Eumenides')are adapted into a single hour-long piece with a multi-roling cast of three, employing a range of our regular student-stealable theatrical techniques including:
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Orestes (mythologie) - Wikipedia
Orestes (Oudgrieks: Ὀρέστης) is een figuur uit de Griekse mythologie.Hij is de zoon van Agamemnon en Klytaimnestra en de broer van Elektra, Chrysothemis en Iphigenia.Hij trouwde met Hermione, dochter van zijn oom Menelaos.. Orestes is slachtoffer van het noodlot waaraan hij zelf niets kan veranderen. Klytaimnestra, de moeder van Orestes, doodde met hulp van haar minnaar Aigisthos haar ...
Ancient Greek Theater - Reed College
Ancient Greek Theater. The theater of Dionysus, Athens (Saskia, Ltd.) This page is designed to provide a brief introduction to Ancient Greek Theater, and to provide tools for further research.