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The Oresteia and Greek Mythology with Will Freiert

The Oresteia is a trilogy among Greek tragedies.  The three plays, entitled Agamemnon, Libation Bearers, and Eumenides, are centered around the themes of justice and revenge. In Agamemnon, Queen Clytemnestra seeks to avenge her daughter, Iphigenia’s murder.  Iphigenia was sacrificed by her own father/Clytemnestra’s husband, King Agamemnon.  Agamemnon sacrificed Iphigenia in order to get favorable winds so his army could […]