Titolo: The Oresteia
Casa editrice: Blackstone Audio Inc.
Data di pubblicazione: 2007
Legatura: No Binding
Condizione libro: Used
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Riassunto: The only complete trilogy to survive from the ancient Greek theater is presented here in the first sound recording of all three plays: Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, and The Eumenides.
In The Oresteia, Aeschylus dramatizes the myth of the curse on the royal house of Argos. The action begins when King Agamemnon returns victorious from the Trojan War only to be treacherously slain by his own wife. It ends with the trial of their son, Orestes, who slew his mother to avenge her treachery--a trial with the goddess Athena as judge, the god Apollo as defense attorney, and, as prosecutors, relentless avenging demons called The Furies. The results of the trial change the nature of divine and human justice forever.
Also included is an excerpt from Blackstone's dramatization of The Odyssey, in which Agamemnon's brother Menelaus learns of the events of The Oresteia from Proteus, the sea god.
L'autore: AESCHYLUS (525 BCE - 456 BCE) was the earliest of the three great tragic playwrights of ancient Greece whose work has survived to the twenty-first century. He fought bravely in the Battle of Salamis (480 BCE), which inspired his first surviving play, The Persians. According to legend, he died in Sicily when an eagle dropped a tortoise on his head.
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