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For a general study of allusions to Homer in Greek tragedy, see Garner Eletta his sacrifice allowed the Greek army to set sail for Troyit led to a deep resentment in his wife, Clytemnestra. Orestes goes to confront Aegisthus while Electra sends the aged servant to tell Clytemnestra that she had a son ten days ago, knowing this will bring Clytemnestra to her house.

Orestes, Electra and Hermes at Agamemnon’s tomb. For other uses, see Electra disambiguation.

In other projects Wikisource. Upon Agamemnon’s return from the Trojan War ten years later, Clytemnestra and her lover Aegisthus murdered him. In Euripides’ play ff.

Electra (Euripides play) – Wikipedia

Online books Resources in your library Resources in other libraries. Euripides in turn uses his recognition scene to allude to the one in Odyssey Eurioide is unclear whether it was euripice produced before or after Sophocles ‘ version of the Electra story. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Eugipide Clytemnestra arrives, Orestes and Electra lure her into the house, where they thrust a sword into her throat.


He recognizes Orestes because of the scar on his brow and the siblings are reunited. Solmsen ; Tarkow ; Halporn Agamemnon father Clytemnestra mother Aegisthus stepfather Orestes brother Iphigenia sister Chrysothemis sister.

In The Libation Bearers whose plot is roughly equivalent to the events in ElectraElectra recognizes her brother by a series of tokens: Euripides’ own recognition scene clearly parodies Aeschylus’ account.

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This article is about the play by Euripides. The two leave the house, filled with grief and guilt. Library resources about Electra. They tell Electra and Orestes that their mother received just punishment but their matricide was still a shameful act, and they elettr the siblings on what they must do to atone and purge their souls.

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In the OdysseyOrestes’ return to Argos and taking revenge for his father’s death is held up several times as a model for Telemachus’ behavior see Telemachy. The enduring popularity of Aeschylus ‘ Oresteia trilogy produced in BC is evident in Euripides’ construction of the recognition scene between Orestes and Electra.

Years before the start of the play, near the start of the Trojan Warthe Greek general Agamemnon sacrificed his daughter Iphigeneia in order to appease the goddess Artemis. They begin to plot how they will murder both Aegisthus and Clytemnestra.


At this point the aged servant who brought Orestes to Phocis years before enters the play. This is a mock-heroic allusion to a scene from Homer ‘s Odyssey. The play begins with the introduction of Electra, the daughter of Clytemnestra and the late Agamemnon. Electra convinces Orestes that he must fulfill his duty to Agamemnon and murder their mother.

Orestes is instead recognized from a scar he received on the forehead while chasing a doe in the house as a child The peasant is kind to her and has respected her family name and her virginity.

The aged eldttra explains that Aegisthus is currently in his stables, preparing to sacrifice oxen for a feast. Side A of a Lucanian red-figure pelikec. After some time it is clear that Electra is passionate about avenging the death of their father. Euripides ‘ Electra Ancient Greek: Elettra of an epic heroic boar hunt, Euripides instead invents a semi-comic incident involving a fawn. As they lament, Clytemnestra’s deified brothers, Castor and Polluxappear.