Iphigenia


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(Greek mythology) the daughter of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon

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In stark contrast to such a tradition, Euripides offers a radically different version of the Clytemnestra myth in his Electra and, more particularly, in Iphigenia at Aulis.
Iphigenia in Splott played to sell out houses in Cardiff, at the Edinburgh Festival, on tour across Wales and the rest of the UK, and internationally in Berlin and New York.
In the myth, Elektra's father (King Agamemnon) has sacrificed her sister (Iphigenia) to convince the goddess Artemis to help him win the Trojan War.
415 BC) (179-98); Iphigenia among the Taurians (ca.
Sophie Melville is the troubled effie in Iphigenia In Splott, at the everyman Picture: Mark DOuEt
For those oblivious to Greek mythology, Iphigenia was the Princess of Argos.
The most detailed narrative which takes its plot from a tragedy is that of Iphigenia in Aulis.
Yet all is not well at home; the King's wife Clytemnestra is bitter that the King previously sacrificed their daughter Iphigenia for the fair winds that would enable the Greeks to sail to Troy.
reminiscent of Iphigenia. Iphigenia is deceived into leaving Argos by
Iphigenia In Splott (March 11 and 12) is a play by Gary Owen inspired by the Iphigenia of Greek mythology who is sacrificed by her father, King Agamemnon.
(24) Clytemnestra herself will refer to Atreid misuse and violation of ritual practice in her acerbic debate with Electra, recounting Agamemnon's deceptive summoning of their daughter, Iphigenia, to Aulis on the pretext of marriage to Achilles (1018-36).
It is the same sacrifice, according to the Greek legend, as when the Greeks sacrificed Iphigenia for favorable winds to blow so that they could embark on their ships in order to attack Troy.
Art Show Painter Iphigenia Burg with painter and cartoonist Jen Hemenway will talk about their work during their art show reception, 2-5 p.m.
He discusses opera reform on the eve of Gluck's arrival, from Iphigenia en Aulide to Orphee: a court-sponsored reform, simplicity without primitivism, talking about opera, and resolution.