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Excerpt from Sophocles, Vol. 6: The Plays and Fragments
1. The story of Orestes the avenger was complete in every essential particular before it came to the earliest of those three Attic dramatists, each of whom has stamped it so strongly with the impress of his own mind.
In the Iliad there is no hint that the house of Pelops lay under a curse which entailed a series of crimes. The sceptre made by Hephaestus for Zeus, and brought by Hermes to Pelops, is peacefully inherited by Atreus, Thyestes and Agamemnon. Yet the Iliad makes at least one contribution to the material which Aeschylus found ready to his hand. It is the figure of Agamemnon himself, with eyes and head like those of Zeus, in girth like Ares, in breast like Poseidon; 'clad in flashing bronze, all glorious, and pre-eminent amid all. As Helen stands with Priam on the walls of Troy, and watches the Achaean warriors moving on the battle-field, he asks who this one may be: - 'There are others even taller by a head; but never did I behold a man so comely or so majestic (yepapv); he is like unto one that is a king. This is the royal Agamemnon, avrevos, who lives in the Aeschylean drama, and whose image reappears in later poetry. For the rest, the Iliad gives us just one far-off glimpse of the king's home beyond the Aegaean, where Orestes is a child in the fortress-palace at Mycenae, with three sisters, Chrysothemis, Laodic, and Iphianassa; children of that Clytaemnestra to whom, in the opinion of her lord at Troy, the damsel Chryses was 'in no wise inferior, in beauty or in stature, in wit or in skill.'
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Szczegóły: Sophocles, Vol. 6 - Jebb Richard C.

Tytuł: Sophocles, Vol. 6
Podtytuł: The Plays and Fragments (Classic Reprint)
Autor: Jebb Richard C.
Wydawnictwo: FB &c Ltd
ISBN: 9781330176016
Języki: angielski
Rok wydania: 2015
Ilość stron: 340
Format: 15.2x22.9cm
Oprawa: Miękka


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Sophocles, Vol. 6
The Plays and Fragments (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from Sophocles, Vol. 6: The Plays and Fragments
1. The story of Orestes the avenger was complete in every essential particular before it came to the earliest of those three Attic dramatists, each of whom has stamped it so strongly with the impress of his own mind.
In the Iliad there is no hint that the house of Pelops lay under a curse which entailed a series of crimes. The sceptre made by Hephaestus for Zeus, and brought by Hermes to Pelops, is peacefully inherited by Atreus, Thyestes and Agamemnon. Yet the Iliad makes at least one contribution to the material which Aeschylus found ready to his hand. It is the figure of Agamemnon himself, with eyes and head like those of Zeus, in girth like Ares, in breast like Poseidon; 'clad in flashing bronze, all glorious, and pre-eminent amid all. As Helen stands with Priam on the walls of Troy, and watches the Achaean warriors moving on the battle-field, he asks who this one may be: - 'There are others even taller by a head; but never did I behold a man so comely or so majestic (yepapv); he is like unto one that is a king. This is the royal Agamemnon, avrevos, who lives in the Aeschylean drama, and whose image reappears in later poetry. For the rest, the Iliad gives us just one far-off glimpse of the king's home beyond the Aegaean, where Orestes is a child in the fortress-palace at Mycenae, with three sisters, Chrysothemis, Laodic, and Iphianassa; children of that Clytaemnestra to whom, in the opinion of her lord at Troy, the damsel Chryses was 'in no wise inferior, in beauty or in stature, in wit or in skill.'
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This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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Szczegóły: Sophocles, Vol. 6 - Jebb Richard C.

Tytuł: Sophocles, Vol. 6
Podtytuł: The Plays and Fragments (Classic Reprint)
Autor: Jebb Richard C.
Wydawnictwo: FB &c Ltd
ISBN: 9781330176016
Języki: angielski
Rok wydania: 2015
Ilość stron: 340
Format: 15.2x22.9cm
Oprawa: Miękka


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