In the Oresteia Aeschylus addressed the bloody chain of murder and revenge within the royal family of Argos As they move from darkness to of murder and revenge within the royal family of Argos As they move from darkness to from rage to self governance from primitive ritual to civilized institution their spirit of struggle "AND REGENERATION BECOMES AN EVERLASTING SONG OF CELEBRATION IN "regeneration becomes an everlasting song of celebration In a king s decision to sacrifice his daughter and turn the tide of war inflicts lasting damage on his family culminating in a terrible act of retributionThe Libation Bearers deals with the aftermath of Clytemnestra s his family culminating in a terrible act of retributionThe Libation Bearers deals with the aftermath of Clytemnestra s

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The Oresteia: Agamemnon; The Libation Bearers; The EumenidesDuction notes glossary written in collaboration with Stanford in Penguin ClassicsForthan seventy years Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the speaking world Withthan titles Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines Readers trust theseries to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors as well as up to datetranslations by award winning translators. De as her son Orestes sets out to avenge "His Father S Death And "father s death and The Eumenides Orestes is tormented by supernatural powers that can never be appeased Forming an elegant and subtle discourse on the emergence of Athenian democracy out of a period of chaos and destruction The Oresteia is a compelling tragedy of the tensions between our obligations to our families and the laws that Bind Us Together As A Society The us together as a society The trilogy in Greek drama that survives from antiuity Aeschylus The Oresteiais translated by Robert Fagles with an intro.