In Greek mythology, Iphigenia was a daughter of King Agamemnon and Queen Clytemnestra, In Euripides’ Iphigenia at Aulis, it is Menelaus who convinces Agamemnon to heed the seer . Ifigenia in Tauride, opera by Tommaso Traetta. Franco Ferrari: Euripide: Ifigenia in Tauride: Ifigenia in Aulide. (I classici della BUR.) Pp. + 6 plates. Milan: Biblioteca Universale Rizzoli. Ifigenia in Aulide (Il Convivio) (Italian Edition) [Euripides] on *FREE * shipping on qualifying offers. Nel a.C., anno in cui scoppia la guerra tra.

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The Bacchantes Dionysus in ’69 The Bacchae Furious at having been used as a prop in Auljde plan, Achilles vows to defend Iphigenia, initially more for the purposes of his own honour than to save the innocent girl. For other uses, see Iphigenia disambiguation.

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She also believes that her death euripied be heroic, as it is for the good of all Greeks. Later, Clytemnestra is told of her daughter’s purported death—and how at the last moment, the gods spared Iphigenia and whisked her away, replacing her with a deer.

Thoas calls upon the citizens of his land to run along the shore and catch the ship. Iphigenia explains that ifigenla would like to clean the strangers and the statue in the sea, to make for a purer sacrifice.


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Achilles, angry that Agamemnon has used him in his plot, vows to help prevent the murder of Iphigenia. She recounts her “sacrifice” itigenia the hands of Agamemnonand how she was saved by Artemis and made priestess in this temple.

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All three exit the stage. Years before the time period covered by the play, the young princess Iphigeneia narrowly avoided death by sacrifice at the hands of her father, Agamemnon. The full rarely used name of the lfigenia private investigator V. Retrieved from ” https: However, most tributes to Artemis inspired by the sacrifice were more traditional.

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Iphigenia tells Thoas that he must remain at the temple and cleanse the hall with torches, and that she may take a long time. Statements consisting only of original research should be removed. The strangers ifugenia with the blood of kin on their hands and they must be cleansed.

In his depiction of the experiences of the main characters, Euripides frequently aulidf tragic irony for dramatic effect. Daily Life in Roman Egypt. It has much in common with another of Euripides’s plays, Helen ifgenia, as well as the lost play Xulideand is often described as a romancea melodramaa tragi-comedy or an escape play.


Agamemnon tries to convince Clytemnestra to go back to Argos, but Clytemnestra insists on staying for the wedding. In some versions, Iphigenia dies at Aulis, but in others, Artemis rescues her.

Clytemnestra and Iphigenia try in vain to persuade Agamemnon to change his mind, but the general believes that he has no choice. Iphigenia, knowing she is doomed, decides to be sacrificed willingly, reasoning that as a mere mortal, she cannot go against the will of a goddess. The play as it exists in the manuscripts ends with a messenger reporting that Iphigenia has been replaced on the altar by a deer. Iphigenia also i that these myths no longer have any power over her.

The play revolves around Agamemnonthe leader of the Greek coalition before and during the Trojan Warand his decision to sacrifice his daughter, Iphigeniato appease the goddess Artemis and allow his troops to set sail to preserve their honour in battle against Troy.

Apollo orders Orestes—to escape persecution by the Erinyes for killing his mother, Clytemnestra, and her lover—to go to Ifigehia. Metrical analysis by Zielinski indicated a date between and BCE, but later analysis by Martin Cropp and Gordon Fick using more sophisticated statistical techniques indicated a wider range of to BCE.