Studio sull’ Elettra di Euripide. Catania (= Università di Catania. Pubblicazioni della Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia, 32) Id. Sulle interpolazioni nell’ „ Elettra“. Euripides: Electra, Commentary. Bryn Mawr Resolutions and Chronology in Euripides: the Fragmentary Tragedies. London: Studio sull ‘ Elettra di Euripide. Adkins, A.W.H. (), ‘Basic Greek Values in Euripides’ Hecuba and Hercules Furens’, cq Basta Donzelli, G. (), Studiosull’ Elettra di Euripide.

Author: Malataxe Mishakar
Country: Luxembourg
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Literature
Published (Last): 8 January 2008
Pages: 71
PDF File Size: 11.56 Mb
ePub File Size: 9.33 Mb
ISBN: 993-8-33508-189-9
Downloads: 53618
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Akizahn

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In The Libation Bearers whose plot is roughly equivalent to the events in ElectraElectra recognizes her brother by a series of tokens: Views Read Edit Euripife history.

Library resources about Electra. In return for his kindness, Electra helps her husband with the household ehripide. For other uses, see Electra disambiguation. In other projects Wikisource.

They begin to plot how they will murder both Aegisthus and Clytemnestra. This is a mock-heroic allusion to a scene from Homer ‘s Odyssey.

This page was last edited on 3 Julyat Orestes is instead recognized from a scar he received on the forehead while chasing a doe in the house as a child This article is about the play by Euripides. The aged servant explains that Aegisthus is currently in his stables, preparing to sacrifice oxen for a feast. They tell Electra and Orestes that their mother received just punishment but their matricide was still a shameful act, and they instruct the siblings on what eeuripide must do to atone and purge their souls.


The peasant is kind to her and has respected her family name and her virginity. After some time it is clear that Electra is passionate euriplde avenging the death of their father. When Clytemnestra arrives, Orestes and Electra lure her into the house, where they thrust a sword into her throat.

Elettra di Euripide

Upon Agamemnon’s return from the Trojan War ten years later, Clytemnestra and her lover Aegisthus murdered him. Euripides in turn uses his recognition scene to allude to the one in Odyssey At this point the aged servant who brought Orestes to Phocis years before enters the play.

While his sacrifice allowed the Greek army to set sail for Troyit led to a deep resentment in his wife, Clytemnestra. Agamemnon father Clytemnestra mother Aegisthus stepfather Orestes brother Iphigenia sister Chrysothemis sister.

Elettra – Euripide – Google Books

Retrieved from ” https: The two leave the house, filled with grief and guilt. 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. Electra convinces Orestes that he must fulfill his duty to Agamemnon and murder their mother.


Euripides ‘ Electra Ancient Greek: The play begins with the introduction of Electra, the daughter of Clytemnestra and the late Agamemnon. Instead of an epic heroic boar hunt, Euripides instead invents a semi-comic incident involving a fawn. slettra

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Side A of a Lucanian red-figure pelikec.

Electra (Euripides play) – Wikipedia

Online books Resources in your library Resources in other libraries. For a general study of allusions to Homer in Greek tragedy, see Garner As Clytemnestra approaches, Orestes begins to waver on his decision to murder their mother. In Euripides’ play ff.

He recognizes Orestes because of the scar on his brow and the siblings are reunited. As they lament, Clytemnestra’s deified brothers, Castor and Polluxappear. 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.