3 edition of Iphigeneia at Aulis. found in the catalog.
Iphigeneia at Aulis.
Bibliography: p. 181-182.
|Statement||A translation with commentary by Kenneth Cavander. With a series introd. by Eric A. Havelock.|
|Series||Prentice-Hall Greek drama series|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxvi, 182 p.|
|Number of Pages||182|
AGAMEMNON It Iphigeneia at Aulis. book but his name, not himself, that Achilles is lending, knowing nothing of the marriage or of my scheming or my professed readiness to betroth my daughter to him for a husband's embrace. Full-uddered cows were browsing at the spot where that verdict 'twixt goddesses was awaiting thee the cause of thy going to Hellas to stand before the ivory palace, kindling love in Helen's tranced eyes and feeling its flutter in thine own breast; whence the fiend of strife brought Hellas with her chivalry and ships to the towers of Troy. Klytaimestra Well? The looks your face took up at that suggestion! Achilles But who are you, madam? At one time the unsatisfied claims of Heaven upset our life, at another the numerous peevish fancies of our subjects shatter it.
Iphigenia Iphigenia was the daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra in Greek mythology. Plot[ edit ] The scene represents the front of the temple of Artemis in the land of the Taurians modern Crimea. That is my trouble. Peleus received the resounding blows on helmet and shield, and defending his upper arms, and controlling the weapon he held out, with one blow through the arm he pierced the bi-formed breast. Thoas calls upon the citizens of his land to run along the shore and catch the ship.
Why all this violence? I can see you there now: a nobleman becoming a brother-in-law to a nobleman, to the divine Achilles, the son of Thetis the Nereid. Furious at having been used as a prop in Agamemnon's plan, Achilles vows to defend Iphigenia, initially more for the purposes of his own honour than to save the innocent girl. Then Latreus rushed forward, massive in body and limbs, armed with the spoils of Emathian Halesus whom he had killed. Eloquence, brother, begets hatred! Agamemnon, her father will sacrifice her to the goddess Artemis.
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Out here, in front of the tent! Agamemnon A thought just occurred to me, a thought which might frighten you, Menelaos! All is yet quiet here in Aulis, the watch on the walls is not yet astir.
I shall think of nothing else but you from now Iphigeneia at Aulis. book. He prepares to strip his defeated enemy: he sees empty armour: the god of the sea has changed the body into that of a white bird, whose name is the one he bore, but a moment ago.
How dare you! I wonder who her groom is. Old Man In all other things, no, my lady. Thou camest, O Paris, to the place where thou wert reared to herd the kine amid the white heifers of Ida, piping in foreign strain and breathing on thy reeds an echo of the Phrygian airs Olympus played.
No one was ever born to a life free of misery. The messenger explains Iphigenia's lies and that the strangers fought some of the natives, then escaped on their Hellene ship with the priestess and the statue.
Am I then, a man who never went astray, to suffer for thy sins? Goaded to frenzy, Menelaus flew through Hellasinvoking the ancient oath exacted Iphigeneia at Aulis. book Tyndareus and declaring the duty of helping the injured husband.
Iphigeneia at Aulis. book Neither. Agamemnon He lives in Phthia, by the river Apidanus. We are not sons of a divine mother: nor of Ixion who was such as aspired to captivate great Juno : we are overcome by an enemy, who is half a man!
What shall I say to my wife, then? The broad dome of his head was shattered, and the soft brain matter oozed out through the hollow nostrils, eyes and ears, like curdled milk through the oak lattice, or as liquid trickles through a coarse sieve, under the weight, and squeezes thickly through the close mesh.
One presses as Iphigeneia at Aulis. book other gives way: he rushes and harries him, allowing no respite from the shock. With what face shall I receive hers? He writes a few words, then scratches them out and begins again.
He was between youth and age, but had the strength of youth, his hair greying on his temples. The thought that you would no longer lead our thousand ships against Priam, that you would no longer conquer his city with our soldiers — all that filled you with utter distress and dismay!
Wine gave them courage, and, in the first battle, cups, fragile jars, and round basins were sent flying, things intended for feasting, now used for fighting and killing. But not Calchas. He was indeed amazed Neither this helmet you see, with its yellow horsehair crest, nor the hollow shield weighing down my left arm, is to protect me: they only look to serve as ornament.
Else I shall become a curse upon your house, Orestes. But go!By: Euripides ( BC - BC) Iphigenia in Aulis is the last extant work of the playwright Euripides.
The Greek fleet is waiting at Aulis, Boeotia, with its ships ready to sail for Troy, but it is unable to depart due to a strange lack of wind. Iphigenia in Aulis by Euripides is a sort of prequel to Homer's Iliad.
It describes an important event immediately preceding the Trojan War. The ships waiting to leave for Troy are becalmed at.
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