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|Named Person:||Agamemnon, King of Mycenae (Mythological character); Agamemnon, King of Mycenae (Mythological character)|
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Aeschylus.; Gilbert Murray
|ISBN:||9781775412472 1775412474 9781433700439 1433700433|
|Description:||1 online resource (120 pages)|
|Responsibility:||Aeschylus ; translated by Gilbert Murray.|
The Agamemnon of Aeschylus is the first play in The Trilogy of the Oresteia, which deals with the eternal problem of the evil act causing vengeance which wreaks more evil which must be avenged. Aeschylus declares that the new ruler in heaven, Zeus, heralds the end of this cycle and the beginning of hope. Zeus has suffered and sinned and grown wise, and thereby shows humans how to grow wise also.