Blood, Vengeance, Justice, and The Furies 
Blood, Vengeance, Justice, and The Furies
by University of Maryland
Video Lecture 19 of 24
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Date Added: July 22, 2017

Lecture Description

In this lecture, Prof. Vandiver discusses the trilogy of Aeschylus under the name of "Oresteia".

Obtained from archive.org.

Suggested readings:
"Oresteia" trilogy by Aeschylus trans. Lattimore: a.co/d8BJPwp
Bilingual Loeb edition: a.co/4HjYgBy

Course Index

Course Description

Classical Mythology is an introduction to the primary characters and most important stories of classical Greek and Roman mythology. Among those you will study are the accounts of the creation of the world in Hesiod's Theogony and Ovid's Metamorphoses; the gods Zeus, Apollo, Demeter, Persephone, Hermes, Dionysos, and Aphrodite; the Greek Heroes, Theseus and Heracles (Hercules in the Roman version); and the most famous of all classical myths, the Trojan War.

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