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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Iphigenia in Aulis has had a ni influence on modern art. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Meean American playwright, adapted the text for the modern theatre through his project, “The Re-Making Project”. Wikisource has the text of the Encyclopedia Americana article Iphigenia. The earliest known accounts of the purported death of Iphigenia are included in Euripides’ Iphigenia at Aulis and Iphigenia in Taurisboth Athenian tragedies of the fifth century BC set in the Heroic Age.

These close identifications of Iphigenia with Artemis encourage some scholars to believe that she was originally a hunting goddess whose cult was subsumed by eurpide Olympian Artemis. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

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A herdsman enters and explains to Iphigenia that he has captured two Hellenes and that Iphigenia should make ready the lustral water and the rites of consecration. Rescue me from this barbarian land, free me from this slaughterous priesthood, in which it is my office to kill strangers.

Orestes and Pylades brought before Iphigenia, by Joseph Strutt. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Orestes and Pylades enter, having just arrived in this land. It should not be confused with Taurus.

Retrieved from ” https: Iphigenia finds out from Orestes, who is still concealing his identity, that Orestes is alive. Metrical analysis by Zielinski indicated a wulide between and BCE, but later analysis by Martin Cropp and Gordon Fick using more sophisticated statistical techniques indicated a wider range of to BCE.


Ualide the last moment the goddess Artemisto whom the sacrifice was to be made, intervened and replaced Iphigeneia on the altar with a deer, saving the girl and sweeping her off to the land of the Taurians. Views Read Edit View history.

Retrieved December 9, Iphigenia explains that she would like to clean the strangers and the statue in the sea, to make for a purer sacrifice.

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Iphigenia tells the herdsmen to bring the strangers to the temple, and says that she will prepare to sacrifice them. According to Hyginus ‘ FabulaeFiigenia was not sacrificed. Then she brought me to stay in this land.

The Songs of the Kings. After consulting the seer Calchasthe Greek leaders learn that this is no mere meteorological abnormality but rather the will of the goddess Artemiswho is withholding the winds because Agamemnon has caused her offense. The Songs ifigenis the Kings. Retrieved from ” https: Iphigenia has just eutipide the statue from the temple and explains that when the strangers were brought in front of the statue, the statue turned and closed its eyes.

Retrieved June 25, To Menelaus, this is not only a personal blow for it is his wife, Helenwith whom the Trojan prince Paris ran off, and whose retrieval is the main pretext for the warit may also lead to mutiny and the downfall of the Greek leaders should the rank and file discover the prophecy and realise that their general has aulire his family above their pride as soldiers.

In some versions, Iphigenia dies at Aulis, but in others, Artemis rescues her.

The attendants euripidw Iphigenia leave to prepare for the sacrifice. This has often been taken as a reason to reject as the date for Iphigenia in Taurissince that would mean three similar plays would have been performed in the same trilogy. Orestes demands that he be sacrificed, and that Pylades be sent home with the letter, because Orestes brought Pylades on this trip, and it would not be right for Pylades to die while Orestes lives.


This page was last edited on 15 Novemberat Thoas calls upon the citizens of his land to run along the shore and catch the ship. In some versions of the story, Iphigenia remains unaware of her imminent sacrifice until the last moment, believing that she is led to the altar to be married.

Iphigenia tells Thoas that he must remain at the temple and cleanse the hall with torches, and that she may take auliide long time. Iphigenia is the priestess of Artemis, and it is her duty to perform the sacrifice. Orestes explains that he has avenged Agamemnon’s death by killing Clytaemnestra and Aegisthus.

After Agamemnon sends a message to Clytemnestra informing her of Iphigenia’s supposed marriage, he immediately regrets his decision and tries to send another letter telling them not to come.

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Iphigenia in Tauris Kerenyi clearly distinguishes between parallel accounts of Iphigenia. Iphigenia interprets ifigenis thus to Thoas: In his depiction of the experiences of the main characters, Euripides frequently uses tragic irony for dramatic effect. Agamemnon tries to convince Clytemnestra to go back to Argos, but Clytemnestra insists on staying for the wedding. The Cities and Cemeteries of Etruria. Apollo sends him to steal a sacred statue of Artemis to bring back to Athens so that he may be set free.

Iphigenia in Tauris Euripidee Achilles prepares to defend Iphigenia by force, Iphigenia, realizing that she has no hope of escape, begs Achilles not to throw his life away in a lost cause.

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