Aulis


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Au·lis

 (ô′lĭs)
An ancient port of east-central Greece in Boeotia. According to tradition, it was the embarkation point for the Greek fleet during the Trojan War.

Aulis

(ˈɔːlɪs)
n
(Placename) an ancient town in E central Greece, in Boeotia: traditionally the harbour from which the Greeks sailed at the beginning of the Trojan war
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As an example of motiveless degradation of character, we have Menelaus in the Orestes: of character indecorous and inappropriate, the lament of Odysseus in the Scylla, and the speech of Melanippe: of inconsistency, the Iphigenia at Aulis,--for Iphigenia the suppliant in no way resembles her later self.
All who have not since perished must remember as though it were yesterday or the day before, how the ships of the Achaeans were detained in Aulis when we were on our way hither to make war on Priam and the Trojans.
These were they that dwelt in Hyria and rocky Aulis, and who held Schoenus, Scolus, and the highlands of Eteonus, with Thespeia, Graia, and the fair city of Mycalessus.
646-662) If ever you turn your misguided heart to trading and with to escape from debt and joyless hunger, I will show you the measures of the loud-roaring sea, though I have no skill in sea-faring nor in ships; for never yet have I sailed by ship over the wide sea, but only to Euboea from Aulis where the Achaeans once stayed through much storm when they had gathered a great host from divine Hellas for Troy, the land of fair women.
Agamemnon that Laiaides, a priest of Aulis, was favored with an
Classicists from Europe, New Zealand, and the US describe the origins of ancient Greek theatre; philanthropic gods in comedy and tragedy; the people in Aeschylus; tragedies; allegory; AristophanesAE comedies; Greek drama beyond Athens in the Eastern Mediterranean; and specific plays, including AeschylusAE Agamemnon, SophoclesAE Ajax, Electra, and Philoctetes, and EuripidesAE Electra and Iphigenia at Aulis.
The self-assured hubris of a man who likes to play God for a living is challenged when he has to make an innocent pay for his crimes - the central conflict of Greek auteur Yorgos Lanthimos' ( Dogtooth, The Lobster ) chilling film, Killing of a Sacred Deer , is a metaphorical allegory borrowed from the Greek play Iphigenia in Aulis.
2 Orpheus Haec fata Mercurio Euridyce formosa, puellas Tarn visa est superare pares, caelestibus aulis Quam iucunda Venus dominas supereminet omnes.
As part of the Faneromeni Festival 17, the ancient tragedy Iphigenia in Aulis by Euripides will unfold at the Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation on Thursday in a show designed especially for the festival and the foundation's amphitheatre.
Yet, faced with such crowded and seemingly chaotic pictures, even William ('Bill') Stevenson, the psychiatrist who brought Jones out of his most severe breakdown and made possible the writing of his great poem The Anathemata (1952), was left in doubt when shown Aphrodite in Aulis (1940-41; Fig.
291-300); Iphigenia in Aulis (presented posthumously in 405 BC) (301-12); The Bacchae (presented posthumously in 405 BC) (313-44).