1: I know that Hesiod in the "Catalogue of Women" represented that Iphigeneia was not killed but, by the will of Artemis, became Hecate (48).
48) According to this account Iphigeneia was carried by Artemis to the Taurie Chersonnese (the Crimea).
Judged, despised, cursed by gods she has long since lost faith in, Clytemnestra reveals the tragic saga that led to these bloody actions: how her husband deceived her eldest daughter Iphigeneia
with a promise of marriage to Achilles, only to sacrifice her because that is what he was told would make the winds blow in his favor and take him to Troy; how she seduced and collaborated with the prisoner Aegisthus, who shared her bed in the dark and could kill; how Agamemnon came back with a lover himself; and how Clytemnestra finally achieved her vengeance for his stunning betrayal--his quest for victory, greater than his love for his child.
In the Iliad, Achilles ritually sacrifices twelve Trojan youths in honor of his fallen friend Patroclus, but Agamemnon's murder by his wife Clytemnestra was seen by later Greeks, at least in part, as a punishment for his having sacrificed his daughter Iphigeneia
to the goddess Artemis.
as agalma and the wealth of the house, below 206).
Dramatic texts take centre stage (Marlowe's Dido Queene of Carthage, Jane Lumley's The Tragedie of Iphigeneia
, Nicholas Breton's The Miseries of Mavillia, Thomas Middleton's A Chaste Maid in Cheapside, Elizabeth Cary's The Tragedie of Mariam, and Shakespeare's Love's Labor's Lost, Taming of the Shrew, and Hamlet form the principal works under examination), but instruction books, sermons, religious translations, and catechisms also make their way into the discussion.
Ten editions of Hecuba and Iphigeneia
in Aulis together, and three of Hecuba alone appeared in early modern Europe before 1541, according to Charlton (33), and further editions were printed after that date (Mossman 223).
The examples of the outlines of the Iphigeneia
and of the Odyssey mentioned by Aristotle simply do not offer support to her thesis; see Poetica 17.
Where it is not, as in the case of Iphigeneia
at Aulis [.
at Aulis, adapt: Colin Teevan from Euripides; dir: Dylan Russell.
Agamemnon's choice to sacrifice Iphigeneia
, to modern instances of nihilist teenage melodrama, e.
25) The third painting, on the far left, is The Sacrifice of Iphigeneia
, after a lost work by the Greek painter Timanthes.