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  1. a tragedy (458 b.c.) by Aeschylus.
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Compare Oresteia.
Also called The Libation-bearers.
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Historical Examples

  • The Choephori, like the plays of schylus generally, consists of scenes from a story taken as known.

    Dramatic Technique

    George Pierce Baker

  • The Choephori (Libation-bearers), the second play of the trilogy, opens with the entry of Orestes.