Choëphori

[ koh-ef-uh-rahy ]
/ koʊˈɛf əˌraɪ /

noun

a tragedy (458 b.c.) by Aeschylus.

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Also called The Libation-bearers.
Compare Oresteia.
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Example sentences from the Web for Choëphori

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

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

    Dramatic Technique|George Pierce Baker