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Words nearby Iphigenia
Example sentences from the Web for Iphigenia
The first night of Iphigenia, Larrive, who took the part of Agamemnon, actually abstained from singing through his nose.
For example, Orestes in the Iphigenia reveals the fact that he is Orestes.Poetics|Aristotle
Iphigenia in Aulis was composed in less than a year; but to write an opera is one thing, to get it produced another.
I suppose that garland is to complete the impression of an Iphigenia about to be sacrificed, eh?Shadows of Flames|Amelie Rives
It was in the peristyle of this house that the copy of the famous picture by Timanthius of the sacrifice of Iphigenia was found.The Wonders of Pompeii|Marc Monnier
British Dictionary definitions for Iphigenia
Cultural definitions for Iphigenia
In classical mythology, the eldest daughter of Agamemnon and the sister of Electra and Orestes. When the Greek fleet was about to sail to fight in the Trojan War (see also Trojan War), Agamemnon sacrificed Iphigenia to the goddess Artemis to obtain favorable winds. According to some stories, Artemis saved Iphigenia from the sacrifice, and she was later reunited with Orestes.