a trilogy of tragic dramas (458 b.c.) by Aeschylus, consisting of the Agamemnon, the Choëphori, and the Eumenides.
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How to use Oresteia in a sentence
Trapped in their own private Oresteia, they learned astonishing forgiveness and empathy.
An awe-inspiring tale of destiny; out of it Æschylus will develop his great tragedy, the Oresteia.Homer's Odyssey | Denton J. Snider
Perhaps this is the reason why the Oresteia is the only extant trilogy.
The Oresteia is sufficient to prove that we gain no insight into his method as an artist if we consider only single plays.
In the trilogy of the Oresteia he is concerned with heroes; in the Prometheus, with gods, Titans, and demigods.
In the Oresteia Æschylus has plucked the last fruit upon the Upas-tree of crime which flourished in the palace of Mycenæ.