The Eumenides

Aeschylus


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The Eumenides is the final play of the Oresteia, in which Orestes is hunted down and tormented by the Furies, a trio of goddesses known to be the instruments of justice. He pleads with the goddess Athena for help and she responds by setting up a trial for him in Athens on the Areopagus.

№ 3 in The Oresteia Trilogy.

Part of the Encyclopaedia Britannica’s Great Books of the Western World set.

Part of the Harvard Classics set.

This book has 51 pages in the PDF version, and was originally written c.458 B.C. This translation by E. D. A. Morshead, 1881.

Production notes: This ebook of The Eumenides was published by Global Grey in 2020.

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