Saturday, October 24, 2009
October 24: Clytemnestra Meets Her Rival (Vol. 8, pp. 52-64)
More blood-soaked Greek drama, this time from Aescheylus' "Agamemnon." Today's selection focuses on Cassandra, the doomsayer who predicted Agamemnon's death and knew that she would be killed by Clytemnestra to avenge her dark vision.