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Unformatted text preview: cratos: male power • Agamemnon gets the axe Justice, from Family to City-State Mani and Blood Feuds • sons had to avenge their fathers deaths • long standing blood feuds could last up to 250 years • can even take place within a family [succession crisis] Eumenides –Furies-• major themes: o family curse and vendetta o succession myth [human version] Third play: • starts out with Arestes on the run [had already taken revenge by killing Agestes and mother]...
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2009 for the course GREEK MYTH 40 taught by Professor Galluci during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.
- Spring '08