The Trojan War part II

The Trojan War part II - The Trojan War Powell ch. 19 The...

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The Trojan War Powell ch. 19
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The House of Atreus Tantalus+Pelops Pelops+Hippodamia Pelops →Atreus+Thyestes Thyestes sleeps with Atreus’ wife Atreus kills the children of Thyestes and feeds them to him Thyestes impregnates his own daughter, Pelopia
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The House of Atreus Pelopia gives birth to Aegisthus Pelopia finds out that Thyestes is both  her rapist and the father of Aegisthus and  commits suicide Aegisthus kills Atreus Thyestes becomes king of the  Mycenaeans Agamemnon, son of Atreus, overthrows  him
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Hector and Andromache One of the most famous passages in world literature (Powell, 553-555) Hector leaves his wife Andromache and his son Astyanax to return to battle “…Thus, Hector, you have become to me both father and mother, you have become my brother-but above all the husband I cherish. Now hear the prayer of my anguish: Stay safely here on the tower, lest your dear son be orphaned, and I be left as your widow…”
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