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Overview

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Author

Aeschylus

First Performed

458 BCE

Type

Play

Genre

Tragedy

About the Title

The title Agamemnon refers to the play's ill-fated tragic hero. Interestingly, Agamemnon appears on stage only during his death scene. It may be argued Clytaemnestra is the play's more influential character.

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