Notes on Agamemnon
P. 105 - Story begins 10 yrs after Greece attacked Troy, led by Menelaus & Agamemnon
The attack was over a woman. (Helen of Sparta, who left with Prince Paris of Troy after
Paris and had been a guest in the House of Atreu
Notes on The Euminedes, the final book of the Oresteia, by Aeschylus
Pg. 233 - 234: Apollo is speaking to Orestes. He has put the Furies to sleep and sends
Orestes to Athens to be judged. He will be escorted and protected by Hermes while on his
way to A
Helios, sun-god, driver of chariot across the sky, tells Demeter who took Persephone.
Hades, who is Demeters brother.
It is mentioned that Demeter did not even bathe her body for nine days, which to me has
a double meaning since she is the earth m