Tagged: Oresteia

Analects of the Core: Aeschylus on marriage

Marriage of man and wife is Fate itself, stronger than oaths, and Justice guards its life. But if one destroys the other and you relent — no revenge, not a glance in anger — then I say your manhunt of Orestes is unjust. — Apollo addressing the Leader,  in Aeschylus’s Eumenides, the final play in […]