Agamemnon

by: Aeschylus

Context Quick Quiz

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In what year was Aeschylus born?

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How many of the more than ninety plays written by Aeschylus have survived to the modern era?

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What play immediately follows Agamemnon in the Oresteia trilogy?

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The events of Agamemnon take place against the backdrop of which ancient historical conflict, which was recounted in Homer’s Iliad?

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What element did Aeschylus add to his plays, creating a new range of dramatic possibilities?