CXL: Death is Bad, the Anger of Clytemnestra & the Strength of Iphigenia (Iphigenia at Aulis Part 3)
The Greeks weren't able to sail for Troy but for the sacrifice of Agamemnon's eldest daughter, Iphigenia. Part three of Euripides's tragedy retelling Iphigenia's fate.
CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction, and typically involves gods and/or monsters, I'm not as deferential as I would be were I referencing the real thing.
Sources: Iphigenia at Aulis, versions translated by Coleridge and Cecelia Eaton Lushnig; Earth Greek Myths by Timothy Gantz; Theoi.com. Special thanks to Ash Strain for their help researching this episode! Follow Ash on Twitter: @ashstrain_.
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