The Oresteia Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What does Orestes firmly reinforce while protesting his innocence to the council? (from Play 3, Part 3 (p.215-230))

2.

To Aegisthus's consternation, of what does the chorus remind him? (from Play 1, Part 5 (p.150-159))

3.

Why does Apollo claim that Clytemnestra needed to be killed? (from Play 3, Part 1 (p. 199-205))

4.

What did Apollo expect in return for the gift he granted to Cassandra? (from Play 1, Part 4 (p.140150))

5.

What does Clytemnestra call out for when she hears the noise from inside the palace in the third part of "The Libation Bearers"? (from Play 2, Part 3 (p. 183-190))

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