Ifigenia in Tauride – Baccanti has 16 ratings and 0 reviews. Testo originale a fronte. “Ifigenia in Tauride” è una tragedia di Euripide. Ifigenia scampò per poco dall’ essere immolata dal padre Agamennone come vittima sacrificale (“Ifigenia in. Ifigenia in Tauride. [ed.) Euripides [Euripide] (Antonio Cantele] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He is told by Apollo to go to Athens to be brought to trial as portrayed in Eumenides by Aeschylus. The Bacchae Alcmaeon in Corinth.

Euripides was known for his striking portrayals of female characters, and Iphigenia is no exception, although she perhaps lacks the dramatic depth of his Medea and Electra. Fetch me back to Argos, my brother, before I die.

Ifigenia in Tauride – Baccanti by Euripides

Furthermore, she has had a prophetic dream about her younger brother Orestes and believes that he is dead. Iphigenia tells Thoas that he must remain at the temple and cleanse the hall with torches, and that she may take a long time.

Compagno di Baal marked it as to-read Jan 20, Orestes, Pylades, and Iphigenia plan an escape whereby Iphigenia will claim that the strangers need to be cleansed in order to be sacrificed and will take them to the bay where their ship is anchored.

Sara Mazzoni marked it as to-read May 02, Melissa Rinaldin added it Mar 01, Iphigenia demands that the prisoners’ bonds be loosened, because they are hallowed. A herdsman enters eudipide explains to Iphigenia that he has captured two Hellenes and that Iphigenia should make ready the lustral water and the rites of consecration. Gluck may have wanted to compose his own reform opera on the Tauris theme but Traetta’s opera made this impossible for the time being.


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Also, euripise statue must be cleansed. Iphigenia asks Orestes many questions, especially of Greeks who fought in Troy. Michael Ewans has commented, “Gluck’s most radical ‘reform opera’ even dispenses with a love interest. Trivia About Ifigenia in Tauri Return to Book Page.

Ifigenia in Tauride

Upon hearing this, Iphigenia decides that she wants one of the strangers to return a letter to Argos, and that she will only sacrifice one of them.

Thoas enters from the temple, asking what all the noise is about. Iphigeniasister of Orestesis the high priestess of Diana in the temple of Tauris, having been transported there magically by the goddess when her father Agamemnon attempted to offer her as a sacrifice.

For the adaptation by Goethe, see Iphigenia in Tauris Goethe. She has since been made a priestess at the temple of Artemis in Taurica, a position in which she has the gruesome task of ritually sacrificing foreigners who land on King Thoas ‘s shores. Anna Marangon added it Jul 13, During this recitation, Orestes asks Pylades what he should do, having realized that he was standing in front of his sister.

Refresh and try again. Iphigenia in Tauris Ancient Greek: As for the Da Ponte Italian version, [18] there was a “memorable” staging at the Teatro alla Scala inwith Nino Sanzogno conducting the orchestra, Luchino Visconti as the director and Maria Callas in the title role. Styled “a tragic Singspiel”, it was staged on 23 October at the Nationalhoftheater[5] as the emperor Joseph II had had the Burgtheater renamed after dismissing the Italian singers and their orchestra in and installing German actors in the theatre.


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The play begins with Iphigenia reflecting on her brother’s death. It is now widely believed that wh Greek: The Bacchae Alcmaeon in Corinth. Lists with This Book. Svarthamar rated it liked it Jul 26, Thoas agrees that this must be done, and suspects nothing.

Ifigenia in Tauride – Baccanti

A chorus of Scythians comes bringing news of two taurdie Greeks who have just been found shipwrecked, demanding their blood Il nous fallait du sang. Retrieved from ” https: The custom of the Scythianswho inhabit Tauris, is to ritually sacrifice any who are shipwrecked on their shores.

The scene represents the front of the temple of Artemis in the land of the Taurians modern Ufigenia. After a touching scene of reunion, they devise a plan to escape together.