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Classics at Haverford
     
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Movie Screening: "300"

9/20 @ 7:30 p.m.

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History of Lit. Theory
Plato & Sophists
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Electra > Electra in Art
 
White-ground alabastron depicting Electra (other side shows Clytemnestra with axe); Attic, c. 490 BCE
detail, bronze sheet with figures:
Orestes stabbing Clytemnestra while Electra looks on and Aegisthus attempts to flee; Greek, c. 570 BCE
Olympia Museum. Credits: Barbara McManus, 1980
Electra and Orestes (Roman, c. 25-75 CE)
terracotta relief from Melos: Orestes and Pylades find Electra mourning at Agamemnon's tomb; Athens, c. 460-450 BCE
Paris, Louvre Museum. Credits: Barbara McManus, 1999