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Choëphori

[koh-ef-uh-rahy] /koʊˈɛf əˌraɪ/
noun
1.
a tragedy (458 b.c.) by Aeschylus.
Also called The Libation-bearers.
Compare Oresteia.

Libation-bearers, The

[lahy-bey-shuh n-bair-erz] /laɪˈbeɪ ʃənˈbɛər ərz/
noun
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  • The Choephori (libation-bearers), the second play of the trilogy, opens with the entry of Orestes.

    Authors of Greece T. W. Lumb
  • Aeschylus in his libation-bearers had dealt with this theme on broad lines and with gorgeous intensity of imagination.

    Euripedes and His Age Gilbert Murray

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