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Libation Bearers

Libation Bearers


by Aeschylus

Libation Bearers: Orestes’ Besties True or False

1. What/who does Orestes pretend to be? -> A traveler
2. Who is genuinely distraught by the news of Orestes’ death? -> Orestes’ best friend
3. What does Orestes do when he meets with Aegisthus? -> He kills him
4. Who urges Orestes to kill Clytemnestra? -> Pylades
5. Who does Orestes think is pursuing him? -> Clytemnestra’s ghost