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Libation Bearers

Libation Bearers


1. Why has Orestes come back home? -> To avenge his father’s death
2. What does Orestes give as offerings? -> Locks of his hair
3. Who comes to the tomb soon after Orestes does? -> Lara Croft, Tomb Raider
4. What would be the gods’ punishment if Orestes did not do as he was told by the oracle? -> He would be stricken with horrible diseases
5. What did Clytemnestra dream? -> That she was killed by a tiger
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