Christianity and Classical Culture, Episode 9: Oresteia Part II
In this second part of a two part mini series on the Oresteia, Dr. Fleming explores themes and characters in the second and third plays in the cycle, the Libation Bearers and the Eumenides. He examines the role of fate in what Orestes does, the horror of blood guilt in relation to justice, how Athena tames the Furies eventually, and how she began this process using the conceit of a legal proceeding, in a courtroom.
Original Air Date: December 17, 2016
Show Run Time: 52 minutes
Show Guest(s): Dr. Thomas Fleming
Show Host(s): Stephen Heiner
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