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Published: 01 February 2000

288 Pages

ISBN: 9780856686535

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Euripides: Iphigenia in Tauris

M. J. Cropp

Liverpool University Press

Aris and Phillips Classical Texts

Iphigenia in Tauris tells the story of the princess Iphigenia who was sacrificed by her father Agamemnon to expedite his campaign against Troy but was rescued by the goddess Artemis and transported to the land of the Taurians. There she herself must perform human sacrifices as a priestess of Artemis in the local cult.