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Choëphŏri

Χοηφόροι). “The Libation-bearers.” The title of a play of Aeschylus (q.v.), the second in the Orestean trilogy, and named from the fact that the chorus is composed of captive Trojan women who are charged with the duty of bringing the libations to the tomb of Agamemnon. The subject of the play is the murder of Clytemnestra and Aegisthus by Orestes.

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