Aegisthos

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  • Electra, his sister, helps the leftists and aids her brother in avenging the treachery of their mother and Aegisthos.
  • Clytemnestra and Aegisthos murdered Agamemnon, and Aegisthos thereby became possessed of his throne and queen. Cited from The Crest-Wave of Evolution, by Kenneth Morris
  • Aegisthos, Clytemnestra's lover, is an informer and collaborator working with the German occupiers.
  • Agamemnon had a cousin Aegisthos, who became the paramour of Clytemnestra. Cited from The Crest-Wave of Evolution, by Kenneth Morris
  • Orestes, son of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra, fights on the side of the leftists, avenges his father's death by killing his mother and Aegisthos.
  • Hence the fate that awaited him on his return; and hence because of Clytemnestra's useless crime -- when she and Aegisthos come out from murdering him, and announce what they have done, the Chorus's dark foretellings -- to come true presently --of the Karma that is to follow upon it. Cited from The Crest-Wave of Evolution, by Kenneth Morris
  • Agamemnon, a Greek refugee from Asia Minor, goes to war against the Italians in 1940, joins the resistance against the Germans, and is executed by them after being betrayed by Clytemnestra and Aegisthos.
  • Electra has no qualms; Orestes shows no signs of madness; the climax is formed not by the culminating horror, the matricide, but by the hardest bit of work, the slaying of Aegisthos! Cited from The Crest-Wave of Evolution, by Kenneth Morris