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Matricide in Manhattan: The Libation Bearers

This April, the Barnard Columbia Ancient Drama group staged Aeschylus’ The Libation Bearers in Greek, part two of the Oresteia trilogy. The group has performed a classical drama in the original language every Spring since 1977. They put the translation in supertitles. Last year they put on Seneca’s Thyestes in Latin. The cast and crew consists mainly of classicists from Barnard and Columbia, including undergrads.

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