If this play would have been part of a trilogy, are there any theories as to which part and what the other parts would have covered?
Kitto's Greek Tragedy is a really good starting point for this.
Essentially, although tragedies were presented in groups of three, along with a satyr play, at the festival of Dionysius in Athens, there was no necessary thematic connection among the tragedies. Aeschylus was distinctive in offering connected dramas -- the Oresteia in particular is exquisitely crafted as...
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