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By Sophocles

ISBN-10: 0195128192

ISBN-13: 9780195128192

Sophocles' play is a well-known retelling of Aias's (Ajax's) death. After the armor is offered to Odysseus, Aias feels so insulted that he desires to kill Agamemnon and Menelaus. Athena intervenes and clouds his brain and imaginative and prescient, and he is going to a flock of sheep and slaughters them, imagining they're the Achaean leaders, together with Odysseus and Agamemnon. whilst he involves his senses, lined in blood, he realizes that what he has performed has lowered his honor, and comes to a decision that he prefers to kill himself instead of reside in shame.

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