Idomeneus


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Idomeneus

Cretan king sacrifices his son to fulfill a vow. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 492]
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Barr Our collaboration with Northumbria University final year BA (hons) Performance, Scriptwriting and Drama students includes performances of Roland Schimmelpfennig's Idomeneus directed by Rebecca Frecknall (working with Northern Stage for 18 months through the Regional Young Director Scheme), and More Light by Bryony Lavery directed by Amy Golding, alongside free script readings, presentations and a public symposium asking Do Young People Really Need Drama?
Idomeneus dared not stay, nor Agamemnon, Nor did the two Aiantes, Ares' henchmen, remain.
268); the sthenos, or "strength," of Idomeneus "addresses his attendant" (XIII.