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Greek Reporter / Quand la série Game of Thrones réinterprète le sacrifice d’Iphigénie

(…) Consider the recent episode of HBO’s Game of Thrones. Sunday’s instalment saw the sacrifice of Shireen, the virginal daughter of Stannis Baratheon. his shocking twist is not merely the product of sadistic scriptwriters and producers. It is also the inclusion of a plot motif with a long heritage. Its most obvious correlative is the Greek tale of Iphigeneia, a …

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