Marina, Iphigenia and the Morningstar

Unconsciously, or maybe deliberately, someone put a video on Youtube of the Greek song “Marina,” on a poem by Odysseas Elytis (Nobel Prize 1979), illustrating it with pictures (with some kitsch added) from Michael Cacoyannis’ film Iphigenia, Agamemnon's sacrificed daughter. The interface between the song and the myth is - the Morning Star. The music is by Mikis Theodorakis, the haunting voice is Maria Farantouri’s. Quantavolutionists and Thunderbolters will appreciate...

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Read the full book by Gunnar Heinsohn

Gunnar Heinsohn The Creation of the Gods
Go to: The Creation of the Gods - Sacrifice as the Origin of Religion
Did we sacrifice to the gods or did we deify the sacrificed?
Book translated from the German by Anne-Marie de Grazia

You may watch the movie Iphigeneia  here. (In Greek, with English subtitles)