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Aeschylus, Eumenides, 175-177
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1. Homer, Iliad, 9.457, 9.569 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

9.457. /that never should there sit upon his knees a dear child begotten of me; and the gods fulfilled his curse, even Zeus of the nether world and dread Persephone. Then I took counsel to slay him with the sharp sword, but some one of the immortals stayed mine anger, bringing to my mind 9.569. /By her side lay Meleager nursing his bitter anger, wroth because of his mother's curses; for she prayed instantly to the gods, being grieved for her brother's slaying; and furthermore instantly beat with her hands upon the all-nurturing earth, calling upon Hades and dread Persephone
2. Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 1020-1021, 1432-1433, 1580, 1019 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1019. Who may, by singing spells, call back?
3. Aeschylus, Libation-Bearers, 59-70, 944, 48 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

48. τί γὰρ λύτρον πεσόντος αἵματος πέδοι;
4. Aeschylus, Eumenides, 1007-1008, 101-139, 150-152, 155-172, 176-177, 179-197, 225, 232-234, 267-275, 307-396, 417, 422-423, 427-433, 46-51, 517-519, 52, 520-525, 53, 538-539, 54, 540-548, 55-60, 608, 61-62, 620, 63-64, 644-649, 65, 650-651, 66-95, 951-952, 96-100 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

100. παθοῦσα δʼ οὕτω δεινὰ πρὸς τῶν φιλτάτων 100. And yet, although I have suffered cruelly in this way from my nearest kin, no divine power is angry on my behalf, slaughtered as I have been by the hands of a matricide. See these gashes in my heart, and from where they came! For the sleeping mind has clear vision
5. Aeschylus, Suppliant Women, 227-231, 413-416, 701-709, 226 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

226. ὄρνιθος ὄρνις πῶς ἂν ἁγνεύοι φαγών;
6. Aeschines, Letters, 3.11 (4th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
aeschylus, afterlife beliefs in Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 603
aeschylus Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 147
afterlife, punishment in Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 603
afterlife, reward in Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 603
afterlife, ritual absolution and Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 603
afterlife Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 603
agamemnon, murder of Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 15
apollo Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 147; Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 198, 200
arai (curses) Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 15
asebeia Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 185
athena Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 198
blood, and miasma Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 147
chorus of slave women Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 185
clytaemestra, oaths sworn by Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 15
clytaemestra Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 15
clytemnestra Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 199
curse-tablets Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 15
daimones Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 15
dikē Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 15
erinyes Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 185, 186, 191; Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 603
fear Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 186
ghost of clytemnestra Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 186
hades, as euthunos Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 191
hades, ethical code of Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 198
hades, legal process Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 191, 200
hades, miastōr Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 185, 186, 198, 199, 200
hades, polluted Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 198, 199, 200
hades Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 185, 186, 191, 198, 199, 200
hades (god) Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 603
homer, afterlife in Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 603
isle of the blessed Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 603
justice, as goddess Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 185
lex talionis Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 191
madness, in the oresteia Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 147
matricide, and pursuit by erinyes Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 147
mystery cults, and afterlife in pindar Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 603
orestes, trial of Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 198
orestes Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 147
pindar, afterlife beliefs in Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 603
pollution, metaphysical, and killing Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 147
pythia Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 147
revenge curses Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 15
supplication, and purification of homicide Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 147
supplication, in the eumenides' Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 147
supplication Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 191, 200
thyestes Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 15
zeus, supervises dikē Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 15