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1. Hesiod, Works And Days, 122 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

122. of health, away from grief, they took delight
2. Homer, Iliad, 19.259-19.260 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

19.259. /made prayer to Zeus; and all the Argives sat thereby in silence, hearkening as was meet unto the king. And he spake in prayer, with a look up to the wide heaven:Be Zeus my witness first, highest and best of gods, and Earth and Sun, and the Erinyes, that under earth 19.260. /take vengeance on men, whosoever hath sworn a false oath, that never laid I hand upon the girl Briseis either by way of a lover's embrace or anywise else, but she ever abode untouched in my huts. And if aught of this oath be false, may the gods give me woes
3. Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 1020-1021, 1019 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1019. Who may, by singing spells, call back?
4. Aeschylus, Libation-Bearers, 1028, 48, 66-70, 1027 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1027. κτανεῖν τέ φημι μητέρʼ οὐκ ἄνευ δίκης
5. Aeschylus, Eumenides, 10, 1000-1002, 1021-1047, 11, 115, 12-14, 148-149, 15, 150-154, 16, 162-163, 165-169, 17, 170-172, 175-177, 179, 18, 180-189, 19, 190-199, 2, 20, 200, 208-209, 21, 210-219, 22, 220-221, 225, 227, 23, 230-234, 24-26, 261-269, 27, 270-275, 28-29, 298, 3, 30, 304-309, 31, 310-311, 313-319, 32, 320-329, 33, 330-396, 4, 419-421, 423, 439, 445-452, 46, 465, 47, 470-479, 48, 480-489, 49, 490-499, 5, 50, 500-509, 51, 510-519, 52, 520-529, 53, 530-531, 538-539, 54, 540-548, 55-56, 560, 564-565, 57-59, 594-595, 6, 614-621, 67-68, 681, 683, 685-689, 69, 690-699, 7, 70, 700-709, 71, 710, 72-73, 75-77, 778-779, 78, 780-786, 79, 8, 80, 804-807, 81-85, 851-857, 86-89, 9, 90, 902-909, 91, 910-919, 92, 920-929, 93, 930-999, 1 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1. πρῶτον μὲν εὐχῇ τῇδε πρεσβεύω θεῶν 1. First, in this prayer of mine, I give the place of highest honor among the gods to the first prophet, Earth; and after her to Themis, for she was the second to take this oracular seat of her mother, as legend tells.
6. Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 70 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

70. Ἀρά τʼ Ἐρινὺς πατρὸς ἡ μεγασθενής 70. and Curse, note anchored=
7. Euripides, Medea, 1390-1391, 1389 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1389. The curse of our sons’ avenging spirit and of Justice
8. Euripides, Orestes, 265, 264 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

264. Let me go! you are one of my Furies
9. Euripides, Trojan Women, 308-310, 307 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

10. Herodotus, Histories, 4.149 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

4.149. But as Theras' son would not sail with him, his father said that he would leave him behind as a sheep among wolves; after which saying the boy got the nickname of Oeolycus, and it so happened that this became his customary name. He had a son, Aegeus, from whom the Aegidae, a great Spartan clan, take their name. ,The men of this clan, finding that none of their children lived, set up a temple of the avenging spirits of Laïus and Oedipus, by the instruction of an oracle, after which their children lived. It fared thus, too, with the children of the Aegidae at Thera.
11. Plato, Symposium, None (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

202e. Through it are conveyed all divination and priestcraft concerning sacrifice and ritual
12. Sophocles, Oedipus At Colonus, 1299, 1434, 466, 917, 919-923, 1298 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

13. Thucydides, The History of The Peloponnesian War, 1.107.4 (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

14. Aristotle, Athenian Constitution, 25.4 (4th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

15. Heraclitus of Ephesus (Attributed Author), Letters, 9.3 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

16. Plutarch, Cimon, 17.4-17.7 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

17. Plutarch, On The Obsolescence of Oracles, None (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

18. Plutarch, On Isis And Osiris, None (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

361b. Xenocrates also is of the opinion that such days as are days of ill omen, and such festivals as have associated with them either beatings or lamentations or fastings or scurrilous language or ribald jests have no relation to the honours paid to the gods or to worthy demigods, but he believes that there exist in the space about us certain great and powerful natures, obdurate, however, and morose, which take pleasure in such things as these, and, if they succeed in obtaining them, resort to nothing worse. Then again, Hesiod calls the worthy and good demigods "holy deities" and "guardians of mortals" and Givers of wealth, and having therein a reward that is kingly.
19. Papyri, Papyri Graecae Magicae, 4.1928-4.2125, 4.2441-4.2621, 4.2786-4.2870 (3rd cent. CE - 4th cent. CE)

20. Heraclitus Lesbius, Fragments, 94



Subjects of this text:

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aeschylus, erinyes in Meinel, Pollution and Crisis in Greek Tragedy (2015) 124
aeschylus Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 147, 150, 151, 152, 163; Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
aetiology Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 101
agamemnon Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 101
anger, divine Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 150
apollo Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 101; Peels, Hosios: A Semantic Study of Greek Piety (2016) 134; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 147, 151, 152; Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
areopagus, athens Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 101
areopagus, council of Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
aristocracy, aristocrats, aristocratic Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
artemis Pachoumi, The Concepts of the Divine in the Greek Magical Papyri (2017) 133
ate Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 152
athena Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 101; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 150, 151, 152, 163; Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
athens Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 101; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 150, 152
bacchic imagery Gianvittorio-Ungar and Schlapbach, Choreonarratives: Dancing Stories in Greek and Roman Antiquity and Beyond (2021) 148
binding hymn, of the erinyes Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 151, 152, 163
blood, and miasma Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 147, 150, 151, 152
blood Pachoumi, The Concepts of the Divine in the Greek Magical Papyri (2017) 133
chorus, ancient, aeschylean Gianvittorio-Ungar and Schlapbach, Choreonarratives: Dancing Stories in Greek and Roman Antiquity and Beyond (2021) 148
citizens Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
citizenship Riess, Performing interpersonal violence: court, curse, and comedy in fourth-century BCE Athens (2012) 223
civil strife Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
clytemnestra Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 101
cult Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 101
curse (ara), and enages Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 152
curse (ara), of erinyes Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 150, 151
daimon of the dead Pachoumi, The Concepts of the Divine in the Greek Magical Papyri (2017) 133
daimons Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33
dance, bacchic Gianvittorio-Ungar and Schlapbach, Choreonarratives: Dancing Stories in Greek and Roman Antiquity and Beyond (2021) 148
delphi Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 101; Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
derveni author Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33
dike, and pollution Meinel, Pollution and Crisis in Greek Tragedy (2015) 124
dike, between revenge justice and wider justice Meinel, Pollution and Crisis in Greek Tragedy (2015) 124
dike Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33
dikê (and cognates), usage, distributive notion of Peels, Hosios: A Semantic Study of Greek Piety (2016) 134
divine (δίκη), in context of supplication Peels, Hosios: A Semantic Study of Greek Piety (2016) 134
divine (δίκη), legal usage Peels, Hosios: A Semantic Study of Greek Piety (2016) 134
egypt Riess, Performing interpersonal violence: court, curse, and comedy in fourth-century BCE Athens (2012) 223
enages, orestes Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 152
ephialtes Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
erinyes, in aeschylus Meinel, Pollution and Crisis in Greek Tragedy (2015) 124
erinyes Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33; Peels, Hosios: A Semantic Study of Greek Piety (2016) 134; Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 190, 191
erinys Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 101
eros Pachoumi, The Concepts of the Divine in the Greek Magical Papyri (2017) 133
eumenides Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33
euphemia, and being euphron Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 163
euphron, euphrosyne Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 163
feet Gianvittorio-Ungar and Schlapbach, Choreonarratives: Dancing Stories in Greek and Roman Antiquity and Beyond (2021) 148
foundation, of cults Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 101
gesture, and animals Gianvittorio-Ungar and Schlapbach, Choreonarratives: Dancing Stories in Greek and Roman Antiquity and Beyond (2021) 148
gods as elements, names of the gods Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33
hades, as euthunos Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 191
hades, legal process Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 191
hades Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 190, 191
hagnos, of mouth Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 150
hekate-selene-artemis Pachoumi, The Concepts of the Divine in the Greek Magical Papyri (2017) 133
hekate Pachoumi, The Concepts of the Divine in the Greek Magical Papyri (2017) 133
heraclitus Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33
homicide law, athenian Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 163
hosios (and cognates), in context of supplication Peels, Hosios: A Semantic Study of Greek Piety (2016) 134
immortality Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 101
ionia Riess, Performing interpersonal violence: court, curse, and comedy in fourth-century BCE Athens (2012) 223
justice, and erinyes/semnai/in the oresteia Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 163
justice, ge/polis orthodikaios Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 163
justice Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33; Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 101; Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 190
katadesmoi Parker, Polytheism and Society at Athens (2005) 129
katadesmoi (cont.) before trials Parker, Polytheism and Society at Athens (2005) 129
kin-killing Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 150, 152
kleroterion, cf. allotment machine koine Riess, Performing interpersonal violence: court, curse, and comedy in fourth-century BCE Athens (2012) 223
law Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
lex talionis Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 191
literature, greek, ancient Gianvittorio-Ungar and Schlapbach, Choreonarratives: Dancing Stories in Greek and Roman Antiquity and Beyond (2021) 148
loimos, cf. fluchzustand magos, cf. magician, shaman, sorcerer, witch Riess, Performing interpersonal violence: court, curse, and comedy in fourth-century BCE Athens (2012) 223
madness, in the oresteia Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 147, 150, 151, 152, 163
madness Gianvittorio-Ungar and Schlapbach, Choreonarratives: Dancing Stories in Greek and Roman Antiquity and Beyond (2021) 148
magic, malign Riess, Performing interpersonal violence: court, curse, and comedy in fourth-century BCE Athens (2012) 223
magic Pachoumi, The Concepts of the Divine in the Greek Magical Papyri (2017) 133
magician, cf. magos, shaman, sorcerer, witch Riess, Performing interpersonal violence: court, curse, and comedy in fourth-century BCE Athens (2012) 223
matricide, (un)just Meinel, Pollution and Crisis in Greek Tragedy (2015) 124
matricide, and pursuit by erinyes Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 147, 150, 151, 152, 163
meier, christian Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
mysos Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 152
mysteries Pachoumi, The Concepts of the Divine in the Greek Magical Papyri (2017) 133
olympian gods Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 101
oracle (divine message) Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 101
orestes, and dike Meinel, Pollution and Crisis in Greek Tragedy (2015) 124
orestes Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 101; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 147, 150, 151, 152, 163; Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116; Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 190
papyri graecae magicae hymns Pachoumi, The Concepts of the Divine in the Greek Magical Papyri (2017) 133
parakopa Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 151
pericles Riess, Performing interpersonal violence: court, curse, and comedy in fourth-century BCE Athens (2012) 223
persia Riess, Performing interpersonal violence: court, curse, and comedy in fourth-century BCE Athens (2012) 223
phren/phrenes, seat of purity/impurity, in the oresteia Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 150, 151, 152, 163
pollution, and dike Meinel, Pollution and Crisis in Greek Tragedy (2015) 124
pollution, metaphysical, and killing Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 147
prayer, orestes in the eumenides Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 150
procession Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 101
pythia Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 101; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 147
reform Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
religion Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
rites, rituals Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33
salvation, orestes prayer for in the eumenides Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 150
salvation, semnai theai Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 163
selene Pachoumi, The Concepts of the Divine in the Greek Magical Papyri (2017) 133
servants of the gods (minor deities) Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33
souls Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33
sparta, spartans Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
spirit Pachoumi, The Concepts of the Divine in the Greek Magical Papyri (2017) 133
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, 150, 152
supplication Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 191
tragedy, attic/greek Gianvittorio-Ungar and Schlapbach, Choreonarratives: Dancing Stories in Greek and Roman Antiquity and Beyond (2021) 148
tyranny, tyrants Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
venerable ones Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 101
zeugitai Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
zeus' Pachoumi, The Concepts of the Divine in the Greek Magical Papyri (2017) 133
μάγοι Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33