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Aeschylus, Eumenides, 540-548
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1. Hesiod, Works And Days, 282-285, 122 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

122. of health, away from grief, they took delight
2. Homer, Iliad, 9.457, 9.569, 19.259-19.260 (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 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, 1564 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1564. παθεῖν τὸν ἔρξαντα· θέσμιον γάρ. 1564. q type=
4. Aeschylus, Libation-Bearers, 313 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

313. πληγὴν τινέτω. δράσαντι παθεῖν
5. Aeschylus, Eumenides, 150, 175-177, 230, 267-275, 312, 490, 500, 512, 516-531, 538-539, 541-548, 560, 564-565, 72, 951-952, 115 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

115. ψυχῆς, φρονήσατʼ, ὦ κατὰ χθονὸς θεαί. 115. awake to consciousness, goddesses of the underworld! For in a dream I, Clytaemestra, now invoke you. Chorus
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. Aeschylus, Suppliant Women, 227-231, 402-406, 413-416, 701-709, 226 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

226. ὄρνιθος ὄρνις πῶς ἂν ἁγνεύοι φαγών;
8. Euripides, Bacchae, 7-9, 6 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

6. ὁρῶ δὲ μητρὸς μνῆμα τῆς κεραυνίας
9. Euripides, Ion, 1620-1622, 1619 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1619. All hail, Apollo, son of Zeus and Latona! ’Tis only right that he
10. Euripides, Medea, 1390-1391, 1389 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

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

264. Let me go! you are one of my Furies
12. 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.
13. Plato, Symposium, None (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

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

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

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

17. 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.
18. Heraclitus Lesbius, Fragments, 94



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aeschylus, afterlife beliefs in Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 603
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
asebeia Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 193
daimons Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33
derveni author Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33
dike Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33
erinyes Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33; Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 603
eumenides Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33
euripides, bacchae Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 182
euripides Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 182
gods as elements, names of the gods Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33
hades, ethical code of Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 193
hades, legal process Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 193
hades Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 193
hades (god) Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 603
heliaia court Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 16
heraclitus Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33
homer, afterlife in Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 603
hubris Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 182
isle of the blessed Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 603
justice Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33
justice (δίκη)/retribution (divine) Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 182
kinship Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 193
law and literature Gagarin and Cohen, The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Greek Law (2005) 374
mystery cults, and afterlife in pindar Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 603
personification Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 182
philia Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 193
pindar, afterlife beliefs in Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 603
reception, of concepts and ideas Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 182
reconfiguration Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 182
refiguration Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 182
resemblances, reception Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 182
rites, rituals Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33
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
tragedy, and law' Gagarin and Cohen, The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Greek Law (2005) 374
xenia Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 193
xxii, authorship and date of Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 182
zeus Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 193; Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 182
μάγοι Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33