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Aeschylus, Eumenides, 72
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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, 1433, 1580, 1432 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1432. μὰ τὴν τέλειον τῆς ἐμῆς παιδὸς Δίκην 1432. By who fulfilled things for my daughter, Justice
4. Aeschylus, Eumenides, 101-139, 148-172, 175-177, 179-197, 208-210, 227, 230, 235-243, 276-298, 307-339, 34, 340-349, 35, 350-359, 36, 360-369, 37, 370-379, 38, 380-389, 39, 390-399, 40, 400-402, 41, 414, 416-417, 419, 42, 420-429, 43, 430-435, 439, 44, 445-449, 45, 450-452, 458, 46, 463-469, 47, 470-479, 48, 480-489, 49, 490-499, 50, 500-509, 51, 510-519, 52, 520-529, 53, 530-531, 538-539, 54, 540-548, 55-56, 560, 564-565, 57-68, 689, 69, 690-699, 70, 700-706, 71, 73-77, 778-779, 78, 780-786, 79-97, 976-979, 98, 980-987, 99-100 (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, Seven Against Thebes, 70 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

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

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

264. Let me go! you are one of my Furies
8. 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.
9. Plato, Symposium, None (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

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

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

12. Aeschines, Letters, 3.11 (4th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

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

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

15. Plutarch, Cimon, 17.4-17.7 (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 Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 391; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 148; Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
agamemnon, murder of Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 15
apollo Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 391; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 148; Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
arai (curses) Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 15
areopagus, council of Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
areopagus Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 391
aristocracy, aristocrats, aristocratic Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
aristophanes Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 391
assembly Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 391
athena Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 391; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 148; Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
athens Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 391; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 148
audience Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 391
blood, and miasma Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 148
citizens Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
civil strife Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
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 Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 391
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
daimons Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33
defence Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 391
delphi Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
derveni author Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33
dike Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33
dikē Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 15
ephialtes Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
erinyes Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 391; Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33
eumenides Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33
gods as elements, names of the gods Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33
heraclitus Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33
herodotus Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 391
justice Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33
law Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
madness, in the oresteia Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 148
matricide, and pursuit by erinyes Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 148
meier, christian Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
murder Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 391
orestes Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 391; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 148; Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
phren/phrenes, seat of purity/impurity, in the oresteia Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 148
politicians Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 391
praise Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 391
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
revenge curses Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 15
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
sparta, spartans Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
supplication, and purification of homicide Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 148
supplication, in the eumenides' Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 148
thucydides Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 391
thyestes Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 15
tragedy Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 391
tyranny, tyrants Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
zeugitai Raaflaub Ober and Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece (2007) 116
zeus, supervises dikē Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 15
μάγοι Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 33