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Aeschylus, Eumenides, 723-728
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1. Aeschylus, Eumenides, 471-524, 526-531, 585, 595, 604-606, 609-675, 679-681, 683, 689-706, 708-710, 724-728, 736-740, 470 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

470. τὸ πρᾶγμα μεῖζον, εἴ τις οἴεται τόδε 470. The matter is too great, if any mortal thinks to pass judgment on it; no, it is not lawful even for me to decide on cases of murder that is followed by the quick anger of the Furies, especially since you, by rites fully performed, have come a pure and harmless suppliant to my house;
2. Euripides, Orestes, 867-956, 866 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

866. I had just come from the country and was entering the gates, needing to learn what was decided about you and Orestes, for I was always well disposed to your father when he was alive, and it was your house that reared me


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accused/defendant Riess, Performing interpersonal violence: court, curse, and comedy in fourth-century BCE Athens (2012) 45
homeric scholia Pamias, Apollodoriana: Ancient Myths, New Crossroads (2017) 50
law and literature Gagarin and Cohen, The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Greek Law (2005) 374
manuscript readings Pamias, Apollodoriana: Ancient Myths, New Crossroads (2017) 50
sources of the bibliotheca Pamias, Apollodoriana: Ancient Myths, New Crossroads (2017) 50
thudippus Riess, Performing interpersonal violence: court, curse, and comedy in fourth-century BCE Athens (2012) 45
tragedy, and law' Gagarin and Cohen, The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Greek Law (2005) 374
tragedy Pamias, Apollodoriana: Ancient Myths, New Crossroads (2017) 50