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Aeschylus, Libation-Bearers, 273


εἰ μὴ μέτειμι τοῦ πατρὸς τοὺς αἰτίους·who urged me to brave this peril to the end and loudly proclaims calamities that chill the warmth of my heart, if I do not take vengeance on my father’s murderers. He said that


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1. Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 1428 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1428. λίπος ἐπʼ ὀμμάτων αἵματος εὖ πρέπει· 1428. Is frantic) that over the eyes, a patch 1428. of blood — with blood to match — 1428. Is plain for a pride!
2. Aeschylus, Libation-Bearers, 270-272, 274-305, 32-41, 429-433, 973-974, 269 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

269. οὔτοι προδώσει Λοξίου μεγασθενὴς 269. Surely he will not abandon me, the mighty oracle of Loxias
3. Aeschylus, Eumenides, 231, 600, 230 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

230. ἐγὼ δʼ, ἄγει γὰρ αἷμα μητρῷον, δίκας 230. But as for me—since a mother’s blood leads me, I will pursue my case against this man and I will hunt him down. Exeunt. Apollo
4. Euripides, Bacchae, 346, 517, 345 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

345. τῆς σῆς δʼ ἀνοίας τόνδε τὸν διδάσκαλον 345. teacher of your folly. Let someone go quickly to the seat where he watches the flights of birds, upset and overturn it with levers, turning everything upside down;
5. Herodotus, Histories, 3.28 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

3.28. Having put them to death, he next summoned the priests before him. When they gave him the same account, he said that if a tame god had come to the Egyptians he would know it; and with no more words he bade the priests bring Apis. So they went to fetch and bring him. ,This Apis, or Epaphus, is a calf born of a cow that can never conceive again. By what the Egyptians say, the cow is made pregt by a light from heaven, and thereafter gives birth to Apis. ,The marks of this calf called Apis are these: he is black, and has on his forehead a three-cornered white spot, and the likeness of an eagle on his back; the hairs of the tail are double, and there is a knot under the tongue.
6. Papyri, Derveni Papyrus, 3.4-3.9



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aegisthus Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 142; Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 123
aeschylus Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 142
agamemnon, as ancestor figure Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 123
agamemnon, as hero Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 123
agamemnon, mutilation of Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 123
agamemnon Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 142
apollo Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 142
blood, madness Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 142
chorus of slave women Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 123
clytemnestra Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 123
daimons Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 23
dike Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 23
electra Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 123
erinyes Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 23; Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 123
heroes Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 123
justice, retributive and cosmic Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 23
madness, in the oresteia Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 142
murder, planning of Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 142
orestes, trial of Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 123
orestes Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 142; Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 123
phren/phrenes, seat of purity/impurity, in the oresteia' Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 142
punishments Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 23
trojan war Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 123
tyranny Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 123
ἐξώλης, ἐξώλεια Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 23