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Aeschylus, Libation-Bearers, 280-289


σαρκῶν ἐπαμβατῆρας ἀγρίαις γνάθοιςleprous ulcers that mount with fierce fangs on the flesh and eat away its primal nature; and how a white down


λειχῆνας ἐξέσθοντας ἀρχαίαν φύσιν·leprous ulcers that mount with fierce fangs on the flesh and eat away its primal nature; and how a white down


λευκὰς δὲ κόρσας τῇδʼ ἐπαντέλλειν νόσῳ·leprous ulcers that mount with fierce fangs on the flesh and eat away its primal nature; and how a white down


ἄλλας τʼ ἐφώνει προσβολάς Ἐρινύωνleprous ulcers that mount with fierce fangs on the flesh and eat away its primal nature; and how a white down


ἐκ τῶν πατρῴων αἱμάτων τελουμένας·leprous ulcers that mount with fierce fangs on the flesh and eat away its primal nature; and how a white down


τὸ γὰρ σκοτεινὸν τῶν ἐνερτέρων βέλοςFor the dark bolt of the infernal powers, who are stirred by kindred victims calling for vengeance, and madness, and groundless terrors out of the night, torment and harass a man, and he sees clearly, though he moves his eyebrows in the dark.


ἐκ προστροπαίων ἐν γένει πεπτωκότωνFor the dark bolt of the infernal powers, who are stirred by kindred victims calling for vengeance, and madness, and groundless terrors out of the night, torment and harass a man, and he sees clearly, though he moves his eyebrows in the dark.


καὶ λύσσα καὶ μάταιος ἐκ νυκτῶν φόβοςFor the dark bolt of the infernal powers, who are stirred by kindred victims calling for vengeance, and madness, and groundless terrors out of the night, torment and harass a man, and he sees clearly, though he moves his eyebrows in the dark.


ὁρῶντα λαμπρὸν ἐν σκότῳ νωμῶντʼ ὀφρὺνFor the dark bolt of the infernal powers, who are stirred by kindred victims calling for vengeance, and madness, and groundless terrors out of the night, torment and harass a man, and he sees clearly, though he moves his eyebrows in the dark.


κινεῖ, ταράσσει, καὶ διώκεσθαι πόλεωςFor the dark bolt of the infernal powers, who are stirred by kindred victims calling for vengeance, and madness, and groundless terrors out of the night, torment and harass a man, and he sees clearly, though he moves his eyebrows in the dark.


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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, 270-279, 281-305, 32-41, 429-433, 588, 592, 600-601, 612, 625, 646-652, 965-968, 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, 600 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

600. δυοῖν γὰρ εἶχε προσβολὰς μιασμάτοιν. Χορός 600. I do, for she was twice afflicted with pollution. Chorus
4. Euripides, Orestes, 387 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

387. How savage the look your unkempt hair gives you, poor wretch! Oreste
5. Sophocles, Philoctetes, 226, 265, 184 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

6. Sophocles, Women of Trachis, 1030, 1026 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1026. Raise me, take hold of me here, here! Oh, oh, my god! Again, again the cruel pest leaps, leaps up to rend me, the


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aegisthus Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 142, 143; 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, 143
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
aggressive disease Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 82
agrios, characterising disease Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 82
altar Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 143
apollo Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 82; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 142, 143
ate Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 143
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
deianara Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 82
devouring disease Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 82
disease, representation of Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 82
electra Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 82; Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 123
erinyes Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 123
exile Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 143
heracles Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 82
heroes Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 123
katharmos Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 143
kin-killing Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 143
lakes, used to describe disease Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 82
lyssa Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 143
madness, in the oresteia Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 142, 143
matricide, and pursuit by erinyes Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 143
murder, planning of Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 142
mysos Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 143
neoptolemus Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 82
oracle, at delphi Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 82
orestes, trial of Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 123
orestes Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 82; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 142, 143; Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 123
pathology, egyptian, vocabulary of Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 82
patient Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 82
phren/phrenes, seat of purity/impurity, in the oresteia Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 142
plot, oath as plot feature Fletcher, Performing Oaths in Classical Greek Drama (2012) 45
poison Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 82
pulse, punishment, disease as Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 82
symposium, in the oresteia Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 143
tragedy, representation of disease in Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 82
trojan war Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 123
typhus, ulcers Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 82
tyranny Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 123
wildness, of disease Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 82
xenia (ritualized guest-friendship)' Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 143