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Tiresias: The Ancient Mediterranean Religions Source Database



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Aeschylus, Libation-Bearers, 300-305


θεοῦ τʼ ἐφετμαὶ καὶ πατρὸς πένθος μέγαBesides the god’s command, my keen grief for my father, and also the pinch of poverty—that my countrymen, the most renowned of mortals, who overthrew


καὶ πρὸς πιέζει χρημάτων ἀχηνίαBesides the god’s command, my keen grief for my father, and also the pinch of poverty—that my countrymen, the most renowned of mortals, who overthrew


τὸ μὴ πολίτας εὐκλεεστάτους βροτῶνBesides the god’s command, my keen grief for my father, and also the pinch of poverty—that my countrymen, the most renowned of mortals, who overthrew


Τροίας ἀναστατῆρας εὐδόξῳ φρενίBesides the god’s command, my keen grief for my father, and also the pinch of poverty—that my countrymen, the most renowned of mortals, who overthrew


δυοῖν γυναικοῖν ὧδʼ ὑπηκόους πέλειν.Besides the god’s command, my keen grief for my father, and also the pinch of poverty—that my countrymen, the most renowned of mortals, who overthrew


θήλεια γὰρ φρήν· εἰ δὲ μή, τάχʼ εἴσεται. ΧορόςFor he has a woman’s mind, or if not, it will soon be found out. Chorus


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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, 270-299, 301-305, 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, 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


Subjects of this text:

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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
alastor Fletcher, Performing Oaths in Classical Greek Drama (2012) 42
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
electra 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
foley, helene Fletcher, Performing Oaths in Classical Greek Drama (2012) 42
heroes Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 123
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
oracle, at delphi Fletcher, Performing Oaths in Classical Greek Drama (2012) 42
oracle, of calchas Fletcher, Performing Oaths in Classical Greek Drama (2012) 42
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
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