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Aeschylus, Libation-Bearers, 310-315


γλῶσσα τελείσθω· τοὐφειλόμενονYou mighty Fates, through the power of Zeus grant fulfilment in the way to which Justice now turns.


πράσσουσα Δίκη μέγʼ ἀυτεῖ·Justice cries out as she exacts the debt, Orestes


ἀντὶ δὲ πληγῆς φονίας φονίανJustice cries out as she exacts the debt, Orestes


πληγὴν τινέτω. δράσαντι παθεῖνJustice cries out as she exacts the debt, Orestes


τριγέρων μῦθος τάδε φωνεῖ. ὈρέστηςJustice cries out as she exacts the debt, Orestes


ὦ πάτερ αἰνόπατερ, τί σοιO father, unhappy father, by what word or deed of mine can I succeed in sailing from far away to you, where your resting-place holds you, a light to oppose your darkness?


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1. Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 1560-1563, 250-251, 815-816, 888-889, 911, 1545 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1545. ψυχῇ τʼ ἄχαριν χάριν ἀντʼ ἔργων 1545. And for the soul of him, in place
2. Aeschylus, Libation-Bearers, 119-123, 139-163, 306-309, 311-478, 59-64, 646, 65, 118 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

118. τί φῶ; δίδασκʼ ἄπειρον ἐξηγουμένη. Χορός 118. What should I say? Instruct my inexperience, prescribe the form. Chorus
3. Aeschylus, Eumenides, 107-116, 516-519, 539, 564-565, 106 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

106. ἦ πολλὰ μὲν δὴ τῶν ἐμῶν ἐλείξατε
4. Aeschylus, Persians, 608-842, 607 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

607. τοιγὰρ κέλευθον τήνδʼ ἄνευ τʼ ὀχημάτων
5. Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 663-671, 674-675, 662 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

662. εἰ δʼ ἡ Διὸς παῖς παρθένος Δίκη παρῆν
6. Aeschylus, Suppliant Women, 626-629, 625 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

625. ἄγε δή, λέξωμεν ἐπʼ Ἀργείοις 625. Come, let us invoke blessings upon the Argives in return for blessings. And may Zeus, god of strangers, behold the offerings of gratitude voiced by a stranger’s lips, that they may in true fulfilment reach their perfect goal. Chorus
7. Hippocrates, On Airs, Waters, And Places, 49, 46 (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

8. Plato, Alcibiades Ii, None (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

148e. took counsel together and decided that the best thing they could do was to send and inquire of Ammon ; and moreover, to ask also for what reason the gods granted victory to the Spartans rather than to themselves: for we —such was the message— offer up to them more and finer sacrifices than any of the Greeks, and have adorned their temples with votive emblems as no other people have done, and presented to the gods the costliest and stateliest processions year by year, and spent more money thus than
9. Sophocles, Ajax, 1167, 1166 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

10. Sophocles, Electra, 454, 453 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

11. Sophocles, Oedipus At Colonus, 1545, 287-288, 787-788, 92-93, 1544 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

12. Xenophon, Memoirs, 2.3.11 (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

2.3.11. If you have observed that I know some spell without being conscious of my knowledge, pray tell me at once. Then tell me, now; if you wanted to get an invitation to dine with an acquaintance when he offers sacrifice, what would you do? of course I should begin by inviting him myself when I offered sacrifice.
13. Xenophon, On Household Management, 2.5 (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

2.5. How can that be? exclaimed Critobulus. Because, in the first place, explained Socrates , I notice that you are bound to offer many large sacrifices; else, I fancy, you would get into trouble with gods and men alike. Secondly, it is your duty to entertain many strangers, on a generous scale too. Thirdly, you have to give dinners and play the benefactor to the citizens, or you lose your following.


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aegyptiads Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 33
aeschylus, erinyes in Meinel, Pollution and Crisis in Greek Tragedy (2015) 129
aeschylus, eumenides Seaford, Tragedy, Ritual and Money in Ancient Greece: Selected Essays (2018) 130
agamemnon, as hero Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 96
agamemnon, mutilation of Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 96
agamemnon, raising of Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 96
agamemnon, tomb of Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 96
agamemnon Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 132; Seaford, Tragedy, Ritual and Money in Ancient Greece: Selected Essays (2018) 130; Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 96, 170
ajax Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 132
alētheia/alatheia, in aeschylus Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 32, 33
argives in suppliants Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 33
athena Seaford, Tragedy, Ritual and Money in Ancient Greece: Selected Essays (2018) 130
athens, athenian Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 132
charis, as human-god relationship Mikalson, Greek Popular Religion in Greek Philosophy (2010) 61
charis, from dedications Mikalson, Greek Popular Religion in Greek Philosophy (2010) 61
chorus of agamemnon Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 194
chorus of choephori Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 32, 194
chorus of elders Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 170
chorus of slave women Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 96
chorus of suppliants Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 33
clytemnestra, and dike Meinel, Pollution and Crisis in Greek Tragedy (2015) 120
clytemnestra Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 194
comedy, criticisms of Mikalson, Greek Popular Religion in Greek Philosophy (2010) 61
comparisons, with heroes and gods Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 132
cult, for heroes Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 132
curse Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 96
danaid trilogy Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 33
danaus Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 33
darius Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 132
dike, and evaluation Meinel, Pollution and Crisis in Greek Tragedy (2015) 120
dike, and stability Meinel, Pollution and Crisis in Greek Tragedy (2015) 129
dike, between revenge justice and wider justice Meinel, Pollution and Crisis in Greek Tragedy (2015) 120
dike Meinel, Pollution and Crisis in Greek Tragedy (2015) 129
dikē Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 32, 33, 194
dionysus, festivals of Mikalson, Greek Popular Religion in Greek Philosophy (2010) 61
electra Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 194; Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 96, 170
epinician Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 132; Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 32
epithalamium Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 132
erinyes, in aeschylus Meinel, Pollution and Crisis in Greek Tragedy (2015) 129
erinyes Seaford, Tragedy, Ritual and Money in Ancient Greece: Selected Essays (2018) 130
eteocles Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 32
eupolis Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 132
ghost of clytemnestra, psukhē of Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 170
ghost of clytemnestra Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 170
ghost of darius Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 170
good speech, and lies about gods Mikalson, Greek Popular Religion in Greek Philosophy (2010) 61
good speech, at sacrifices Mikalson, Greek Popular Religion in Greek Philosophy (2010) 61
good speech, in prayer Mikalson, Greek Popular Religion in Greek Philosophy (2010) 61
good speech Mikalson, Greek Popular Religion in Greek Philosophy (2010) 61
heraclitus Seaford, Tragedy, Ritual and Money in Ancient Greece: Selected Essays (2018) 130
honouring the gods, and charis Mikalson, Greek Popular Religion in Greek Philosophy (2010) 61
honouring the gods, through sacrifices Mikalson, Greek Popular Religion in Greek Philosophy (2010) 61
horace, ὡϲ θεῶι vel sim. Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 132
immortality, in cult Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 132
immortality, in general Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 132
iphigeneia, sacrifice of Seaford, Tragedy, Ritual and Money in Ancient Greece: Selected Essays (2018) 130
justice, as goddess Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 96
justice Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 32, 194; Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 96
klytaimestra Seaford, Tragedy, Ritual and Money in Ancient Greece: Selected Essays (2018) 130
kommos Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 96, 170
metaphor Seaford, Tragedy, Ritual and Money in Ancient Greece: Selected Essays (2018) 130
oedipus Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 132
orestes Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 194; Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 96, 170
poets and poetry, criticisms of Mikalson, Greek Popular Religion in Greek Philosophy (2010) 61
poinē Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 33
polyneices Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 32
prayer Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 132
prayers, and good speech Mikalson, Greek Popular Religion in Greek Philosophy (2010) 61
prayers, proper Mikalson, Greek Popular Religion in Greek Philosophy (2010) 61
psukhē Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 170
reciprocity, in aeschylus Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 32, 33
reciprocity, symmetry or parity in Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 32, 33, 194
resurrection Shilo, Beyond Death in the Oresteia: Poetics, Ethics, and Politics (2022) 96
retributive justice Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 194
sacrifices, and festivals Mikalson, Greek Popular Religion in Greek Philosophy (2010) 61
sacrifices, at athens Mikalson, Greek Popular Religion in Greek Philosophy (2010) 61
sacrifices, expensive Mikalson, Greek Popular Religion in Greek Philosophy (2010) 61
sacrifices, private Mikalson, Greek Popular Religion in Greek Philosophy (2010) 61
sacrifices Mikalson, Greek Popular Religion in Greek Philosophy (2010) 61
satzparallelismus Seaford, Tragedy, Ritual and Money in Ancient Greece: Selected Essays (2018) 130
scales Seaford, Tragedy, Ritual and Money in Ancient Greece: Selected Essays (2018) 130
scout in seven Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 32
scythians Mikalson, Greek Popular Religion in Greek Philosophy (2010) 61
service to gods'" Mikalson, Greek Popular Religion in Greek Philosophy (2010) 61
spartans, prayers of Mikalson, Greek Popular Religion in Greek Philosophy (2010) 61
spartans, sacrifices of Mikalson, Greek Popular Religion in Greek Philosophy (2010) 61
stability, as central theme in the oresteia Meinel, Pollution and Crisis in Greek Tragedy (2015) 129
supplication, of danaids Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 33
supplication Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 132
tithemi Meinel, Pollution and Crisis in Greek Tragedy (2015) 129
tragedy, criticisms of Mikalson, Greek Popular Religion in Greek Philosophy (2010) 61
truth, and reciprocity Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 33
xenia Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 33
zeus, and justice Meinel, Pollution and Crisis in Greek Tragedy (2015) 129
zeus Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 33