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Aeschylus, Libation-Bearers, 66-70


διʼ αἵματʼ ἐκποθένθʼ ὑπὸ χθονὸς τροφοῦBecause of blood drunk up by the fostering earth, the vengeful gore lies clotted and will not dissolve away. Soul-racking calamity distract


τίτας φόνος πέπηγεν οὐ διαρρύδαν.Because of blood drunk up by the fostering earth, the vengeful gore lies clotted and will not dissolve away. Soul-racking calamity distract


διαλγὴς δʼ ἄτα διαφέρειBecause of blood drunk up by the fostering earth, the vengeful gore lies clotted and will not dissolve away. Soul-racking calamity distract


nanBecause of blood drunk up by the fostering earth, the vengeful gore lies clotted and will not dissolve away. Soul-racking calamity distract


τὸν αἴτιον παναρκέτας νόσου βρύειν. Χορόςthe guilty man till he is steeped in utter misery.


Intertexts (texts cited often on the same page as the searched text):

6 results
1. Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 1020-1021, 1019 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1019. Who may, by singing spells, call back?
2. Aeschylus, Libation-Bearers, 101-163, 22-48, 55, 59-65, 67-70, 75-81, 84-100 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

100. τῆσδʼ ἐστὲ βουλῆς, ὦ φίλαι, μεταίτιαι· 100. In this, my friends, be my fellow-counsellors. For we cherish a common hatred within our house. Do not hide your counsel in your hearts in fear of anyone. For the portion of fate awaits both the free man and the man enslaved by another’s hand.
3. Aeschylus, Eumenides, 166-172, 175-177, 179-197, 225, 307-396, 423, 472, 488, 573, 685, 709, 75-93, 165 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

165. περὶ πόδα, περὶ κάρα.— 165. about its foot, about its head. Chorus
4. Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 477 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

477. ἀλλʼ ἢ θανὼν τροφεῖα πληρώσει χθονί
5. Plato, Crito, None (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

50d. I find no fault, I should say. Or with those that have to do with the nurture of the child after he is born and with his education which you, like others, received? Did those of us who are assigned to these matters not give good directions when we told your father to educate you in music and gymnastics?
6. Sophocles, Electra, 431-437, 644-645, 1509 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)



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aeschylus Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 147
agamemnon, and a dream Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
agamemnon Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 192
ajax (sophocles), the chorus in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
anxiety, and dreams Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
apollo Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 147
apotropaic rites Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
areopagus Meinel, Pollution and Crisis in Greek Tragedy (2015) 131
athena, and dike Meinel, Pollution and Crisis in Greek Tragedy (2015) 131
autochthony Liddel, Civic Obligation and Individual Liberty in Ancient Athens (2007) 140
blood, and miasma Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 147
cassandra Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 192
charis Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 192
chorus, the, sophocles use of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
chorus of agamemnon Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 192
chorus of choephori Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 192
chrysothemis, and a dream Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
clytemnestra Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 192
clytemnestra (sophocles), dream of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
dike, and stability Meinel, Pollution and Crisis in Greek Tragedy (2015) 131
dreams, as messages Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
electra, and a dream Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
electra (sophocles), dream in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
fear, and dreams Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
gods, and humans Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
humans, and the gods Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
libation bearers, the (aeschylus), and frightening dreams Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
libation bearers, the (aeschylus), clytemnestras dream in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
madness, in the oresteia Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 147
matricide, and pursuit by erinyes Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 147
obligation, negotiation of Liddel, Civic Obligation and Individual Liberty in Ancient Athens (2007) 140
oikos, parallels with polis Liddel, Civic Obligation and Individual Liberty in Ancient Athens (2007) 140
orestes, and a dream Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
orestes Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 192; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 147
pagos, pegnumi Meinel, Pollution and Crisis in Greek Tragedy (2015) 131
parents, analogy of Liddel, Civic Obligation and Individual Liberty in Ancient Athens (2007) 140
patris Liddel, Civic Obligation and Individual Liberty in Ancient Athens (2007) 140
philoctetes (sophocles), the chorus in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
pollution, metaphysical, and killing Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 147
pythia Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 147
reciprocity, between citizen and polis Liddel, Civic Obligation and Individual Liberty in Ancient Athens (2007) 140
reciprocity, of rights and duties Liddel, Civic Obligation and Individual Liberty in Ancient Athens (2007) 140
reciprocity, symmetry or parity in Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 192
socrates, and political obligation Liddel, Civic Obligation and Individual Liberty in Ancient Athens (2007) 140
stability, as central theme in the oresteia Meinel, Pollution and Crisis in Greek Tragedy (2015) 131
stesichorus, oresteia of Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 192
supplication, and purification of homicide Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 147
supplication, in the eumenides' Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 147
tomb, of agamemnon Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
tragedy, and reciprocity between citizen and polis Liddel, Civic Obligation and Individual Liberty in Ancient Athens (2007) 140
vision, of cassandra Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 192