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Tiresias: The Ancient Mediterranean Religions Source Database



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Aeschylus, Persians, 60-69


οἴχεται ἀνδρῶνThe world of Asia nourish'd, and with sighs Laments their absence; many an anxious look Their wives, their parents send, count the slow days, And tremble at the long-protracted time. Already o'er the adverse strand In arms the monarch's martial squadrons spread; The threat'ning ruin shakes the land, And each tall city bows its tower'd head. Bark bound to bark, their wondrous way They bridge across the indignant sea;
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Intertexts (texts cited often on the same page as the searched text):

10 results
1. Homer, Iliad, 10.484 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

10.484. /to stand idle with thy weapons; nay, loose the horses; or do thou slay the men, and I will look to the horses. So spake he, and into the other's heart flashing-eyed Athene breathed might, and he fell to slaving on this side and on that, and from them uprose hideous groaning as they were smitten with the sword, and the earth grew red with blood.
2. Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 105-130, 135-137, 150-151, 160-183, 197-247, 250-251, 65, 67-71, 104 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

104. κύριός εἰμι θροεῖν ὅδιον κράτος αἴσιον ἀνδρῶν 104. Empowered am I to sing
3. Aeschylus, Persians, 10, 100-109, 11, 110-119, 12, 120-129, 13, 130-139, 14-15, 150-154, 16, 166, 17, 179, 18, 181-189, 19, 190-199, 2, 20-25, 255, 26-28, 286-289, 29, 298, 3, 30-34, 348-349, 35-39, 4, 40-49, 5, 50-54, 541-543, 55-59, 6, 61-67, 670, 68-69, 7, 70-71, 714, 718, 72-73, 730, 74-76, 760-761, 77-79, 8, 80-89, 9, 90-99, 1 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1. Τάδε μὲν Περσῶν τῶν οἰχομένων 1. Here we are, the faithful Council of the Persians, who have gone to the land of placeName key=
4. Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 10-19, 21-29, 40-49, 5-6, 66-69, 7, 70-76, 766-769, 77, 770-791, 8-9, 1 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1. Κάδμου πολῖται, χρὴ λέγειν τὰ καίρια 1. Men of Cadmus’s city, he who guards from the stern the concerns of the State and guides its helm with eyes untouched by sleep must speak to the point. For if we succeed, the responsibility is heaven’s;
5. Euripides, Iphigenia At Aulis, 10-11, 115-119, 12, 120-129, 13, 130-139, 14, 140-149, 15, 150-159, 16, 160-162, 17-19, 2, 20-29, 3, 30-39, 4, 40-48, 5-9, 1 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1. Old man, come here and stand before my dwelling. This edition starts with the traditional line 49. Traditional line 1 appears following line 114. Regular numbering resumes at line 115. The print source represents these lines in the usual order. Old man
6. Euripides, Rhesus, 361-367, 360 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

360. And men shall tell of thee, Ilion mine
7. Isocrates, Orations, 4.96 (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

8. Lysias, Orations, 2.37 (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

9. Sophocles, Ajax, 1186-1222, 1185 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

10. Vergil, Aeneis, 1.9, 1.12-1.16, 1.46, 1.299, 1.340, 1.443 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

1.9. to safe abode in Latium ; whence arose 1.12. O Muse, the causes tell! What sacrilege 1.13. or vengeful sorrow, moved the heavenly Queen 1.14. to thrust on dangers dark and endless toil 1.15. a man whose largest honor in men's eyes 1.46. and fierce Achilles; so she thrust them far 1.299. After these things were past, exalted Jove 1.340. behold our navy vilely wrecked, because 1.443. if haply ye have noted, as ye came


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acropolis, in the aeneid Giusti, Disclosure and Discretion in Roman Astrology: Manilius and his Augustan Contemporaries (2018) 102, 109
aeschylus, and pseudo-euripides rhesus Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 81
aeschylus, persae Giusti, Disclosure and Discretion in Roman Astrology: Manilius and his Augustan Contemporaries (2018) 102, 109
aeschylus Castagnoli and Ceccarelli, Greek Memories: Theories and Practices (2019) 96
athens Ammann et al., Collective Violence and Memory in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 213
atossa, dream Giusti, Disclosure and Discretion in Roman Astrology: Manilius and his Augustan Contemporaries (2018) 109
battle Ammann et al., Collective Violence and Memory in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 213
carthage, and horses Giusti, Disclosure and Discretion in Roman Astrology: Manilius and his Augustan Contemporaries (2018) 109
carthage, as persia Giusti, Disclosure and Discretion in Roman Astrology: Manilius and his Augustan Contemporaries (2018) 102, 109
carthaginians, in the aeneid Giusti, Disclosure and Discretion in Roman Astrology: Manilius and his Augustan Contemporaries (2018) 102, 109
carthaginians, portrait of Giusti, Disclosure and Discretion in Roman Astrology: Manilius and his Augustan Contemporaries (2018) 102, 109
characters, tragic/mythical, rhesus Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 81
euripides, and the rhesus Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 81
euripides, rhesus Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 81
gender, men Ammann et al., Collective Violence and Memory in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 213
lament Ammann et al., Collective Violence and Memory in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 213
narrative Ammann et al., Collective Violence and Memory in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 213
patriotism Ammann et al., Collective Violence and Memory in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 213
persia Ammann et al., Collective Violence and Memory in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 213
reliance on passages from earlier drama Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 81
rhesus by pseudo-euripides, language and style Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 81
salamis Ammann et al., Collective Violence and Memory in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 213
sophocles, and the rhesus Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 81
speech Ammann et al., Collective Violence and Memory in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 213
trauma' Ammann et al., Collective Violence and Memory in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 213