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Euripides, Alcestis, 962


nanthe quarrel between thee and Hector’s wife, waited awhile and watched to see whether thou wouldst stay here or from fear of that captive art minded to quit these halls. Now it was not so much regard for thy message that brought me hither


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

16 results
1. Hesiod, Theogony, 616, 615 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

615. Said cleverly, “Take any part that you
2. Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 160 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

160. Ζεύς, ὅστις ποτʼ ἐστίν, εἰ τόδʼ αὐ- 160. Zeus, whosoe’er he be, — if that express
3. Euripides, Alcestis, 122-129, 3, 357-362, 4, 836, 911, 963-983, 121 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

4. Euripides, Bacchae, 894 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

894. ὅ τι ποτʼ ἄρα τὸ δαιμόνιον
5. Euripides, Cyclops, 647-648, 646 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

646. ἀλλ' οἶδ' ἐπῳδὴν ̓Ορφέως ἀγαθὴν πάνυ
6. Euripides, Fragments, 949-954, 948 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

7. Euripides, Hercules Furens, 1263 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

8. Euripides, Hippolytus, 949-957, 948 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

9. Euripides, Iphigenia At Aulis, 1212-1214, 1211 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1211. If I had the eloquence of Orpheus, my father, to move the rocks by chanted spells to follow me, or to charm by speaking anyone I wished, I would have resorted to it. But as it is, I’ll bring my tears—the only art I know;
10. Euripides, Orestes, 418 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

418. We are slaves to the gods, whatever those gods are. Menelau
11. Euripides, Suppliant Women, 206-207, 211-212, 205 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

205. bestowing fruitful crops, and drops of rain from heaven to make them grow, wherewith to nourish earth’s fruits and to water her lap; and more than this, protection from the wintry storm, and means to ward from us the sun-god’s scorching heat; the art of sailing o’er the sea, so that we might exchange
12. Euripides, Trojan Women, 886, 885 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

885. whoever you are, a riddle past our knowledge! Zeus, owhether you are natural necessity, or man’s intellect, to you I pray; for, though you tread over a noiseless path, all your dealings with mankind are guided by justice. Menelau
13. Plato, Republic, None (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

364a. employed by both laymen and poets. All with one accord reiterate that soberness and righteousness are fair and honorable, to be sure, but unpleasant and laborious, while licentiousness and injustice are pleasant and easy to win and are only in opinion and by convention disgraceful. They say that injustice pays better than justice, for the most part, and they do not scruple to felicitate bad men who are rich or have other kinds of power to do them honor in public and private, and to dishonor
14. Plato, Symposium, None (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

179d. In this manner even the gods give special honor to zeal and courage in concerns of love. But Orpheus, son of Oeagrus, they sent back with failure from Hades, showing him only a wraith of the woman for whom he came; her real self they would not bestow, for he was accounted to have gone upon a coward’s quest, too like the minstrel that he was, and to have lacked the spirit to die as Alcestis did for the sake of love, when he contrived the means of entering Hades alive. Wherefore they laid upon him the penalty he deserved, and caused him to meet his death
15. Sophocles, Antigone, 332 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

16. Orphic Hymns., Fragments, 627, 1



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subject book bibliographic info
admetus Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 153
aither, zeus identified with Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 105
alcestis, anthropomorphism and Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 4, 5, 7, 85
alcestis Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 153
ananke(necessity) Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 4, 5, 7, 85, 105
anthropomorphism, conflation/split of divine image with cosmic principle Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 4, 5, 7
anthropomorphism, euripidean critique of Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 85, 105
anthropomorphism and Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 4, 5, 7, 85
apollo, apollonian, apolline Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 153
argonauts de Jáuregui, Orphism and Christianity in Late Antiquity (2010) 9
asclepius de Jáuregui, Orphism and Christianity in Late Antiquity (2010) 9
asklepios Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 5
athena Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 531
athens Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 531
death, necessity and Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 5
death, sophocles, antigone compared to suppliant women on Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 105
death associated with dionysos and dionysian cult or myth Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 153
demeter de Jáuregui, Orphism and Christianity in Late Antiquity (2010) 9
diogenes laertius Cornelli, In Search of Pythagoreanism: Pythagoreanism as an Historiographical Category (2013) 154
dionysos Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 153
dismemberment Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 153
euripides Cornelli, In Search of Pythagoreanism: Pythagoreanism as an Historiographical Category (2013) 154
exegesis de Jáuregui, Orphism and Christianity in Late Antiquity (2010) 9
hades, place de Jáuregui, Orphism and Christianity in Late Antiquity (2010) 9
hades place Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 153
hera Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 531
heracles Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 531
hexameter de Jáuregui, Orphism and Christianity in Late Antiquity (2010) 9
huffman, c.a. Cornelli, In Search of Pythagoreanism: Pythagoreanism as an Historiographical Category (2013) 154
iamblichus Cornelli, In Search of Pythagoreanism: Pythagoreanism as an Historiographical Category (2013) 154
initiates de Jáuregui, Orphism and Christianity in Late Antiquity (2010) 9
intertextuality Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 531
katabasis κατάβασις, of orpheus Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 153
katabasis κατάβασις Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 153
lyssa/lycus Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 85
madness, of heracles in heracles Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 85
metalepsis, in heracles Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 85
muses Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 4
music de Jáuregui, Orphism and Christianity in Late Antiquity (2010) 9
myth, mythical Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 153
necessity, zeus and Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 5, 7, 85, 105
nous (mind) Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 105
oracles, delphi de Jáuregui, Orphism and Christianity in Late Antiquity (2010) 9
orality de Jáuregui, Orphism and Christianity in Late Antiquity (2010) 9
orphea Cornelli, In Search of Pythagoreanism: Pythagoreanism as an Historiographical Category (2013) 154
orpheus, death Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 153
orpheus, katabasis Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 153
orpheus Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 153; Cornelli, In Search of Pythagoreanism: Pythagoreanism as an Historiographical Category (2013) 154
orphic, see hieros logos de Jáuregui, Orphism and Christianity in Late Antiquity (2010) 9
orphism, orphic, theogony Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 153
orphism, orphic Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 153
persephone de Jáuregui, Orphism and Christianity in Late Antiquity (2010) 9
phaedrus Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 153
porphyry Cornelli, In Search of Pythagoreanism: Pythagoreanism as an Historiographical Category (2013) 154
pucci, p. xxv Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 531
pythagoras' Cornelli, In Search of Pythagoreanism: Pythagoreanism as an Historiographical Category (2013) 154
revenge, of hera in heracles Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 85
sophism of theseus in suppliant women Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 105
sophocles, ajax Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 531
soul Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 153
sun Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 153
sunesis Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 105
suppliant women antigone compared Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 105
suppliant women political philosophy of theseus, and rejection of adrastus Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 105
susanetti, davide Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 4
theogony, theogonic, orphic Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 153
theogony, theogonic Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 153
thrace de Jáuregui, Orphism and Christianity in Late Antiquity (2010) 9
thucydides Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 7
tragedy de Jáuregui, Orphism and Christianity in Late Antiquity (2010) 9
tuchê Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 531
tukhe(chance) Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 7, 85
woman Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 153
zeus as nous Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 105
zeus as rain god Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 105
zeus asklepios killed by Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 5
zeus necessity and Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 5, 7, 85, 105