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Euripides, Bacchae, 410


Πιερία μούσειος ἕδραto Pieria , beautiful seat of the Muses, the holy slope of Olympus . There are the Graces, there is Desire; there it i


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

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1. Hesiod, Works And Days, 1 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

1. Pierian Muses, with your songs of praise
2. Hesiod, Theogony, 53 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

53. Good things to all, and then of Zeus they sing
3. Aristophanes, Frogs, 873 (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

873. ἀγῶνα κρῖναι τόνδε μουσικώτατα:
4. Euripides, Bacchae, 116-119, 135-144, 157, 196, 215-264, 268-271, 330-409, 411-431, 434-469, 569, 630-631, 72-81, 810, 82-87, 941-948, 997-998, 115 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

115. Βρόμιος ὅστις ἄγῃ θιάσουσ— 115. whoever leads the sacred band is Bromius—to the mountain, to the mountain, where the crowd of women waits, goaded away from their weaving by Dionysus. Choru
5. Euripides, Hecuba, 1267 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1267. ὁ Θρῃξὶ μάντις εἶπε Διόνυσος τάδε. 1267. Dionysus, our Thracian prophet, told me so. Hecuba
6. Euripides, Rhesus, 973, 972 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

972. As under far Pangaion Orpheus lies
7. Plato, Apology of Socrates, None (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

22b. and the rest, thinking that there I should prove by actual test that I was less learned than they. So, taking up the poems of theirs that seemed to me to have been most carefully elaborated by them, I asked them what they meant, that I might at the same time learn something from them. Now I am ashamed to tell you the truth, gentlemen; but still it must be told. For there was hardly a man present, one might say, who would not speak better than they about the poems they themselves had composed. So again in the case of the poets also I presently recognized this
8. Plato, Ion, None (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

534b. in certain gardens and glades of the Muses—like the bees, and winging the air as these do. And what they tell is true. For a poet is a light and winged and sacred thing, and is unable ever to indite until he has been inspired and put out of his senses, and his mind is no longer in him: every man, whilst he retains possession of that, is powerless to indite a verse or chant an oracle. Seeing then that it is not by art that they compose and utter so many fine things about the deeds of men—
9. Plato, Phaedrus, None (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

245a. ills is found. Socrates. And a third kind of possession and madness comes from the Muses. This takes hold upon a gentle and pure soul, arouses it and inspires it to songs and other poetry, and thus by adorning countless deeds of the ancients educates later generations. But he who without the divine madness comes to the doors of the Muses, confident that he will be a good poet by art, meets with no success, and the poetry of the sane man vanishes into nothingness before that of the inspired madmen.
10. Sophocles, Antigone, 965 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)



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aeschylus, aeschylean (dionysiac) tetralogies/plays Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 113
aeschylus Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 95, 113
anger (orgē) Michalopoulos et al., The Rhetoric of Unity and Division in Ancient Literature (2021) 221
antithesis Michalopoulos et al., The Rhetoric of Unity and Division in Ancient Literature (2021) 221
aristophanes, frogs Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 95
aristophanes Jeong, Pauline Baptism among the Mysteries: Ritual Messages and the Promise of Initiation (2023) 74
bacchus Michalopoulos et al., The Rhetoric of Unity and Division in Ancient Literature (2021) 221
blasphemy Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 236, 237
concepts/values/beliefs Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 113
cult/ritual/worship Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 95, 113
dionysus, and light (lightning) and thunder Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 95
dionysus, mantic abilities of Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 95
dionysus, relation with the muses Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 95
dionysus Michalopoulos et al., The Rhetoric of Unity and Division in Ancient Literature (2021) 221
dyssebeia Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 236
dyssebes phren Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 237
euripides, bacchae Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 95, 113
euripides Jeong, Pauline Baptism among the Mysteries: Ritual Messages and the Promise of Initiation (2023) 74; Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 95, 113
fear Michalopoulos et al., The Rhetoric of Unity and Division in Ancient Literature (2021) 221
hymn, to hosia Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 237
initiands/initiates/initiation Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 95, 113
intertext/intertextual/intertextuality Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 113
jesus christ Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 95
kakos, thinking evil thoughts/badly Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 237
lycurgus, and pentheus Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 95
madness Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 236, 237
madness (mania)/frenzy Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 95
muses Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 95, 113
mystery cults, dionysian Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 236, 237
noos/nous, seat of purity/impurity, in the bacchae Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 236
nurses of dionysus Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 95
on stage Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 113
orpheus Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 95
pentheus Michalopoulos et al., The Rhetoric of Unity and Division in Ancient Literature (2021) 221; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 236, 237
phren/phrenes, seat of purity/impurity, in the bacchae Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 236, 237
reconfiguration Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 113
refiguration Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 113
resemblances, divergences/variations Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 113
resemblances Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 95
reworking Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 113
rituals, bacchic Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 236, 237
secret/secrecy Jeong, Pauline Baptism among the Mysteries: Ritual Messages and the Promise of Initiation (2023) 74
sophronein/sophrosyne, in the bacchae Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 237
teiresias Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 236, 237; Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 95
thebes Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 236
theomachos' Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 236
thrace Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 95
war Michalopoulos et al., The Rhetoric of Unity and Division in Ancient Literature (2021) 221
women Michalopoulos et al., The Rhetoric of Unity and Division in Ancient Literature (2021) 221