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Euripides, Bacchae, 424-429


μισεῖ δʼ ᾧ μὴ ταῦτα μέλειgoddess who nourishes youths. To the blessed and to the less fortunate, he gives an equal pleasure from wine that banishes grief. He hates the one who does not care about this:


κατὰ φάος νύκτας τε φίλαςto lead a happy life by day and friendly Because the Dionysiac ἱερά take place νύκτωρ τὰ πολλά (486) Dodds, ad loc. night and to keep his wise mind and intellect away from over-curious men.


εὐαίωνα διαζῆνto lead a happy life by day and friendly Because the Dionysiac ἱερά take place νύκτωρ τὰ πολλά (486) Dodds, ad loc. night and to keep his wise mind and intellect away from over-curious men.


σοφὰν δʼ ἀπέχειν πραπίδα φρένα τεto lead a happy life by day and friendly Because the Dionysiac ἱερά take place νύκτωρ τὰ πολλά (486) Dodds, ad loc. night and to keep his wise mind and intellect away from over-curious men.


περισσῶν παρὰ φωτῶν·to lead a happy life by day and friendly Because the Dionysiac ἱερά take place νύκτωρ τὰ πολλά (486) Dodds, ad loc. night and to keep his wise mind and intellect away from over-curious men.


nanto lead a happy life by day and friendly Because the Dionysiac ἱερά take place νύκτωρ τὰ πολλά (486) Dodds, ad loc. night and to keep his wise mind and intellect away from over-curious men.


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1. Euripides, Bacchae, 116-118, 1185, 119, 196, 200-203, 209-227, 260-264, 268-271, 309-310, 330-423, 425-431, 434-469, 55-57, 810, 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


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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 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
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
enlightenment, politics and Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 158
euripides Jeong, Pauline Baptism among the Mysteries: Ritual Messages and the Promise of Initiation (2023) 74
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
kakos, thinking evil thoughts/badly Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 237
madness Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 236, 237
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
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
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
sophia, wisdom in bacchae Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 158
sophism of teiresias in bacchae Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 158
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
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
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