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Euripides, Bacchae, 517


μέτεισι Διόνυσός σʼ, ὃν οὐκ εἶναι λέγεις·I will go, for I need not suffer that which is not necessary. But Dionysus, who you claim does not exist, will pursue you for these insults. For in injuring us, you put him in bonds. Choru


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1. Aeschylus, Libation-Bearers, 273 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

273. εἰ μὴ μέτειμι τοῦ πατρὸς τοὺς αἰτίους·
2. Aeschylus, Eumenides, 231, 230 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

230. ἐγὼ δʼ, ἄγει γὰρ αἷμα μητρῷον, δίκας 230. But as for me—since a mother’s blood leads me, I will pursue my case against this man and I will hunt him down. Exeunt. Apollo
3. Euripides, Bacchae, 1341, 2, 27, 345-346, 466, 496, 550-551, 605-606, 622-624, 629-630, 632-633, 825, 849, 859-860, 978, 1 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1. ἥκω Διὸς παῖς τήνδε Θηβαίων χθόνα 1. I, the son of Zeus, have come to this land of the Thebans—Dionysus, whom once Semele, Kadmos’ daughter, bore, delivered by a lightning-bearing flame. And having taken a mortal form instead of a god’s
4. Herodotus, Histories, 3.28 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

3.28. Having put them to death, he next summoned the priests before him. When they gave him the same account, he said that if a tame god had come to the Egyptians he would know it; and with no more words he bade the priests bring Apis. So they went to fetch and bring him. ,This Apis, or Epaphus, is a calf born of a cow that can never conceive again. By what the Egyptians say, the cow is made pregt by a light from heaven, and thereafter gives birth to Apis. ,The marks of this calf called Apis are these: he is black, and has on his forehead a three-cornered white spot, and the likeness of an eagle on his back; the hairs of the tail are double, and there is a knot under the tongue.
5. Papyri, Derveni Papyrus, 3.4-3.9



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
agave Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 126
bacchus, bacchius Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 354
captivity/imprisonment/enslavement Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 151
chthonic Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 354
cithaeron Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 126
colloquialisms Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 126
daimons Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 23
delphi Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 126
demeter Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 354
dike Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 23
dionysos, dionysos as deus ex machina Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 354
dionysos, dionysos bromios Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 354
dionysos Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 354
erinyes Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 23; Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 354
eumenides Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 354
euripides Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 126
hyperbaton Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 166
joseph of arimathea Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 151
justice, retributive and cosmic Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 23
liberation Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 151
lycurgus Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 151
mania μανία, maniacal Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 354
messengers/messenger-speech Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 126
pentheus Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 126, 151
prologue/expository opening Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 126
punishments Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 23
reception, of dramatic conventions Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 126
reception, of dramatic situations and themes Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 151
refiguration Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 151
resemblances, edonoi Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 151
resemblances, reception Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 126, 151
semele Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 166
theotokos (mother of god) Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 126
tragedy, tragic' Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 354
versnel, h. s. Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 166
zeus lightning bolt of Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 166
ἐξώλης, ἐξώλεια Alvarez, The Derveni Papyrus: Unearthing Ancient Mysteries (2018) 23