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Euripides, Bacchae, 530-534


σὺ δέ μʼ, ὦ μάκαιρα ΔίρκαBut you, blessed Dirce, reject me with my garland-bearing company about you. Why do you refuse me, why do you flee me? I swear by the cluster-bearing


στεφανηφόρους ἀπωθῇBut you, blessed Dirce, reject me with my garland-bearing company about you. Why do you refuse me, why do you flee me? I swear by the cluster-bearing


θιάσους ἔχουσαν ἐν σοί.But you, blessed Dirce, reject me with my garland-bearing company about you. Why do you refuse me, why do you flee me? I swear by the cluster-bearing


τί μʼ ἀναίνῃ; τί με φεύγεις;But you, blessed Dirce, reject me with my garland-bearing company about you. Why do you refuse me, why do you flee me? I swear by the cluster-bearing


ἔτι ναὶ τὰν βοτρυώδηBut you, blessed Dirce, reject me with my garland-bearing company about you. Why do you refuse me, why do you flee me? I swear by the cluster-bearing


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

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1. Aeschylus, Eumenides, 25 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

25. ἐξ οὗτε Βάκχαις ἐστρατήγησεν θεός 25. ever since he, as a god, led the Bacchantes in war, and contrived for Pentheus death as of a hunted hare. I call on the streams of Pleistus and the strength of Poseidon, and highest Zeus, the Fulfiller; and then I take my seat as prophetess upon my throne.
2. Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 101-147, 78-100 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

100. ἀκούετʼ ἢ οὐκ ἀκούετʼ ἀσπίδων κτύπον; 100. Do you hear the clash of shields, or does it escape you? When, if not now, shall we place sacred robes and wreaths on the statues to accompany our prayers? I see the clash—it is not the clatter of a single spear. What will you do? Will you betray
3. Aristophanes, Lysistrata, 1313 (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

1313. θυρσαδδωᾶν καὶ παιδδωᾶν.
4. Aristophanes, Clouds, 605 (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

605. Βάκχαις Δελφίσιν ἐμπρέπων
5. Euripides, Bacchae, 1029, 1089, 1093, 1124, 1131, 1145, 1153, 1160, 1168, 1189, 1224, 129, 1387, 152-153, 169, 195, 225, 259, 366, 389-396, 415, 443, 491, 499, 51, 519-529, 531-546, 550-575, 578, 587-589, 605, 62, 623, 632, 664, 67-68, 690, 735, 759, 779, 785, 791, 799, 83, 837, 842, 847-848, 876-880, 890-891, 897-901, 915, 940, 942, 946, 987, 998, 1020 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1020. ἴθʼ, ὦ Βάκχε, θηραγρευτᾷ βακχᾶν 1020. Go, Bacchus, with smiling face throw a deadly noose around the hunter of the Bacchae as he falls beneath the flock of Maenads. Second Messenger
6. Euripides, Cyclops, 156, 38, 446, 64, 709, 72, 143 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

143. ὁ Βακχίου παῖς, ὡς σαφέστερον μάθῃς. 143. The son of the Bacchic god, that thou mayst learn more certainly. Silenu
7. Euripides, Hecuba, 121, 1076 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1076. ποῖ πᾷ φέρομαι τέκν' ἔρημα λιπὼν
8. Euripides, Helen, 543 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

543. οὐχ ὡς δρομαία πῶλος ἢ Βάκχη θεοῦ
9. Euripides, Hercules Furens, 1119 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1119. I will explain, if you are no longer mad as a fiend of hell. Heracle
10. Euripides, Hippolytus, 560, 551 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

11. Euripides, Ion, 552-553, 716-717, 550 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

550. Didst thou in days gone by come to the Pythian rock? Xuthu
12. Euripides, Iphigenia Among The Taurians, 953, 164 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

13. Euripides, Phoenician Women, 1489 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

14. Euripides, Rhesus, 972 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

972. As under far Pangaion Orpheus lies
15. Plato, Phaedo, None (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

69c. from all these things, and self-restraint and justice and courage and wisdom itself are a kind of purification. And I fancy that those men who established the mysteries were not unenlightened, but in reality had a hidden meaning when they said long ago that whoever goes uninitiated and unsanctified to the other world will lie in the mire, but he who arrives there initiated and purified will dwell with the gods. For as they say in the mysteries, the thyrsus-bearers are many, but the mystics few ;
16. Plato, Phaedrus, None (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

253a. they seek after information themselves, and when they search eagerly within themselves to find the nature of their god, they are successful, because they have been compelled to keep their eyes fixed upon the god, and as they reach and grasp him by memory they are inspired and receive from him character and habits, so far as it is possible for a man to have part in God. Now they consider the beloved the cause of all this, so they love him more than before, and if they draw the waters of their inspiration from Zeus, like the bacchantes, they pour it out upon the beloved and make him, so far as possible, like their god.
17. Sophocles, Antigone, 154, 1122 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

18. Sophocles, Oedipus The King, 211 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

19. Demosthenes, Orations, 21.52 (4th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

20. Eratosthenes, Catasterismi, 24 (2nd cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

21. Orphic Hymns., Fragments, 474.15-474.16



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
aeschylus Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 46
apollo, apollonian, apolline Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 41
bacchants, bacchae, bacchai Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 41
bacchus, bacchius Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 41
bacchus, βάκχος Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 41
berezan Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 41
chorus (male, female), in aeschylus Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 46
chorus (male, female), of a. bassarae or bassarides Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 46
chorus χορός, choral Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 41
classical Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 41
comedy Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 41
cult/ritual/worship Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 46
dionysos, dionysos baccheios Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 41
dionysos, dionysos bacchios Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 41
dionysos, dionysos bacchos Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 41
dionysos, dionysos bromios Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 41
dionysos, dithyrambos Seaford, Tragedy, Ritual and Money in Ancient Greece: Selected Essays (2018) 182
dionysos Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 41
dithyramb Seaford, Tragedy, Ritual and Money in Ancient Greece: Selected Essays (2018) 182
dramatic technique Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 46
elegy Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 41
epigram Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 41
euripides, bacchae Seaford, Tragedy, Ritual and Money in Ancient Greece: Selected Essays (2018) 182; Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 46
evidence (of aeschylus dionysiac tetralogies), mythographic Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 46
hipponion Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 41
hubris Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 46
lejnieks, valdis Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 179
lycurgus Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 46
lyric Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 41
olbia/pontic olbia, olbian Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 41
orpheus Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 46
orphism, orphic Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 41
parodos Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 46
pentheus Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 46
philosophy Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 41
reconstruction, of bassarae Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 46
resemblances, aegyptii Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 46
resemblances, agamemnon Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 46
resemblances, amymone Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 46
resemblances, bassarae/bassarides Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 46
resemblances, choephoroi Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 46
resemblances, danaides Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 46
resemblances, eumenides Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 46
resemblances, laius Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 46
resemblances, oedipus Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 46
resemblances, proteus Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 46
resemblances, seven Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 46
resemblances, sphinx Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 46
resemblances, supplices Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 46
satyr drama, satyr-play Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 41
sophia, wisdom in bacchae Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 179
sparagmos/dismemberment Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 46
theomachos (–oi)/theomachia/theomachein Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 46
tragedy, tragic Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 41
wine' Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 41