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Euripides, Bacchae, 916


μητρός τε τῆς σῆς καὶ λόχου κατάσκοπος·wearing the clothing of a woman, of an inspired maenad, a spy upon your mother and her company. Pentheus emerges. In appearance you are like one of Kadmos’ daughters. Pentheu


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

4 results
1. Aristophanes, Frogs, 412 (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

412. νῦν δὴ κατεῖδον καὶ μάλ' εὐπροσώπου
2. Euripides, Bacchae, 1001-1023, 1047, 1060-1062, 1115, 451-460, 493, 811-815, 819, 821, 829-836, 838, 850-855, 912-915, 917-1000 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1000. παρακόπῳ τε λήματι στέλλεται 1000. and mad disposition violently to overcome by force what is invincible—death is the discipline for his purposes, accepting no excuses when the affairs of the gods are concerned; to act like a mortal—this is a life that is free from pain. The text and meaning of these and the following lines are highly uncertain. The above translation is based on the paraphrase that Murray includes in his apparatus qui iniuste etc. (v. 997), ei sententiarum castigatrix in rebus divinis indeprecabilis Mors est .
3. Ovid, Metamorphoses, 4.285-4.388 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

4. Propertius, Elegies, 4.9.29, 4.9.47-4.9.50 (1st cent. BCE



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
agave Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 138
bona dea and hercules, geographic ambiguity and east/west divine in Panoussi, Brides, Mourners, Bacchae: Women's Rituals in Roman Literature (2019) 257
bona dea and hercules, inclusion/exclusion in religious practices and Panoussi, Brides, Mourners, Bacchae: Women's Rituals in Roman Literature (2019) 257
bona dea and hercules, terms for bona dea worshippers Panoussi, Brides, Mourners, Bacchae: Women's Rituals in Roman Literature (2019) 257
cacus Panoussi, Brides, Mourners, Bacchae: Women's Rituals in Roman Literature (2019) 257
chorus (male, female), of christus patiens Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 138
context/environment/milieu, socio-cultural, ideological Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 138
cult, cultic acts for specific cults, the corresponding god or place Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 322
dionysos, dionysos xenos Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 322
dionysos Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 322
dionysus, effeminate/effeminacy of Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 138
eleusis, eleusinian, mysteries Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 322
ephebic rituals Panoussi, Brides, Mourners, Bacchae: Women's Rituals in Roman Literature (2019) 257
euripides, bacchae Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 138
hercules Panoussi, Brides, Mourners, Bacchae: Women's Rituals in Roman Literature (2019) 257
hypsipyle, in apollonius argonautica Panoussi, Brides, Mourners, Bacchae: Women's Rituals in Roman Literature (2019) 257
initiate Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 322
initiation, initiatory rites Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 322
jesus christ Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 138
liminality Panoussi, Brides, Mourners, Bacchae: Women's Rituals in Roman Literature (2019) 257
madness, of heracles in heracles Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 180
madness, of pentheus in bacchae Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 180
maenads, maenadic, maenadism Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 322
magical ritual Panoussi, Brides, Mourners, Bacchae: Women's Rituals in Roman Literature (2019) 257
mania μανία, maniacal Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 322
pattern (plot/thematic) Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 138
pentheus Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 322; Panoussi, Brides, Mourners, Bacchae: Women's Rituals in Roman Literature (2019) 257; Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 138
performance Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 322
pity (ἔλεος) Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 138
reception, of dramatic situations and themes Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 138
recontextualization Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 138
redemption Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 138
refiguration Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 138
replacement/substitution of names Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 138
resemblances, reception Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 138
reversal of roles/plot Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 138
rite, ritual Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 322
roman state, inclusion/exclusion in religious practices in Panoussi, Brides, Mourners, Bacchae: Women's Rituals in Roman Literature (2019) 257
socrates Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 180
source text Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 138
sparagmos/dismemberment Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 138
thebes, theban Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 322
theologos (iohannes) Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 138
theotokos (mother of god) Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 138
thyrsos (–oi) Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 138
transvestism and cross-dressing, in ephebic rituals Panoussi, Brides, Mourners, Bacchae: Women's Rituals in Roman Literature (2019) 257
transvestism and cross-dressing, of pentheus Panoussi, Brides, Mourners, Bacchae: Women's Rituals in Roman Literature (2019) 257
woman' Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 322
xenia Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 322