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Tiresias: The Ancient Mediterranean Religions Source Database



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Euripides, Electra, 1035


μῶρον μὲν οὖν γυναῖκες, οὐκ ἄλλως λέγω:A woman is a foolish thing, I don’t deny it; but, this granted, whenever a husband goes astray and rejects his own bed, the woman is likely to imitate her husband and find another love. And then in us the blame shines clearly


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1. Homer, Iliad, 6.389, 22.460 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

6.389. /fair-tressed Trojan women are seeking to propitiate the dread goddess; but she went to the great wall of Ilios, for that she heard the Trojans were sorely pressed, and great victory rested with the Achaeans. So is she gone in haste to the wall, like one beside herself; and with her the nurse beareth the child. 22.460. /So saying she hasted through the hall with throbbing heart as one beside herself, and with her went her handmaidens. But when she was come to the wall and the throng of men, then on the wall she stopped and looked, and was ware of him as he was dragged before the city; and swift horses
2. Euripides, Andromache, 222 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

222. ὦ φίλταθ' ̔́Εκτορ, ἀλλ' ἐγὼ τὴν σὴν χάριν
3. Euripides, Bacchae, 266-329, 811, 265 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

265. Ἐχίονος δʼ ὢν παῖς καταισχύνεις γένος; Τειρεσίας 265. Do you, the child of Echion, bring shame to your race? Teiresia
4. Euripides, Electra, 1001-1010, 1024-1029, 1032, 1055-1059, 1064, 1071-1073, 1097, 1107, 1118-1119, 1124-1131, 998-1000 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

5. Euripides, Hecuba, 252-295, 251 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

6. Euripides, Hippolytus, 546-553, 971-972, 545 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

545. There was that maiden Iole, daughter of Eurytus, king of Oechalia. Her father refused, after promising, to give her to Heracles, who thereupon took her by force. in Oechalia, a girl unwed, that knew no wooer yet nor married joys; her did the queen of Love There is some corruption here. It is probable the doubtful εἰρεσίᾳ conceals an allusion to Euryptus, as Monk indeed suggest; but the passage is not yet satisfactorily emended. snatch from her home across the sea
7. Euripides, Medea, 113-114, 144-145, 160-167, 214-266, 271-276, 282-303, 324, 346-347, 475, 515, 522, 546, 568-575, 112 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

8. Euripides, Phoenician Women, 469-472, 481-495, 499-503, 524-525, 468 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

9. Euripides, Suppliant Women, 164, 176-179, 188-189, 381-597, 163 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

10. Euripides, Trojan Women, 1001-1059, 667-668, 860-1000 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1000. did you ever raise, though Castor was still alive, a vigorous youth, and his brother also, not yet among the stars? Then when you had come to Troy , and the Argives were on your track, and the mortal combat had begun, whenever tidings came to you of


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agôn/-es Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 578, 587
aristophanes Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 64
aristotle, poetics Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 578
characters Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 578
cyclops Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 587
electra Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 578, 587
eros, bacchants, obsession of pentheus with sexual impropriety of Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 64
eros, self, dispossession of Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 64
eros, sexually uncontrolled women, interest of euripides in Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 64
hecuba (hecabe) Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 578
hippolytus Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 578
kiš, d., electra Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 1043
medea, sexually uncontrolled women in Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 64
medea Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 587
osullivan, p. Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 578, 587
plato, gorgias Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 587
rhetoric Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 578, 587
rhêsis/eis Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 578
roisman, h.m. Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 1043
socrates Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 587
sophocles, electra Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 1043
suppliant women (supplices) Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 587
trojan women (troades) Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 578
women in greek culture greek misogyny and Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 64
women in greek culture interest of euripides in sexually uncontrolled women' Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 64
yourcenar, m. Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 1043