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Euripides, Electra, 1276


σοὶ μὲν τάδ' εἶπον: τόνδε δ' Αἰγίσθου νέκυνand the city will be called after your name. I say this to you. As for this corpse of Aegisthus, the citizens of Argos will cover it in the earth in burial. But as for your mother, Menelaus, who has arrived at Nauplia only now after capturing Troy


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1. Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 229-247, 228 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

228. λιτὰς δὲ καὶ κληδόνας πατρῴους 228. Prayings and callings q type=
2. Euripides, Alcestis, 426-429, 611-612, 614-635, 743-744, 862-863, 866-867, 869-871, 897-902, 911, 916-919, 922, 926-928, 425 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

425. Ho! sirrahs, catch me this woman; hold her fast; for ’tis no welcome story she will have to hear. It was to make thee leave the holy altar of the goddess that I held thy child’s death before thy eyes, and so induced thee to give thyself up to me to die.
3. Euripides, Andromache, 1117-1172, 1176, 1187, 1211, 1218, 1226-1242, 1263-1270, 1116 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1116. εἷς ἦν ἁπάντων τῶνδε μηχανορράφος.
4. Euripides, Bacchae, 1217-1226, 1285, 1300-1329, 1216 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1216. ἕπεσθέ μοι φέροντες ἄθλιον βάρος 1216. Follow me, carrying the miserable burden of Pentheus, follow me, slaves, before the house; exhausted from countless searches, I am bringing his body, for I discovered it in the folds of Kithairon
5. Euripides, Electra, 1202-1205, 1214-1223, 1227-1232, 1244-1246, 1250-1275, 1277-1292, 163-166, 778-843, 877, 886-887, 985-986, 1201 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1201. πάλιν, πάλιν φρόνημα σὸν 1201. Again, again your thought changes with the breeze; for now you think piously, though you did not before, and you did dreadful things
6. Euripides, Hecuba, 1288, 25-50, 610, 616, 675, 678-680, 684-732, 894-897, 1287 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1287. ̔Εκάβη, σὺ δ', ὦ τάλαινα, διπτύχους νεκροὺς
7. Euripides, Helen, 1243, 1260, 1291-1300, 1390-1395, 1400, 1408, 1419, 1528, 1542-1604, 1643-1679, 1240 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1240. τί δ'; ἔστ' ἀπόντων τύμβος; ἢ θάψεις σκιάν; 1240. What? Is there a tomb for the absent? Or will you bury a shadow? Helen
8. Euripides, Children of Heracles, 1027-1045, 1159-1162, 1026 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1026. rend= Bury my body after death in its destined grave in front of the shrine of the virgin goddess Pallas. at Pallene. And I will be thy friend and guardian of thy city for ever, where I lie buried in a foreign soil, but a bitter foe to these children’s descendants, whensoe’er Referring to invasions by the Peloponnesians, descendants of the Heracleidae. with gathered host they come against this land, traitors to your kindness now; such are the strangers ye have championed. Why then came I hither, if I knew all this, instead of regarding the god’s oracle? Because I thought, that Hera was mightier far than any oracle, and would not betray me. Waste no drink-offering on my tomb, nor spill the victim’s blood; for I will requite them for my treatment here with a journey they shall rue; and ye shall have double gain from me, for I will help you and harm them by my death. Alcmena 1026. Slay me, I do not ask thee for mercy; yet since this city let me go and shrunk from slaying me, I will reward it with an old oracle of Loxias, which in time will benefit them more than doth appear.
9. Euripides, Hercules Furens, 1359-1366, 1358 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

10. Euripides, Ion, 1570-1594, 1569 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

11. Euripides, Medea, 1378-1383, 1377 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1377. Give up to me those dead, to bury and lament Medea
12. Euripides, Orestes, 1431-1436, 1625-1665, 97-99, 114 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

13. Euripides, Phoenician Women, 1486-1529, 1485 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1485. I do not veil my tender cheek shaded with curls, nor do I feel shame, from maiden modesty, at the dark red beneath my eyes, the blush upon my face, as I hurry on, in bacchic revelry for the dead
14. Euripides, Suppliant Women, 1184-1212, 754-759, 778-836, 841-843, 846-931, 934-935, 950-954, 1183 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1183. Hearken, Theseus, to the words that I Athena utter, telling thee thy duty, which, if thou perform it, will serve thy city.
15. Euripides, Trojan Women, 1134-1146, 1156-1206, 1240-1245, 1248-1250, 735-739, 1133 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
achaeans Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
achaeus Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
acropolis, athens Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
aetiology Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95; Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 834
agamemnon Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 232
alcestis Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 834
andromache Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 834
apollo Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95; Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 832; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 232
arcadia Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
areopagus, athens Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
argos Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 232
athena Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
athens Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95; Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 834; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 232
audience Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
children of heracles (heraclidae) Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 834
clytemnestra Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
cult Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
delphi Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95; Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 834
deus ex machina Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 832
dorian Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
dorus Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
electra Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 832, 834
eleusis Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
epiphany, passim – meaning, exclusive, epilogue epiphany Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
erechtheum Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
erechtheus Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
erechtheïds / hyacinthids Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
funerals Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 832, 834
hecuba (hecabe) Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 834
helen Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95; Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 834
hera Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 832, 834
heracles Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 834
hermione Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
hero Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
hosiotes (religious correctness) Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 232
ionia Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
iphigenia in tauris Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 834
irony Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
justice, of matricide Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 232
lifeworld, lifeworld experience Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
matricide, and exile of the matricides Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 232
medea Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 834
menelaus Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
mêchanê Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 834
neoptolemus Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
nomos Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 834
orestes Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 232
orestheion Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
phren/phrenes, seat of purity/impurity, in euripides electra Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 232
phronein hosia, in euripides electra' Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 232
pollux (polydeuces) Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 232
poseidon Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
prophecy, foretelling the future Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
pylades Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 232
rehm, r. xxv Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 832, 834
ritual Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 832, 834
sacrifice Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 832
suppliant women (supplices) Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 834
thebes (boeotia) Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
theseus Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
trojan women (troades) Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 834
troy Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 232
venerable ones Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 95
weddings Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 834
zeus Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 232