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Euripides, Electra, 182-190


ω, δακρύων δέ μοι μέλειand beat my foot in the mazes of the dance. By tears I pass the night; tears are my unhappy care day by day. See if my filthy hair


δειλαίᾳ τὸ κατ' ἦμαρ.and beat my foot in the mazes of the dance. By tears I pass the night; tears are my unhappy care day by day. See if my filthy hair


σκέψαι μου πιναρὰν κόμανand beat my foot in the mazes of the dance. By tears I pass the night; tears are my unhappy care day by day. See if my filthy hair


καὶ τρύχη τάδ' ἐμῶν πέπλωνand the rags of my dress, will be fit for a princess, a daughter of Agamemnon, or for Troy , once taken, which remembers my father. Choru


εἰ πρέποντ' ̓Αγαμέμνονοςand the rags of my dress, will be fit for a princess, a daughter of Agamemnon, or for Troy , once taken, which remembers my father. Choru


κούρᾳ 'σται βασιλείᾳand the rags of my dress, will be fit for a princess, a daughter of Agamemnon, or for Troy , once taken, which remembers my father. Choru


τᾷ Τροίᾳ θ', ἃ 'μοῦ πατέροςand the rags of my dress, will be fit for a princess, a daughter of Agamemnon, or for Troy , once taken, which remembers my father. Choru


μέμναταί ποθ' ἁλοῦσα.and the rags of my dress, will be fit for a princess, a daughter of Agamemnon, or for Troy , once taken, which remembers my father. Choru


μεγάλα θεός: ἀλλ' ἴθιMighty is the goddess; come then, and borrow from me thick-woven clothes to wear, and gold—as a favor to me—accessories to adornment. Do you think to rule over your enemies by tears, if you do not revere the gods?


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

14 results
1. Euripides, Andromache, 1138-1142, 1137 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1137. κύκλῳ κατεῖχον οὐ διδόντες ἀμπνοάς
2. Euripides, Electra, 167-181, 183-190, 195-197, 239, 241, 253-261, 304-308, 310-311, 314-318, 322, 511-515, 645, 91-92, 971-973, 166 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

166. δόλιον ἔσχεν ἀκοίταν.
3. Euripides, Children of Heracles, 404-410, 510-511, 513, 534, 554, 563, 567-573, 586-589, 403 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

4. Euripides, Hercules Furens, 923-943, 922 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

922. Victims to purify the house were stationed before the altar of Zeus, for Heracles had slain and cast from his halls the king of the land.
5. Euripides, Hippolytus, 55-87, 54 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

6. Euripides, Ion, 136-140, 126 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

7. Euripides, Iphigenia Among The Taurians, 381-384, 386-388, 380 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

8. Euripides, Orestes, 1140-1142, 193, 1137 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

9. Euripides, Phoenician Women, 1007-1012, 1015-1018, 214-228, 638-649, 657-689, 898, 952, 997, 1006 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1006. No, by Zeus and all his stars, by Ares, god of blood, who established the Sown-men that sprung one day from earth as lords of this land! I will go, and standing on the topmost battlements
10. Euripides, Suppliant Women, 1001-1071, 1132, 1143, 1146-1150, 1156-1157, 798-836, 980-1000 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1000. Now from my home in frantic haste with frenzied mind I rush to join thee, seeking to share with thee the fire’s bright flame and the self-same tomb, to rid me of my weary
11. Euripides, Trojan Women, 309-310, 320-325, 327-328, 332-333, 914-922, 308 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

308. Bring the light, uplift and show its flame! I am doing the god’s service, see! see! making his shrine to glow with tapers bright.
12. Sophocles, Electra, 818-819, 190 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

13. Plutarch, Comparison of Lysander With Sulla, 2.6, 5.5 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

14. Plutarch, Lysander, 19.3, 22.3-22.5 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
aesthetics of embodiment Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 755
agamemnon Leão and Lanzillotta, A Man of Many Interests: Plutarch on Religion, Myth, and Magic (2019) 102
aidos Steiner, Images in Mind: Statues in Archaic and Classical Greek Literature and Thought (2001) 237
apollo Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 831, 836
artemis Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 831, 836
athena Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 836
athens Leão and Lanzillotta, A Man of Many Interests: Plutarch on Religion, Myth, and Magic (2019) 102; Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 836
children of heracles (heraclidae) Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 831
delphi Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 831, 836
demeter Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 836
dionysia, city (great) Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 836
dionyso(u)s Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 836
education Leão and Lanzillotta, A Man of Many Interests: Plutarch on Religion, Myth, and Magic (2019) 102
electra Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 755, 831
elektra Seaford, Tragedy, Ritual and Money in Ancient Greece: Selected Essays (2018) 248
funerals Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 836
henrichs, a. Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 836
hera Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 831
hertz, r. Seaford, Tragedy, Ritual and Money in Ancient Greece: Selected Essays (2018) 248
inscriptions, of korai Steiner, Images in Mind: Statues in Archaic and Classical Greek Literature and Thought (2001) 237
ion Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 836
lamentation Seaford, Tragedy, Ritual and Money in Ancient Greece: Selected Essays (2018) 248
lysander Leão and Lanzillotta, A Man of Many Interests: Plutarch on Religion, Myth, and Magic (2019) 102
oaths Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 836
orestes Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 831
pose, of korai Steiner, Images in Mind: Statues in Archaic and Classical Greek Literature and Thought (2001) 237
rehm, r. xxv Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 831, 836
ritual Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 831, 836
sacrifice Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 831
size, of statues Steiner, Images in Mind: Statues in Archaic and Classical Greek Literature and Thought (2001) 237
sophocles, electra Seaford, Tragedy, Ritual and Money in Ancient Greece: Selected Essays (2018) 248
sparta Leão and Lanzillotta, A Man of Many Interests: Plutarch on Religion, Myth, and Magic (2019) 102
sulla/ sylla Leão and Lanzillotta, A Man of Many Interests: Plutarch on Religion, Myth, and Magic (2019) 102
suppliant women (supplices) Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 836
thalamos Seaford, Tragedy, Ritual and Money in Ancient Greece: Selected Essays (2018) 248
van gennep, a. Seaford, Tragedy, Ritual and Money in Ancient Greece: Selected Essays (2018) 248
votive images Steiner, Images in Mind: Statues in Archaic and Classical Greek Literature and Thought (2001) 237
weddings' Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 836
worman, n. Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 755