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Euripides, Hecuba, 1196-1207


πρὸς τόνδε δ' εἶμι καὶ λόγοις ἀμείψομαι:This part of my prelude belongs to you. Now will I turn to this fellow, and will give you your answer, you who say it was to save Achaea double toil and for Agamemnon’s sake that you killed my son. No, villain, in the first place


ὃς φῂς ̓Αχαιῶν πόνον ἀπαλλάσσων διπλοῦνThis part of my prelude belongs to you. Now will I turn to this fellow, and will give you your answer, you who say it was to save Achaea double toil and for Agamemnon’s sake that you killed my son. No, villain, in the first place


̓Αγαμέμνονός θ' ἕκατι παῖδ' ἐμὸν κτανεῖν.This part of my prelude belongs to you. Now will I turn to this fellow, and will give you your answer, you who say it was to save Achaea double toil and for Agamemnon’s sake that you killed my son. No, villain, in the first place


ἀλλ', ὦ κάκιστε, πρῶτον οὔποτ' ἂν φίλονThis part of my prelude belongs to you. Now will I turn to this fellow, and will give you your answer, you who say it was to save Achaea double toil and for Agamemnon’s sake that you killed my son. No, villain, in the first place


τὸ βάρβαρον γένοιτ' ἂν ̔́Ελλησιν γένοςthe barbarian race would never be friends with Hellas , nor could it be. Again, what interest did you have to further by your zeal? was it to form some marriage, or on the score of kinship, or what reason? or was it likely that they would sail here again and destroy


οὐδ' ἂν δύναιτο. τίνα δὲ καὶ σπεύδων χάρινthe barbarian race would never be friends with Hellas , nor could it be. Again, what interest did you have to further by your zeal? was it to form some marriage, or on the score of kinship, or what reason? or was it likely that they would sail here again and destroy


πρόθυμος ἦσθα; πότερα κηδεύσων τινὰthe barbarian race would never be friends with Hellas , nor could it be. Again, what interest did you have to further by your zeal? was it to form some marriage, or on the score of kinship, or what reason? or was it likely that they would sail here again and destroy


ἢ συγγενὴς ὤν, ἢ τίν' αἰτίαν ἔχων;the barbarian race would never be friends with Hellas , nor could it be. Again, what interest did you have to further by your zeal? was it to form some marriage, or on the score of kinship, or what reason? or was it likely that they would sail here again and destroy


ἢ σῆς ἔμελλον γῆς τεμεῖν βλαστήματαthe barbarian race would never be friends with Hellas , nor could it be. Again, what interest did you have to further by your zeal? was it to form some marriage, or on the score of kinship, or what reason? or was it likely that they would sail here again and destroy


πλεύσαντες αὖθις; τίνα δοκεῖς πείσειν τάδε;your country’s crops? Whom do you expect to persuade into believing that? If you would only speak the truth, it was the gold that slew my son, and your greedy spirit. Now tell me this: why, when Troy was victorious, when her ramparts still stood round her


ὁ χρυσός, εἰ βούλοιο τἀληθῆ λέγεινyour country’s crops? Whom do you expect to persuade into believing that? If you would only speak the truth, it was the gold that slew my son, and your greedy spirit. Now tell me this: why, when Troy was victorious, when her ramparts still stood round her


ἔκτεινε τὸν ἐμὸν παῖδα, καὶ κέρδη τὰ σά.your country’s crops? Whom do you expect to persuade into believing that? If you would only speak the truth, it was the gold that slew my son, and your greedy spirit. Now tell me this: why, when Troy was victorious, when her ramparts still stood round her


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1. Euripides, Hecuba, 10, 1076-1080, 11, 1114-1119, 1131-1182, 1187-1195, 1197-1199, 12, 1200-1207, 1217-1237, 1240-1251, 1253-1255, 1258, 1260, 1265-1274, 1292, 13-19, 2, 20-29, 3, 30-39, 4, 40-49, 5, 50-59, 6, 661, 669, 675, 7, 714-715, 726-727, 736-799, 8, 800-899, 9, 900-904, 919, 923-925, 934, 946-949, 1 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1. ̔́Ηκω νεκρῶν κευθμῶνα καὶ σκότου πύλας 1. I have come from out of the charnel-house and gates of gloom, where Hades dwells apart from gods, I Polydorus, a son of Hecuba, the daughter of Cisseus, and of Priam. Now my father, when Phrygia ’s capital
2. Euripides, Children of Heracles, 207 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

207. Πιτθεὺς μέν ἐστι Πέλοπος, ἐκ δὲ Πιτθέως
3. Euripides, Hippolytus, 1001-1031, 962-970, 983-1000 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1000. to mock at friends is not my way, father, but I am still the same behind their backs as to their face. The very crime thou thinkest to catch me in, is just the one I am untainted with, for to this day have I kept me pure from women. Nor know I aught thereof, save what I hear
4. Euripides, Medea, 576-578, 522 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

522. Needs must I now, it seems, turn orator, and, like a good helmsman on a ship with close-reefed sails, weather
5. Euripides, Phoenician Women, 500-503, 524-525, 531-540, 499 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

499. If all were uimous in their ideas of honor and wisdom
6. Euripides, Suppliant Women, 204, 203 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)



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agôn/-es Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 580, 600
alcestis Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 371
diodotus Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 600
discourse Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 371
drama Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 371
eidôla, as prologues Rutter and Sparkes, Word and Image in Ancient Greece (2012) 158
eidôla, in tragedy Rutter and Sparkes, Word and Image in Ancient Greece (2012) 158
eidôla Rutter and Sparkes, Word and Image in Ancient Greece (2012) 158
epic Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 371
euripides, eidôla Rutter and Sparkes, Word and Image in Ancient Greece (2012) 158
euripides Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 371
hecuba Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 371
hecuba (hecabe) Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 177, 580
heraclidae Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 371
lloyd, m. Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 371
logos Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 600
orestes Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 371
osullivan, p. Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 580, 600
pericles Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 600
poetry Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 371
reception Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 371
reductio ad absurdum Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 371
rhetoric' Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 371
rhetoric Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 580, 600
rohde, e. Rutter and Sparkes, Word and Image in Ancient Greece (2012) 158
sophocles Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 371
thucydides Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 600
trojan women Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 371
tzanetou, a. Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 177