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Euripides, Hecuba, 1200-1207


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, 1187-1199, 12, 1201-1207, 1217-1237, 1240-1251, 1253-1255, 1258-1274, 1279, 1292, 13-19, 2, 20-29, 3, 30, 309, 31, 310-312, 32, 328-329, 33, 330-331, 34-39, 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


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agon Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 371
alcestis Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 371
aristotle, rhetoric Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 598
characters Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 598
charis Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 598
cyclops Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 598
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
eikos Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 598
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
gorgias, encomium of helen Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 598
hecuba Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 371
hecuba (hecabe) Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 174, 177
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
orestes Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 371
osullivan, p. Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 598
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) 598
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
suppliant women (supplices) Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 598
trojan women Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 371
trojan women (troades) Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 598
tzanetou, a. Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 174, 177