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Euripides, Hecuba, 900-904


νῦν δ', οὐ γὰρ ἵης' οὐρίους πνοὰς θεόςbut as it is, for the god sends forth no favoring breeze, the army must wait and look for a calm voyage. Good luck to you, for this is the interest alike of individual and state, that the wrong-doer be punished and the good man prosper. Agamemnon departs as Hecuba withdraws into the tent. Choru


μένειν ἀνάγκη πλοῦν ὁρῶντ' ἐς ἥσυχον.but as it is, for the god sends forth no favoring breeze, the army must wait and look for a calm voyage. Good luck to you, for this is the interest alike of individual and state, that the wrong-doer be punished and the good man prosper. Agamemnon departs as Hecuba withdraws into the tent. Choru


γένοιτο δ' εὖ πως: πᾶσι γὰρ κοινὸν τόδεbut as it is, for the god sends forth no favoring breeze, the army must wait and look for a calm voyage. Good luck to you, for this is the interest alike of individual and state, that the wrong-doer be punished and the good man prosper. Agamemnon departs as Hecuba withdraws into the tent. Choru


ἰδίᾳ θ' ἑκάστῳ καὶ πόλει, τὸν μὲν κακὸνbut as it is, for the god sends forth no favoring breeze, the army must wait and look for a calm voyage. Good luck to you, for this is the interest alike of individual and state, that the wrong-doer be punished and the good man prosper. Agamemnon departs as Hecuba withdraws into the tent. Choru


κακόν τι πάσχειν, τὸν δὲ χρηστὸν εὐτυχεῖν.but as it is, for the god sends forth no favoring breeze, the army must wait and look for a calm voyage. Good luck to you, for this is the interest alike of individual and state, that the wrong-doer be punished and the good man prosper. Agamemnon departs as Hecuba withdraws into the tent. Choru


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

10 results
1. Euripides, Andromache, 320-332, 319 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

319. ὦ δόξα δόξα, μυρίοισι δὴ βροτῶν
2. Euripides, Bacchae, 268-271, 267 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

267. καλὰς ἀφορμάς, οὐ μέγʼ ἔργον εὖ λέγειν·
3. Euripides, Electra, 850-851, 877, 899, 1292 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1292. ὦ παῖδε Διός, θέμις ἐς φθογγὰς 1292. Sons of Zeus, is it right for us to draw near to speak with you? Dioskouroi
4. Euripides, Hecuba, 10, 1076-1080, 11, 1114-1115, 1118-1119, 1132-1182, 1187-1199, 12, 1200-1207, 1217-1233, 1240-1251, 1255, 1260, 1267, 1270, 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, 901-904, 919, 923-925, 934-936, 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
5. Euripides, Iphigenia At Aulis, 901-903, 909, 911-916, 919-974, 900 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

900. No longer will I let shame Reading οὐκέτ᾽ αἰδεσθησόμεσθα , a conjecture of Nauck and Hermann’s. Paley regards 11. 900-2 as spurious. prevent my kneeling to you, a mortal to one goddess-born; why do I affect reserve? whose interests should I consult before my child’s? Throwing herself before Achilles. Oh! help me, goddess-born, in my sore distress, and her that was called your bride, in vain, it is true, yet called she was.
6. Euripides, Rhesus, 639 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

639. And soft shall be my words to him I hate.
7. Euripides, Suppliant Women, 1064 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1064. What dost thou say? What is this silly riddle thou propoundest? Evadne
8. Euripides, Trojan Women, 299-305, 298 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

9. Vergil, Aeneis, 3.62-3.63, 3.67-3.68 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

3.62. was kin of thine. This blood is not of trees. 3.63. Haste from this murderous shore, this land of greed. 3.67. to all these deadly javelins, keen and strong.” 3.68. Then stood I, burdened with dark doubt and fear
10. Tacitus, Annals, 1.2.2, 1.9.5 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)



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achilles Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 150, 151
agamemnon Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 150, 151
agency, hope as a fallback emotion Kazantzidis and Spatharas, Hope in Ancient Literature, History, and Art (2018) 63
amphitryon Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 150
antiphon, anti-rhetoric Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 283
approximation, to the gods Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 151
augustus Duffalo, The Ghosts of the Past: Latin Literature, the Dead, and Rome's Transition to a Principate (2006) 107
clytemnestra Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 150, 151
comparisons, with heroes and gods Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 150, 151
corruption, in politics' Duffalo, The Ghosts of the Past: Latin Literature, the Dead, and Rome's Transition to a Principate (2006) 107
deception, and tragedy Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 283
deception, association with rhetoric Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 283
despair Kazantzidis and Spatharas, Hope in Ancient Literature, History, and Art (2018) 63
doxa (seeming, opinion, reputation) Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 283
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
euripides, andromache, doxa in Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 283
euripides, andromache Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 283
euripides, eidôla Rutter and Sparkes, Word and Image in Ancient Greece (2012) 158
euripides, gorgianic elements in Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 283
euripides, hecuba Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 283
euripides, hecubas rhetoric in Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 283
euripides, on (im)materiality of lies Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 283
euripides, on doxa and deception Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 283
euripides, on lie-detection Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 283
euripides, on rhetoric of anti-rhetoric Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 283
euripides, on spartans Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 283
euripides Duffalo, The Ghosts of the Past: Latin Literature, the Dead, and Rome's Transition to a Principate (2006) 107
gorgias, and euripides Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 283
gorgias, encomium of helen Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 283
gorgias, his definition of doxa Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 283
gorgias, role within fifth-century enlightenment Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 283
gorgias, theory of apate Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 283
heracles Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 150
hopelessness, and loss of faith in the gods Kazantzidis and Spatharas, Hope in Ancient Literature, History, and Art (2018) 63
invocation, hymnic Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 151
iphigenia Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 150
materiality, in euripides, of discourse Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 283
materiality, in euripides Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 283
megara Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 150
menelaus Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 283
persuasion ( peitho ) Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 283
polydorus Duffalo, The Ghosts of the Past: Latin Literature, the Dead, and Rome's Transition to a Principate (2006) 107
revenge, hopelessness feeding a passion for revenge Kazantzidis and Spatharas, Hope in Ancient Literature, History, and Art (2018) 63
rhetoric, of anti-rhetoric Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 283
rohde, e. Rutter and Sparkes, Word and Image in Ancient Greece (2012) 158
sacrifice, in general Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 150
supplication Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 150, 151
tacitus Duffalo, The Ghosts of the Past: Latin Literature, the Dead, and Rome's Transition to a Principate (2006) 107
vergil, aeneid Duffalo, The Ghosts of the Past: Latin Literature, the Dead, and Rome's Transition to a Principate (2006) 107
vergil, and corrupt murder trials Duffalo, The Ghosts of the Past: Latin Literature, the Dead, and Rome's Transition to a Principate (2006) 107
women Kazantzidis and Spatharas, Hope in Ancient Literature, History, and Art (2018) 63
zeus Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 150
ϲώιζειν, ϲωτήρ Meister, Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity (2019) 151