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Euripides, Hercules Furens, 886-908


nanAlas alas! lament; the son of Zeus, flower of your city, is being cut down. Woe to you, Hellas ! that will cast from you your benefactor, and destroy him as he dances in the shrill frenzy of Madness.


nanAh me! alas! Choru


nanO Zeus, unjust Vengeance, mad, relentless, will soon give your childless son


nanO Zeus, unjust Vengeance, mad, relentless, will soon give your childless son


nanup to misery. Amphitryon


nanThe dance begins without the cymbals’ crash, with no glad waving of the wine-god’s staff— Amphitryon


nanThe dance begins without the cymbals’ crash, with no glad waving of the wine-god’s staff— Amphitryon


nanWoe to these halls! Choru


nanToward bloodshed


nanand not to pour libations of Dionysus’ grape. Amphitryon


nanO children, make haste to fly! Choru


nanO children, make haste to fly! Choru


nanO children, make haste to fly! Choru


nanO children, make haste to fly! Choru


nanAh misery! Choru


nanAh me! how I lament that aged father, that mother too that bore his children in vain.


nanAh me! how I lament that aged father, that mother too that bore his children in vain.


nanAh me! how I lament that aged father, that mother too that bore his children in vain.


nanAh me! how I lament that aged father, that mother too that bore his children in vain.


nanA tempest rocks the house; the roof is falling with it. Heracle


nanOh, oh! what are you doing, Pallas, child of Zeus, to the house? You are sending hell’s confusion against the halls, as once you did on Enceladus. Messenger


nanOh, oh! what are you doing, Pallas, child of Zeus, to the house? You are sending hell’s confusion against the halls, as once you did on Enceladus. Messenger


nanOh, oh! what are you doing, Pallas, child of Zeus, to the house? You are sending hell’s confusion against the halls, as once you did on Enceladus. Messenger


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

5 results
1. Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 1345, 1343 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1343. ὤμοι, πέπληγμαι καιρίαν πληγὴν ἔσω. Χορός 1343. Ah me! I am struck — a right-aimed stroke within me! CHOROS.
2. Euripides, Hecuba, 456-474, 455 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

455. ἢ νάσων, ἁλιήρει 455. Or to an island home, sent on a voyage of misery by oars that sweep the brine, leading a wretched existence in halls where the first-created palm and the bay-tree put forth their sacred
3. Euripides, Hercules Furens, 1001-1015, 1178-1213, 742-746, 760-767, 798-800, 815-820, 831-832, 835-841, 843-885, 887-1000 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1000. with one shaft laid low his wife and child. Then in wild gallop he starts to slay his aged father; but there came a phantom, as it seemed to us on-lookers, of Pallas, with plumed helm, brandishing a spear; and she hurled a rock against the breast of Heracles
4. Sophocles, Antigone, 154, 153 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

5. Aristotle, Poetics, 13 (4th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
aeschylus, aeschylean (dionysiac) tetralogies/plays Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 104
agave Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 38
amoibaia Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 217
amplificatio Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 216, 217
apollodorus Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 38
athena Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 216; Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 38
chorus (male, female), of a. edonoi Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 38
concepts/values/beliefs Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 38
context/environment/milieu Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 104
cult/ritual/worship Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 38
dionysus, anthropomorphism of Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 38
dionysus, as an epiphanic/visible god Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 38
dionysus, epiphanies/theophany of Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 38
dryas Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 38
earthquake Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 38
ekkyklêma Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 216, 217
euripides, bacchae Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 38
hamartia Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 38
hera Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 216
heracles Bednarek, The Myth of Lycurgus in Aeschylus, Naevius, and beyond (2021) 181, 182; Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 216, 217
iris Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 216, 217
italian peninsula Bednarek, The Myth of Lycurgus in Aeschylus, Naevius, and beyond (2021) 181, 182, 183
kommos Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 216, 217
lexicographers Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 104
lycurgus, and pentheus Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 38
lycurgus Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 38
lyssa/fury Bednarek, The Myth of Lycurgus in Aeschylus, Naevius, and beyond (2021) 181, 182, 183
lyssa Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 38
madness (mania)/frenzy, and lycurgus Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 38
maenads/maenadism Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 38
messengers/messenger-speech Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 38
oikos Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 216
palace-miracles Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 38
peripeteia/ae Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 217
reception Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 38
resemblances, edonoi Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 38
resemblances, language and style' Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 104
resemblances, lycurgeia Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 38
sophocles, ajax Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 216
thebes Xanthaki-Karamanou, 'Dionysiac' Dialogues: Euripides' 'Bacchae', Aeschylus and 'Christus Patiens' (2022) 38
thrace Bednarek, The Myth of Lycurgus in Aeschylus, Naevius, and beyond (2021) 181