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Euripides, Medea, 1330-1340


ὅτ' ἐκ δόμων σε βαρβάρου τ' ἀπὸ χθονὸςin the day I brought thee, fraught with doom, from thy home in a barbarian land to dwell in Hellas, traitress to thy sire and to the land that nurtured thee. On me the gods have hurled the curse that dogged thy steps, for thou didst slay thy brother at his hearth


̔́Ελλην' ἐς οἶκον ἠγόμην, κακὸν μέγαin the day I brought thee, fraught with doom, from thy home in a barbarian land to dwell in Hellas, traitress to thy sire and to the land that nurtured thee. On me the gods have hurled the curse that dogged thy steps, for thou didst slay thy brother at his hearth


πατρός τε καὶ γῆς προδότιν ἥ ς' ἐθρέψατο.in the day I brought thee, fraught with doom, from thy home in a barbarian land to dwell in Hellas, traitress to thy sire and to the land that nurtured thee. On me the gods have hurled the curse that dogged thy steps, for thou didst slay thy brother at his hearth


τὸν σὸν δ' ἀλάστορ' εἰς ἔμ' ἔσκηψαν θεοί:in the day I brought thee, fraught with doom, from thy home in a barbarian land to dwell in Hellas, traitress to thy sire and to the land that nurtured thee. On me the gods have hurled the curse that dogged thy steps, for thou didst slay thy brother at his hearth


κτανοῦσα γὰρ δὴ σὸν κάσιν παρέστιονin the day I brought thee, fraught with doom, from thy home in a barbarian land to dwell in Hellas, traitress to thy sire and to the land that nurtured thee. On me the gods have hurled the curse that dogged thy steps, for thou didst slay thy brother at his hearth


τὸ καλλίπρῳρον εἰσέβης ̓Αργοῦς σκάφος.ere thou cam’st aboard our fair ship Argo. Such was the outset of thy life of crime; then didst thou wed with me, and having born me sons to glut thy passion’s lust, thou now hast slain them. Not one amongst the wives of Hellas e’er had dared


ἤρξω μὲν ἐκ τοιῶνδε: νυμφευθεῖσα δὲere thou cam’st aboard our fair ship Argo. Such was the outset of thy life of crime; then didst thou wed with me, and having born me sons to glut thy passion’s lust, thou now hast slain them. Not one amongst the wives of Hellas e’er had dared


παρ' ἀνδρὶ τῷδε καὶ τεκοῦσά μοι τέκναere thou cam’st aboard our fair ship Argo. Such was the outset of thy life of crime; then didst thou wed with me, and having born me sons to glut thy passion’s lust, thou now hast slain them. Not one amongst the wives of Hellas e’er had dared


εὐνῆς ἕκατι καὶ λέχους σφ' ἀπώλεσας.ere thou cam’st aboard our fair ship Argo. Such was the outset of thy life of crime; then didst thou wed with me, and having born me sons to glut thy passion’s lust, thou now hast slain them. Not one amongst the wives of Hellas e’er had dared


οὐκ ἔστιν ἥτις τοῦτ' ἂν ̔Ελληνὶς γυνὴere thou cam’st aboard our fair ship Argo. Such was the outset of thy life of crime; then didst thou wed with me, and having born me sons to glut thy passion’s lust, thou now hast slain them. Not one amongst the wives of Hellas e’er had dared


ἔτλη ποθ', ὧν γε πρόσθεν ἠξίουν ἐγὼthis deed; yet before them all I chose thee for my wife, wedding a foe to be my doom, no woman, but a lioness fiercer than Tyrrhene Scylla in nature. But with reproaches heaped a thousandfold


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Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
aegeus Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 91
alcestis Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 835
aphrodite, revenge of, in hippolytus Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 178
artemis Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 835; Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 178
athena Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 835
athens Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 91; Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 70, 835
audience Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 91
creon Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 91
delphi Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 91
demeter Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 835
dictys Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 70
dioscuri Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 91
dramaturgy Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 91
eleusis Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 835
epiphany, passim – meaning, exclusive, epilogue epiphany Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 91
funerals Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 835
glauce Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 91
helen Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 91; Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 835
helios Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 91
hera, acraea Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 91
hera Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 91
heracles Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 835
hippolytus Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 835
impasse, dramatic Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 91
iphigenia in tauris Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 835
jason Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 91
kelly, a. xxii Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 70, 74, 82
medea, revenge in Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 178
medea Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 91; Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 70, 74, 82, 835
menelaus Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 91
myth Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 91
mêchanê Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 70
oaths Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 82
on high, staging of gods Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 91
philoctetes Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 70
plot Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 91
prophecy, foretelling the future Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 91
rehm, r. xxv Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 835
revenge, of hera in heracles Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 178
revenge, of medea Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 178
revenge, reverse retaliation' Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 178
ritual Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 835
rückblickszenen Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 74
skênê Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 70
suppliant women (supplices) Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 835
theoclymenus Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 91
theonoe Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 91
theristai Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 70
trojan women (troades) Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 835
weddings Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 835