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Tiresias: The Ancient Mediterranean Religions Source Database



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Euripides, Medea, 144-145


αἰαῖ(within). Oh, oh! Would that Heaven’s levin bolt would cleave this head in twain!


διά μου κεφαλᾶς φλὸξ οὐρανίαWhat gain is life to me? Woe, woe is me! O, to die and win release, quitting this loathed existence! Choru


βαίη: τί δέ μοι ζῆν ἔτι κέρδος;What gain is life to me? Woe, woe is me! O, to die and win release, quitting this loathed existence! Choru


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

6 results
1. Homer, Iliad, 10.94 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

10.94. /so long as the breath abideth in my breast and my knees are quick. I wander thus, because sweet sleep settleth not upon mine eyes, but war is a trouble to me and the woes of the Achaeans. Wondrously do I fear for the Danaans, nor is my mind firm, but I am tossed to and fro, and my heart
2. Euripides, Bacchae, 266-329, 265 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

265. Ἐχίονος δʼ ὢν παῖς καταισχύνεις γένος; Τειρεσίας 265. Do you, the child of Echion, bring shame to your race? Teiresia
3. Euripides, Electra, 1025-1029, 1032, 1035, 1024 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

4. Euripides, Medea, 1056-1080, 109, 112-113, 1136-1139, 114, 1140-1189, 119, 1190-1199, 120, 1200-1209, 121, 1210-1230, 1234-1250, 1317-1414, 145, 148-153, 16, 160-169, 17, 170-172, 18-19, 190-199, 20, 200-203, 208-209, 21, 210, 214-219, 22, 220-229, 23, 230-266, 271-276, 282-303, 305, 316, 324, 345, 348, 351-354, 368, 378-380, 389, 39, 390-391, 395-398, 40, 401-439, 44, 440-575, 627-641, 643, 665-758, 764-810, 9-10 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

10. to slay their father and come to live here in the land of Corinth with her husband and children, where her exile found favour with the citizens to whose land she had come, and in all things of her own accord was she at one with Jason, the greatest safeguard thi
5. Euripides, Suppliant Women, 382-597, 381 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

381. (to a herald.) Forasmuch as with this thy art thou hast ever served the stat£ and me by carrying my proclamations far and wide, so now cross Asopus and the waters of Ismenus, and declare this message to the haughty king of the Cadmeans:
6. Plotinus, Enneads, 4.4.18 (3rd cent. CE - 3rd cent. CE)



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
agamemnon Schibli, Hierocles of Alexandria (2002) 253
agôn/-es Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 587
athens Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 69
body, as instrument Schibli, Hierocles of Alexandria (2002) 253
cyclops Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 587
desires (έπι - / προθυµία) Schibli, Hierocles of Alexandria (2002) 253
disposition (διάθεσις) Schibli, Hierocles of Alexandria (2002) 253
electra Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 587
fortune (τυχή) Schibli, Hierocles of Alexandria (2002) 253
good counsel (εύβουλία) Schibli, Hierocles of Alexandria (2002) 253
homer Schibli, Hierocles of Alexandria (2002) 253
kelly, a. xxii Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 69, 74
medea Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 69, 74, 587; Schibli, Hierocles of Alexandria (2002) 253
murder Schibli, Hierocles of Alexandria (2002) 253
oaths Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 69
osullivan, p. Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 587
plato, gorgias Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 587
pleasures (ήδονή) Schibli, Hierocles of Alexandria (2002) 253
rhetoric Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 587
right (όρθός λόγος / λογισμός) Schibli, Hierocles of Alexandria (2002) 253
rückblickszenen Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 74
sense-perception (αἳσθησις) Schibli, Hierocles of Alexandria (2002) 253
skênê' Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 69
socrates Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 587
spirit (θυμός) Schibli, Hierocles of Alexandria (2002) 253
substances (ούσία), rational Schibli, Hierocles of Alexandria (2002) 253
suppliant women (supplices) Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 587