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Euripides, Orestes, 397


πῶς φῄς; σοφόν τοι τὸ σαφές, οὐ τὸ μὴ σαφές.What do you mean? Wisdom is shown in clarity, not in obscurity. Oreste


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

17 results
1. Hesiod, Works And Days, 289, 42, 256 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

256. The son of Cronus sends from heaven distress
2. Hesiod, Theogony, 902 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

902. Would sound, sometimes a lion, mercile
3. Homer, Iliad, 1.70, 13.355, 15.165-15.166 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

1.70. /and who had guided the ships of the Achaeans to Ilios by his own prophetic powers which Phoebus Apollo had bestowed upon him. He with good intent addressed the gathering, and spoke among them:Achilles, dear to Zeus, you bid me declare the wrath of Apollo, the lord who strikes from afar. 13.355. /but Zeus was the elder born and the wiser. Therefore it was that Poseidon avoided to give open aid, but secretly sought ever to rouse the Argives throughout the host, in the likeness of a man. So these twain knotted the ends of the cords of mighty strife and evil war, and drew them taut over both armies 15.165. /for I avow me to be better far than he in might, and the elder born. Yet his heart counteth it but a little thing to declare himself the peer of me of whom even the other gods are adread. So spake he, and wind-footed, swift Iris failed not to hearken, but went down from the hills of Ida to sacred Ilios. 15.166. /for I avow me to be better far than he in might, and the elder born. Yet his heart counteth it but a little thing to declare himself the peer of me of whom even the other gods are adread. So spake he, and wind-footed, swift Iris failed not to hearken, but went down from the hills of Ida to sacred Ilios.
4. Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 810-811, 160 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

160. Ζεύς, ὅστις ποτʼ ἐστίν, εἰ τόδʼ αὐ- 160. Zeus, whosoe’er he be, — if that express
5. Aeschylus, Libation-Bearers, 1025, 1027-1028, 1046-1059, 1061, 1063, 1065-1076, 1024 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1024. φρένες δύσαρκτοι· πρὸς δὲ καρδίᾳ φόβος
6. Pindar, Olympian Odes, 2.94 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

7. Anaxagoras, Fragments, 12 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

8. Euripides, Andromache, 891, 900, 911, 914, 920-950, 1032 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1032. μαντόσυνον, ὅτε νιν ̓Αργόθεν πορευθεὶς
9. Euripides, Bacchae, 1116-1124, 1115 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1115. καὶ προσπίτνει νιν· ὃ δὲ μίτραν κόμης ἄπο 1115. and fell upon him. He threw the headband from his head so that the wretched Agave might recognize and not kill him. Touching her cheek, he said: It is I, mother, your son, Pentheus, whom you bore in the house of Echion.
10. Euripides, Helen, 10-11, 118, 12, 1240, 1243, 13, 132, 138, 14-16, 160-161, 164-169, 17, 170-173, 18-19, 198, 2, 20-25, 250, 26, 262-263, 27, 275-276, 28-29, 3, 30, 309, 31-32, 327, 33-39, 4, 40-49, 5, 50-54, 543, 55-59, 6, 60-67, 7, 73, 8, 894-899, 9, 900-943, 947-948, 1 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1. Νείλου μὲν αἵδε καλλιπάρθενοι ῥοαί 1. These are the lovely pure streams of the Nile , which waters the plain and lands of Egypt , fed by white melting snow instead of rain from heaven. Proteus was king of this land when he was alive
11. Euripides, Ion, 1313-1319, 1333-1334, 1312 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1312. Oh! ’tis passing strange how badly the deity hath enacted laws for mortal men, contrary to all sound judgment; for instance, they should ne’er have suffered impious men to sit at their altars
12. Euripides, Iphigenia At Aulis, 1007-1008, 1214, 1260, 900-974, 1006 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

13. Euripides, Iphigenia Among The Taurians, 369 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

14. Euripides, Orestes, 1191-1204, 1332-1343, 1408-1415, 1625-1665, 255-275, 283-293, 356-359, 380-396, 398-469, 479, 48, 480-481, 49, 491-499, 50, 500-541, 544, 546-547, 563, 566-571, 579-582, 591-598, 612, 614-618, 622, 657, 665-668, 671-716, 884-887, 1105 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1105. Let us kill Helen, a bitter grief to Menelaus. Oreste
15. Euripides, Suppliant Women, 202-206, 209-210, 232, 201 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

16. Euripides, Trojan Women, 885-888, 884 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

884. O you that do support the earth and rest thereupon
17. Sophocles, Antigone, 355 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)



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adultery as a source of impurity Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 220
aeschylus, priestesses Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 222, 223
aeschylus Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 523
agamemnon Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 221, 223
aither, zeus identified with Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 12
ananke(necessity) Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 12
anaxagoras Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 104
andromache Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 826
antiphon Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
apollo Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 826; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 220, 221, 222, 223
archeptolemus Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
areopagus, homicide court Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 222
argive assembly Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
argos Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 221, 222
artemis Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 826
athenian justice Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
athens Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
bacchae Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 826
calchas Russell and Nesselrath, On Prophecy, Dreams and Human Imagination: Synesius, De insomniis (2014) 60
captatio benevolentiae Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 523
clytemnestra Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
conscience Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 222
cosmos Russell and Nesselrath, On Prophecy, Dreams and Human Imagination: Synesius, De insomniis (2014) 60
delphi Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 826
demiurge Russell and Nesselrath, On Prophecy, Dreams and Human Imagination: Synesius, De insomniis (2014) 60
democracy Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
draco Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
dreams Russell and Nesselrath, On Prophecy, Dreams and Human Imagination: Synesius, De insomniis (2014) 60
electra Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 523
exile Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 221, 222
helen Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184; Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 826
hetairai Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
homicide law Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
hosios Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 220, 223
hyperbaton Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 104
intertextuality Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 523
iphigenia at aulis Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 826
justice Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 12
kin-killing Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 220, 222, 223
madness, in the orestes Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 220, 221, 222, 223
matricide, resulting in pollution Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 220, 221, 222, 223
menelaus Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 220, 221, 222, 223
metrodorus of lampsakos Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 104
necessity, zeus and Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 12
nous (mind) Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 12, 104
onomacles Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
orestes Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184; Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 523; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 220, 221, 222, 223
phrynichus Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
platonism Russell and Nesselrath, On Prophecy, Dreams and Human Imagination: Synesius, De insomniis (2014) 60
polis Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
preface (protheoria) Russell and Nesselrath, On Prophecy, Dreams and Human Imagination: Synesius, De insomniis (2014) 60
protagoras Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 104
pucci, p. xxv Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 523
pylades Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 221, 222
rehm, r. xxv Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 826
ritual Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 826
salvation, and supplication Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 220
sex, shame-culture/ guilt-culture Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 223
sin, dodds on Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 223
socrates Russell and Nesselrath, On Prophecy, Dreams and Human Imagination: Synesius, De insomniis (2014) 60
sophia Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 523
sophism of theseus in suppliant women Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 104
sophocles Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 523
stoicism Russell and Nesselrath, On Prophecy, Dreams and Human Imagination: Synesius, De insomniis (2014) 60
sunesis Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 104
suppliant women political philosophy of theseus, and rejection of adrastus Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 104
supplication, and purification of homicide Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 220, 221, 222, 223
supplication, in the orestes Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 220, 221, 222, 223
supplication, violation of polluting Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 220
supplication Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 826
synesis/syneidesis/syneidos Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 222, 223
transmigration, in empedocles, sparta' Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 222
troades hecubas appeal to Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 12
troy Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
tyndareus Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 220, 221
zeus Russell and Nesselrath, On Prophecy, Dreams and Human Imagination: Synesius, De insomniis (2014) 60
zeus as nous Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 12, 104
zeus in troades Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 12
zeus multiple attributes in troades Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 12
zeus necessity and Pucci, Euripides' Revolution Under Cover: An Essay (2016) 12