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Euripides, Orestes, 885-887


κῆρυξ ἀναστὰς εἶπε: Τίς χρῄζει λέγεινa herald rose and said: Who wishes to give his opinion whether Orestes should be slain or not for the murder of his mother? Then up stood Talthybius, who helped your father sack the Phrygians. He spoke out of both sides of his mouth, a mere tool of those in power as he always is


πότερον ̓Ορέστην κατθανεῖν ἢ μὴ χρεώνa herald rose and said: Who wishes to give his opinion whether Orestes should be slain or not for the murder of his mother? Then up stood Talthybius, who helped your father sack the Phrygians. He spoke out of both sides of his mouth, a mere tool of those in power as he always is


μητροκτονοῦντα; κἀπὶ τῷδ' ἀνίσταταιa herald rose and said: Who wishes to give his opinion whether Orestes should be slain or not for the murder of his mother? Then up stood Talthybius, who helped your father sack the Phrygians. He spoke out of both sides of his mouth, a mere tool of those in power as he always is


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

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1. Aeschylus, Eumenides, 471-524, 526-531, 585, 595, 604-606, 609-675, 679-681, 683, 689-706, 708-710, 723-728, 736-740, 470 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

470. τὸ πρᾶγμα μεῖζον, εἴ τις οἴεται τόδε 470. The matter is too great, if any mortal thinks to pass judgment on it; no, it is not lawful even for me to decide on cases of murder that is followed by the quick anger of the Furies, especially since you, by rites fully performed, have come a pure and harmless suppliant to my house;
2. Euripides, Hecuba, 108-135, 714-715, 107 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

107. ἐν γὰρ ̓Αχαιῶν πλήρει ξυνόδῳ
3. Euripides, Orestes, 356-359, 380-455, 467-469, 48-49, 491-499, 50, 500-541, 729-730, 866-884, 886-956, 963-964, 968-970, 974-975, 982-984, 1661 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

4. Euripides, Suppliant Women, 350-351, 396-462, 349 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

5. Sophocles, Electra, 1509-1510, 1508 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)



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subject book bibliographic info
amphiaraus, knights Rengakos and Tsakmakis, Brill's Companion to Thucydides (2006) 209
amphiaraus, lysistrata Rengakos and Tsakmakis, Brill's Companion to Thucydides (2006) 209
amphiaraus, wasps Rengakos and Tsakmakis, Brill's Companion to Thucydides (2006) 209
andromache Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 619, 865, 931
antiphon Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
archeptolemus Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
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
aristophanes, comic poet Rengakos and Tsakmakis, Brill's Companion to Thucydides (2006) 209
aristotle, and the tragic chorus in the fourth century Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 244
aristotle aristotle Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 154
athenian justice Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
athens, imperialism (athenian) Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 865
athens Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
atreus Liatsi, Ethics in Ancient Greek Literature: Aspects of Ethical Reasoning from Homer to Aristotle and Beyond (2021) 131
audience Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 154
balzac Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 619
barrett, w.s. Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 619
characters, tragic/mythical, electra Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 244
characters Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 619
children of heracles (heraclidae) Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 865, 931
clytemnestra Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
community Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 154
delphi Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 619
democracy Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
dickens Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 619
dikê Liatsi, Ethics in Ancient Greek Literature: Aspects of Ethical Reasoning from Homer to Aristotle and Beyond (2021) 131
draco Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
drama Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 154
electra Liatsi, Ethics in Ancient Greek Literature: Aspects of Ethical Reasoning from Homer to Aristotle and Beyond (2021) 131
epitaphioi logoi Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 865
euripides, and actors song Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 244
euripides Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 154; Liatsi, Ethics in Ancient Greek Literature: Aspects of Ethical Reasoning from Homer to Aristotle and Beyond (2021) 131
greek tragedy Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 154
hecuba Liatsi, Ethics in Ancient Greek Literature: Aspects of Ethical Reasoning from Homer to Aristotle and Beyond (2021) 131
helen Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
heracles Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 865
heralds Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 931
herodotus Rengakos and Tsakmakis, Brill's Companion to Thucydides (2006) 209
hetairai Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
hippolytus Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 619, 865
homicide law Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
ion Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 619
law and literature Gagarin and Cohen, The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Greek Law (2005) 374
lloyd, m. Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 619
medea Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 931
menelaus Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
mills, s. xxiv Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 865
onomacles Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
oracles Rengakos and Tsakmakis, Brill's Companion to Thucydides (2006) 209
orestes Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 154, 184; Liatsi, Ethics in Ancient Greek Literature: Aspects of Ethical Reasoning from Homer to Aristotle and Beyond (2021) 131; Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 619
peirithous Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 865
performance Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 154
phrynichus Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
poetry Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 154
polis Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
polydoros Liatsi, Ethics in Ancient Greek Literature: Aspects of Ethical Reasoning from Homer to Aristotle and Beyond (2021) 131
polymestor Liatsi, Ethics in Ancient Greek Literature: Aspects of Ethical Reasoning from Homer to Aristotle and Beyond (2021) 131
realism Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 619
revenge Liatsi, Ethics in Ancient Greek Literature: Aspects of Ethical Reasoning from Homer to Aristotle and Beyond (2021) 131
rhetoric Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 154
sophocles, and music/song Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 244
sophocles Liatsi, Ethics in Ancient Greek Literature: Aspects of Ethical Reasoning from Homer to Aristotle and Beyond (2021) 131
suppliant women (supplices) Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 619, 865
tragedy, and law' Gagarin and Cohen, The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Greek Law (2005) 374
tragedy Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 154
trojan women (troades) Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 865
troy Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184; Liatsi, Ethics in Ancient Greek Literature: Aspects of Ethical Reasoning from Homer to Aristotle and Beyond (2021) 131
tyndareus Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 184
with Liatsi, Ethics in Ancient Greek Literature: Aspects of Ethical Reasoning from Homer to Aristotle and Beyond (2021) 131
yoon, f. Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 931