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Euripides, Orestes, 943-949


ἀλλ' οὐκ ἔπειθ' ὅμιλον, εὖ δοκῶν λέγειν.has died, but if you take my life, the law becomes relaxed, and the sooner each one of you dies, the better; for it will never be daring at any rate that they will lack. Yet, for all he seemed to speak well, he did not persuade the assembly; but that villain who spoke in favor of slaying you and your brother


νικᾷ δ' ἐκεῖνος ὁ κακὸς ἐν πλήθει λέγωνhas died, but if you take my life, the law becomes relaxed, and the sooner each one of you dies, the better; for it will never be daring at any rate that they will lack. Yet, for all he seemed to speak well, he did not persuade the assembly; but that villain who spoke in favor of slaying you and your brother


ὃς ἠγόρευσε σύγγονον σέ τε κτανεῖν.gained his point by appealing to the mob.


μόλις δ' ἔπεισε μὴ πετρουμένους θανεῖνPoor Orestes scarcely persuaded them not to kill him by stoning, promising to die by his own hand, with you, on this day. Pylades, in tears, is now bringing him from the conclave;


τλήμων ̓Ορέστης: αὐτόχειρι δὲ σφαγῇPoor Orestes scarcely persuaded them not to kill him by stoning, promising to die by his own hand, with you, on this day. Pylades, in tears, is now bringing him from the conclave;


ὑπέσχετ' ἐν τῇδ' ἡμέρᾳ λείψειν βίονPoor Orestes scarcely persuaded them not to kill him by stoning, promising to die by his own hand, with you, on this day. Pylades, in tears, is now bringing him from the conclave;


σὺν σοί. πορεύει δ' αὐτὸν ἐκκλήτων ἄποPoor Orestes scarcely persuaded them not to kill him by stoning, promising to die by his own hand, with you, on this day. Pylades, in tears, is now bringing him from the conclave;


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, 402, 729-730, 866-942, 944-956, 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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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
argos Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 240
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
athens, imperialism (athenian) Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 865
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, 240
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
comedy Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 240
community Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 154
delphi Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 619
demagogue Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 240
democracy Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 240
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
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, 240; 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
heracles Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 865
herodotus Rengakos and Tsakmakis, Brill's Companion to Thucydides (2006) 209
hippolytus Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 619, 865
ion Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 619
lloyd, m. Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 619
melos Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 240
mills, s. xxiv Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 865
oracles Rengakos and Tsakmakis, Brill's Companion to Thucydides (2006) 209
orestes Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 154, 240; 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
poetry Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 154
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
speaker Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 240
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 Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 240
trojan women (troades) Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 865
troy Liatsi, Ethics in Ancient Greek Literature: Aspects of Ethical Reasoning from Homer to Aristotle and Beyond (2021) 131
with Liatsi, Ethics in Ancient Greek Literature: Aspects of Ethical Reasoning from Homer to Aristotle and Beyond (2021) 131