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Euripides, Rhesus, 480-499


κοὐ μεμφόμεσθά γ', ἀλλ' ἄδην ἐλαύνομεν.We seek not better. These do all we need. RHESUS.


οὐκ οὖν κτανόντες τούσδε πᾶν εἰργάσμεθα;When these are beaten, then, we have done the deed. HECTOR.


μή νυν τὰ πόρρω τἀγγύθεν μεθεὶς σκόπει.Lose not thy path watching a distant view. RHESUS.


ἀρκεῖν ἔοικέ σοι παθεῖν, δρᾶσαι δὲ μή.Thou seem’st content to suffer, not to do? HECTOR.


πολλῆς γὰρ ἄρχω κἀνθάδ' ὢν τυραννίδος.I have a kingdom large by mine own right ..


ἀλλ' εἴτε λαιὸν εἴτε δεξιὸν κέραςWhat station will best please thee in this fight


εἴτ' ἐν μέσοισι συμμάχοις πάρεστί σοιTo ground the targe and stablish thine array?


πέλτην ἐρεῖσαι καὶ καταστῆσαι στρατόν.Right, left, or midmost in the allies? Say. RHESUS.


μόνος μάχεσθαι πολεμίοις, ̔́Εκτορ, θέλω.’Twould please me best to fight these Greeks alone.


εἰ δ' αἰσχρὸν ἡγῇ μὴ συνεμπρῆσαι νεῶνYet, if ’twould irk thine honour not to have thrown


πρύμνας, πονήσας τὸν πάρος πολὺν χρόνονOne firebrand on the ships with me, why, then


τάξον μ' ̓Αχιλλέως καὶ στρατοῦ κατὰ στόμα.Set us to face Achilles and his men. HECTOR.


οὐκ ἔστ' ἐκείνῳ θοῦρον ἐντάξαι δόρυ.Achilles? Nay, his spear ye cannot meet. RHESUS.


καὶ μὴν λόγος γ' ἦν ὡς ἔπλευς' ἐπ' ̓́Ιλιον.How so? Fame said he sailed here with the fleet. HECTOR.


ἔπλευσε καὶ πάρεστιν: ἀλλὰ μηνίωνHe sailed, and he is here. But some despite


στρατηλάταισιν οὐ συναίρεται δόρυ.’Gainst the great King now keeps him from the fight. RHESUS.


τίς δὴ μετ' αὐτὸν ἄλλος εὐδοξεῖ στρατοῦ;Who next to him hath honour in their host? HECTOR.


Αἴας ἐμοὶ μὲν οὐδὲν ἡσσᾶσθαι δοκεῖNext, to my seeming, Ajax hath the most


χὡ Τυδέως παῖς: ἔστι δ' αἱμυλώτατονOr Diomede.—But Odysseus is a tough


κρότημ' ̓Οδυσσεύς, λῆμά τ' ἀρκούντως θρασὺςAnd subtle fox, and brave; aye, brave enough.


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

7 results
1. Homer, Iliad, 10.252-10.253, 11.1 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

10.252. /this thou sayest among the Argives that themselves know all. Nay, let us go, for verily the night is waning and dawn draweth near; lo, the stars have moved onward, and of the night more than two watches have past, and the third alone is left us. 10.253. /this thou sayest among the Argives that themselves know all. Nay, let us go, for verily the night is waning and dawn draweth near; lo, the stars have moved onward, and of the night more than two watches have past, and the third alone is left us. 11.1. /Now Dawn rose from her couch from beside lordly Tithonus, to bring light to immortals and to mortal men; and Zeus sent forth Strife unto the swift ships of the Achaeans, dread Strife, bearing in her hands a portent of war.
2. Aeschylus, Eumenides, 255-275, 254 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

254. ὅρα ὅρα μάλʼ αὖ 254. Look! Look again!
3. Aristophanes, Acharnians, 205-240, 280-327, 204 (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

204. τῇδε πᾶς ἕπου δίωκε καὶ τὸν ἄνδρα πυνθάνου
4. Euripides, Rhesus, 101-109, 11, 110-119, 12, 120-129, 13, 130-139, 14, 140-149, 15, 150-152, 158-159, 16, 160-169, 17, 170-179, 18, 180-183, 19, 191, 2, 20, 205, 208-209, 21-22, 227, 23-28, 284-289, 29, 290-291, 294-295, 30, 301, 31, 310, 32, 320-329, 33, 330-359, 36, 360-369, 37, 370-379, 38, 380-399, 4, 400-409, 41, 410-419, 42, 420-429, 43, 430-439, 44, 440-449, 45, 450-459, 46, 460-469, 47, 470-479, 48, 481-499, 5, 500-519, 52, 520-529, 53, 530-539, 54, 540-549, 55, 550-599, 6, 600-639, 64, 640-649, 65, 650-681, 683-689, 69, 690-691, 697, 70, 707, 709, 71-72, 720, 727, 73, 736-737, 74-75, 762-769, 773-774, 78, 780-789, 792-793, 802-803, 809, 81, 816, 824, 833-839, 84, 840-855, 87-90, 906-909, 91, 910-919, 92, 920-929, 93, 930-939, 94, 940-949, 95, 950-959, 96, 960-969, 97, 970-979, 98, 980-982, 985, 99-100 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

100. I mean to lame them in their climbing, I
5. Sophocles, Ajax, 867-878, 866 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

6. Sophocles, Electra, 7, 6 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

7. Aristotle, Poetics, None (4th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
actors/acting, deuteragonistos Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 67
actors/acting, protagonistos Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 67
actors/acting, tritagonistos Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 67
aeschylus, and pseudo-euripides rhesus Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 75
agon logon Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 74
athens Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 421, 425
boulê Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 421
characters, tragic/mythical, achilles Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 67, 74
characters, tragic/mythical, aeneas Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 67
characters, tragic/mythical, ajax, salaminian (telamonian) Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 74
characters, tragic/mythical, aphrodite Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 68
characters, tragic/mythical, diomedes Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 67, 68, 74, 75
characters, tragic/mythical, dolon Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 67, 68, 74, 75
characters, tragic/mythical, furies (erinyes) Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 75
characters, tragic/mythical, hector Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 67, 68, 74, 75
characters, tragic/mythical, muse Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 67, 68
characters, tragic/mythical, odysseus Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 67, 68, 74, 75
characters, tragic/mythical, paris-alexandros Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 67, 68
characters, tragic/mythical, rhesus Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 67, 68, 74, 75
chorostatas (kho-), in postclassical tragic plays/performances Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 67, 68, 74, 75
ekklêsia (athenian assembly)' Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 421
epiparodos Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 68
euripides, rhesus Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 67, 68, 74, 75
fantuzzi, m. xix Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 421, 425
homeric hymns Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 68
iliad Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 421
playwrights, comedy (greek), aristophanes Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 75
reliance on passages from earlier drama, sources Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 68
rhesus Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 421, 425
rhesus by pseudo-euripides, and thrace/thracian cult/lore Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 68
rhesus by pseudo-euripides, cletic hymn, in Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 67
rhesus by pseudo-euripides, dramaturgy and stagecraft Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 75
satyr drama Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 75
sophocles, and the rhesus Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 68, 75
xenophon Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Euripides (2015) 425