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Homer, Odyssey, 17.475-17.480


ἀλλʼ εἴ που πτωχῶν γε θεοὶ καὶ Ἐρινύες εἰσίνBut if there are for beggars gods and furies somewhere, may the doom of death meet Antinous before his marriage!” Eupeithes' son Antinous said back to him: “Sit down and eat in peace, stranger, or go off elsewhere, lest the young men drag you through the house by your hands and feet
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ἢ ποδὸς ἢ καὶ χειρός, ἀποδρύψωσι δὲ πάντα.and tear your skin completely off for the kinds of things you say.” So said he, and all were haughtily indignant, then some wantonly arrogant young man spoke this way: “Antinous, you struck this wretched wanderer not nobly. Your cursed, if he's somehow some god from heaven!


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

8 results
1. Hesiod, Theogony, 185 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

185. “Children, your father’s sinful, so hear me,”
2. Homer, Iliad, 9.259, 9.418, 9.569 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

9.259. /give thee if they be so minded, but do thou curb thy proud spirit in thy breast, for gentle-mindedness is the better part; and withdraw thee from strife, contriver of mischief, that so the Argives both young and old may honour thee the more.’ On this wise did that old man charge thee, but thou forgettest. Yet do thou lease even now 9.418. /lost then is my glorious renown, yet shall my life long endure, neither shall the doom of death come soon upon me. 9.569. /By her side lay Meleager nursing his bitter anger, wroth because of his mother's curses; for she prayed instantly to the gods, being grieved for her brother's slaying; and furthermore instantly beat with her hands upon the all-nurturing earth, calling upon Hades and dread Persephone
3. Homer, Odyssey, 9.1-9.15, 17.239-17.244, 17.463-17.464, 17.473, 17.476-17.487, 20.78 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

4. Aeschylus, Eumenides, 417 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

417. Ἀραὶ δʼ ἐν οἴκοις γῆς ὑπαὶ κεκλήμεθα. Ἀθηνᾶ
5. Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 70 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

70. Ἀρά τʼ Ἐρινὺς πατρὸς ἡ μεγασθενής 70. and Curse, note anchored=
6. Sophocles, Ajax, 837 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

7. Sophocles, Oedipus At Colonus, 1434, 1548, 89-90, 1299 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

8. Pausanias, Description of Greece, 1.28.6 (2nd cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

1.28.6. Hard by is a sanctuary of the goddesses which the Athenians call the August, but Hesiod in the Theogony l. 185. calls them Erinyes (Furies). It was Aeschylus who first represented them with snakes in their hair. But on the images neither of these nor of any of the under-world deities is there anything terrible. There are images of Pluto, Hermes, and Earth, by which sacrifice those who have received an acquittal on the Hill of Ares; sacrifices are also offered on other occasions by both citizens and aliens.


Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
achilles/akhilleus Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 77
agore/ἀγορή Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 77
altar Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 77
anacreon Hunter, The Measure of Homer: The Ancient Reception of the Iliad (2018) 96
ara Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 747
aristotle Hunter, The Measure of Homer: The Ancient Reception of the Iliad (2018) 96
athena Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 77
athenaeus, deipnosophistae Hunter, The Measure of Homer: The Ancient Reception of the Iliad (2018) 96
athens Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 77
country Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 77
elevation Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 77
epicureanism Hunter, The Measure of Homer: The Ancient Reception of the Iliad (2018) 96
erinyes Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 747
garden Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 77
harbor Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 77
island Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 77
ithaca/ithaka Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 77
landmarks Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 77
liminal, odysseus threshold Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 77
memory Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 77
nymphs, cave of Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 77
odysseus Hunter, The Measure of Homer: The Ancient Reception of the Iliad (2018) 96; Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 77
plato, symposium Hunter, The Measure of Homer: The Ancient Reception of the Iliad (2018) 96
plutarch, sympotic questions Hunter, The Measure of Homer: The Ancient Reception of the Iliad (2018) 96
prayer, of ajax Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 747
sceptre Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 77
see also landscapes, sexualized, public vs. private Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 77
symposia Hunter, The Measure of Homer: The Ancient Reception of the Iliad (2018) 96
theognis Hunter, The Measure of Homer: The Ancient Reception of the Iliad (2018) 96
town' Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 77
zeus Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 77