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Sophocles, Ajax, 138-140


nanyour throne on wave-washed Salamis near the open sea, when your fortune is fair, I rejoice with you. But whenever the stroke of Zeus, or the raging rumor of the Danaans with the clamor of their evil tongues attacks you, then I shrink with great fear and shudder in terror


nanyour throne on wave-washed Salamis near the open sea, when your fortune is fair, I rejoice with you. But whenever the stroke of Zeus, or the raging rumor of the Danaans with the clamor of their evil tongues attacks you, then I shrink with great fear and shudder in terror


nanlike the fluttering eye of the winged dove. Just so with the passing of the night loud tumults oppressed us to our dishonor, telling how you visited the meadow wild with horses and destroyed


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1. Homer, Iliad, 2.681-2.694 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

2.681. /And with them were ranged thirty hollow ships.Now all those again that inhabited Pelasgian Argos, and dwelt in Alos and Alope and Trachis, and that held Phthia and Hellas, the land of fair women, and were called Myrmidons and Hellenes and Achaeans— 2.682. /And with them were ranged thirty hollow ships.Now all those again that inhabited Pelasgian Argos, and dwelt in Alos and Alope and Trachis, and that held Phthia and Hellas, the land of fair women, and were called Myrmidons and Hellenes and Achaeans— 2.683. /And with them were ranged thirty hollow ships.Now all those again that inhabited Pelasgian Argos, and dwelt in Alos and Alope and Trachis, and that held Phthia and Hellas, the land of fair women, and were called Myrmidons and Hellenes and Achaeans— 2.684. /And with them were ranged thirty hollow ships.Now all those again that inhabited Pelasgian Argos, and dwelt in Alos and Alope and Trachis, and that held Phthia and Hellas, the land of fair women, and were called Myrmidons and Hellenes and Achaeans— 2.685. /of the fifty ships of these men was Achilles captain. Howbeit they bethought them not of dolorous war, since there was no man to lead them forth into the ranks. For he lay in idleness among the ships, the swift-footed, goodly Achilles, in wrath because of the fair-haired girl Briseïs 2.686. /of the fifty ships of these men was Achilles captain. Howbeit they bethought them not of dolorous war, since there was no man to lead them forth into the ranks. For he lay in idleness among the ships, the swift-footed, goodly Achilles, in wrath because of the fair-haired girl Briseïs 2.687. /of the fifty ships of these men was Achilles captain. Howbeit they bethought them not of dolorous war, since there was no man to lead them forth into the ranks. For he lay in idleness among the ships, the swift-footed, goodly Achilles, in wrath because of the fair-haired girl Briseïs 2.688. /of the fifty ships of these men was Achilles captain. Howbeit they bethought them not of dolorous war, since there was no man to lead them forth into the ranks. For he lay in idleness among the ships, the swift-footed, goodly Achilles, in wrath because of the fair-haired girl Briseïs 2.689. /of the fifty ships of these men was Achilles captain. Howbeit they bethought them not of dolorous war, since there was no man to lead them forth into the ranks. For he lay in idleness among the ships, the swift-footed, goodly Achilles, in wrath because of the fair-haired girl Briseïs 2.690. /whom he had taken out of Lyrnessus after sore toil, when he wasted Lyrnessus and the walls of Thebe, and laid low Mynes and Epistrophus, warriors that raged with the spear, sons of king Evenus, Selepus' son. In sore grief for her lay Achilles idle; but soon was he to arise again. 2.691. /whom he had taken out of Lyrnessus after sore toil, when he wasted Lyrnessus and the walls of Thebe, and laid low Mynes and Epistrophus, warriors that raged with the spear, sons of king Evenus, Selepus' son. In sore grief for her lay Achilles idle; but soon was he to arise again. 2.692. /whom he had taken out of Lyrnessus after sore toil, when he wasted Lyrnessus and the walls of Thebe, and laid low Mynes and Epistrophus, warriors that raged with the spear, sons of king Evenus, Selepus' son. In sore grief for her lay Achilles idle; but soon was he to arise again. 2.693. /whom he had taken out of Lyrnessus after sore toil, when he wasted Lyrnessus and the walls of Thebe, and laid low Mynes and Epistrophus, warriors that raged with the spear, sons of king Evenus, Selepus' son. In sore grief for her lay Achilles idle; but soon was he to arise again. 2.694. /whom he had taken out of Lyrnessus after sore toil, when he wasted Lyrnessus and the walls of Thebe, and laid low Mynes and Epistrophus, warriors that raged with the spear, sons of king Evenus, Selepus' son. In sore grief for her lay Achilles idle; but soon was he to arise again.
2. Sophocles, Ajax, 118-137, 139-202, 220, 243-256, 278-280, 298-299, 301, 311-327, 349-350, 364-367, 379-383, 387-391, 394-395, 401-402, 412-413, 443, 450, 457-466, 473, 479-480, 489-491, 500-505, 507-513, 522, 534, 542-543, 545-582, 586, 589-590, 594-608, 67, 701, 843-844, 110 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

3. Sophocles, Antigone, 156-161, 155 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

4. Sophocles, Electra, 95-99, 107 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

5. Sophocles, Oedipus The King, 896, 895 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

6. Aristotle, Poetics, 4 (4th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

7. Plutarch, De Musica (1131B1147A), None (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
aeschylus, and the chorus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 194
agamemnon Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 365
ajax, and minor characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 300
ajax, chorus Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 231, 232, 233, 239
ajax, chorus and army Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 232, 233, 239
ajax Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 474
ajax (sophocles), and minor characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 300
ajax (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 194, 474
ajax and the chorus Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 231, 232, 233
ajax evaluated Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 233
aristotle, on iambic meter Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 709
athens Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 365
aulos (player) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 709
characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 300
choral action Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 390
chorus, antigone, flexible Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 231, 239
chorus, antigone, in danger and safe Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 231, 232, 233, 239
chorus, antigone, oedipus tyrannus Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 231
chorus, antigone, opening out to greeks and humans in general Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 231
chorus, antigone, part of 'the large group'" Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 231, 232, 233, 239
chorus, the, as minor characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 300
chorus, the, movements of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 194
chorus, the, notation of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 709
chorus Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 231, 232, 233, 239
deception Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 194
democracy, in athens, and minor characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 300
entrance, of the chorus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 194
epiparodos Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 64
episodes, of ajax (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 474
erechtheids Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 300
eurysaces Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 365
flute (aulos) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 194
general parodos, of ajax (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 474
general parodos Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 194
groups, and individuals Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 231, 232, 233, 239
groups, threatened and safe Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 231, 232, 233, 239
humble, minor characters as the Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 300
iambic meter Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 709
jocasta (epicaste) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 194
mechane/mechanè Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 474
melodrama, vs. recitative Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 709
menelaus Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 64, 365, 390
microcosm, characters as Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 300
odysseus Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 365
oedipus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 194; Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 365
oedipus rex, chorus Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 231
oedipus the king (sophocles), the chorus in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 194
parts, of a tragedy Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 709
persians, the (aeschylus) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 194
perspective Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 231, 232, 233, 239
plutarch, on sophocles Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 194
polis Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 231
prologue, of ajax (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 474
recitative, vs. melodrama Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 709
rhythm, in ancient greek Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 709
sailors, in ajax Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 300
salamis, and ajax Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 300
stasima Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 194
structure, of ajax (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 474
suppliants, the (euripides) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 194
tecmessa, and minor characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 300
versification Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 194
zeus' Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 390