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Sophocles, Ajax, 158-171


nanand you could not miss; but if a man were to speak such things against me, he would win no belief. It is on the powerful that envy creeps. Yet the small without the great are a teetering tower of defence.


nanand you could not miss; but if a man were to speak such things against me, he would win no belief. It is on the powerful that envy creeps. Yet the small without the great are a teetering tower of defence.


nanFor the lowly stand most upright and prosperous when allied with the great, and the great when served by less. But foolish men cannot learn good precepts in these matters beforehand. It is men of this sort that subject you to tumult, and


nanFor the lowly stand most upright and prosperous when allied with the great, and the great when served by less. But foolish men cannot learn good precepts in these matters beforehand. It is men of this sort that subject you to tumult, and


nanFor the lowly stand most upright and prosperous when allied with the great, and the great when served by less. But foolish men cannot learn good precepts in these matters beforehand. It is men of this sort that subject you to tumult, and


nanFor the lowly stand most upright and prosperous when allied with the great, and the great when served by less. But foolish men cannot learn good precepts in these matters beforehand. It is men of this sort that subject you to tumult, and


nanFor the lowly stand most upright and prosperous when allied with the great, and the great when served by less. But foolish men cannot learn good precepts in these matters beforehand. It is men of this sort that subject you to tumult, and


nanwe lack the power to repel these charges without you, O King. For when they have escaped your eye, they chatter like flocking birds. But, terrified by a mighty vulture


nanwe lack the power to repel these charges without you, O King. For when they have escaped your eye, they chatter like flocking birds. But, terrified by a mighty vulture


nanwe lack the power to repel these charges without you, O King. For when they have escaped your eye, they chatter like flocking birds. But, terrified by a mighty vulture


nanwe lack the power to repel these charges without you, O King. For when they have escaped your eye, they chatter like flocking birds. But, terrified by a mighty vulture


nanwe lack the power to repel these charges without you, O King. For when they have escaped your eye, they chatter like flocking birds. But, terrified by a mighty vulture


nanperhaps, if you should appear, they would quickly cower without voice in silence. Choru


nanperhaps, if you should appear, they would quickly cower without voice in silence. Choru


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

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1. Sophocles, Ajax, 118-157, 159-202, 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, 594-595, 67, 701, 110 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

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

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

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

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

6. 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, chorus Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 234
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) 299
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) 234
ajax evaluated Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 234
anger Spatharas, Emotions, persuasion, and public discourse in classical Athens (2019) 158
antigone Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 479
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) 299
chorus, antigone, in danger and safe Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 234
chorus, antigone, part of 'the large group'" Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 234
chorus, the, as minor characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 299
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) 234
creon Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 479
de la rochefoucauld, françois Spatharas, Emotions, persuasion, and public discourse in classical Athens (2019) 158
deception Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 194
democracy, athenian Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 479
elites/masses Spatharas, Emotions, persuasion, and public discourse in classical Athens (2019) 158
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
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) 234
groups, threatened and safe Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 234
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
legitimate envy Spatharas, Emotions, persuasion, and public discourse in classical Athens (2019) 158
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
microcosm, characters as Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 299
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, 479
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
patrios nomos Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 479
persian wars, the' Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 479
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) 234
phthonos (φθόνος) Spatharas, Emotions, persuasion, and public discourse in classical Athens (2019) 158
plato, and the mason proverb Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 299
plutarch, on sophocles Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 194
prologue, of ajax (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 474
proverb, mason Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 299
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) 299
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
thatcher, margaret Spatharas, Emotions, persuasion, and public discourse in classical Athens (2019) 158
versification Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 194