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Sophocles, Antigone, 1167-1169


nanAnd now all this has been lost. When a man has forfeited his pleasures, I do not reckon his existence as life, but consider him just a breathing corpse. Heap up riches in your house, if you wish! Live with a tyrant’s pomp! But if there is no joy


nanAnd now all this has been lost. When a man has forfeited his pleasures, I do not reckon his existence as life, but consider him just a breathing corpse. Heap up riches in your house, if you wish! Live with a tyrant’s pomp! But if there is no joy


nanAnd now all this has been lost. When a man has forfeited his pleasures, I do not reckon his existence as life, but consider him just a breathing corpse. Heap up riches in your house, if you wish! Live with a tyrant’s pomp! But if there is no joy


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

3 results
1. Euripides, Bacchae, 969 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

969. Πενθεύς 969. Διόνυσος 969. In the arms of your mother. Pentheu
2. Sophocles, Antigone, 1067, 1091-1156, 1168-1171, 1183-1190, 1192-1243, 1260-1353, 1066 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

3. Sophocles, Oedipus The King, 438 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
aeschylus, eidôla Rutter and Sparkes, Word and Image in Ancient Greece (2012) 153
ajax Rutter and Sparkes, Word and Image in Ancient Greece (2012) 153
antigone Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 490
antigone (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 490
aristotle Rutter and Sparkes, Word and Image in Ancient Greece (2012) 153
athenaeus (author), methods of citation Gorman, Gorman, Corrupting Luxury in Ancient Greek Literature (2014) 172, 173
athenaeus (author) Gorman, Gorman, Corrupting Luxury in Ancient Greek Literature (2014) 172, 173
character Rutter and Sparkes, Word and Image in Ancient Greece (2012) 153
clytemnestra Rutter and Sparkes, Word and Image in Ancient Greece (2012) 153
darius, eidôlon of Rutter and Sparkes, Word and Image in Ancient Greece (2012) 153
dionysos, birth of Seaford, Tragedy, Ritual and Money in Ancient Greece: Selected Essays (2018) 119
eidôla, as prologues Rutter and Sparkes, Word and Image in Ancient Greece (2012) 153
eidôla, eidôlopoiia in tragedy and oratory Rutter and Sparkes, Word and Image in Ancient Greece (2012) 153
eidôla, in homer Rutter and Sparkes, Word and Image in Ancient Greece (2012) 153
eidôla, in tragedy Rutter and Sparkes, Word and Image in Ancient Greece (2012) 153
eidôla, odyssean nekuia Rutter and Sparkes, Word and Image in Ancient Greece (2012) 153
eidôla Rutter and Sparkes, Word and Image in Ancient Greece (2012) 153
elpenor Rutter and Sparkes, Word and Image in Ancient Greece (2012) 153
envy/rivalry Gorman, Gorman, Corrupting Luxury in Ancient Greek Literature (2014) 173
episodes, of antigone (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 490
ethos, character Rutter and Sparkes, Word and Image in Ancient Greece (2012) 153
eulogy, of human beings Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 490
euripides, eidôla Rutter and Sparkes, Word and Image in Ancient Greece (2012) 153
exodos, of antigone (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 490
herakles, eidôlon in odyssey Rutter and Sparkes, Word and Image in Ancient Greece (2012) 153
herodotus, cited by athenaeus Gorman, Gorman, Corrupting Luxury in Ancient Greek Literature (2014) 173
herodotus Gorman, Gorman, Corrupting Luxury in Ancient Greek Literature (2014) 173
hesiod Seaford, Tragedy, Ritual and Money in Ancient Greece: Selected Essays (2018) 119
homer Seaford, Tragedy, Ritual and Money in Ancient Greece: Selected Essays (2018) 119
odysseus Rutter and Sparkes, Word and Image in Ancient Greece (2012) 153
oratory Rutter and Sparkes, Word and Image in Ancient Greece (2012) 153
oxymoron Seaford, Tragedy, Ritual and Money in Ancient Greece: Selected Essays (2018) 119
paean, to human beings Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 490
pleasure Gorman, Gorman, Corrupting Luxury in Ancient Greek Literature (2014) 172, 173
semele Seaford, Tragedy, Ritual and Money in Ancient Greece: Selected Essays (2018) 119
sophocles, ajax Rutter and Sparkes, Word and Image in Ancient Greece (2012) 153
stasima, of antigone (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 490
structure, of antigone (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 490
wealth/prosperity' Gorman, Gorman, Corrupting Luxury in Ancient Greek Literature (2014) 172
wealth/prosperity Gorman, Gorman, Corrupting Luxury in Ancient Greek Literature (2014) 173