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Sophocles, Antigone, 220


nanThere is no one so foolish as to crave death.


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1. Hesiod, Works And Days, 764, 763 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

763. Who will, without a torch, burn up a man
2. Homer, Iliad, 18.95-18.99, 23.77-23.91 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

18.95. / Doomed then to a speedy death, my child, shalt thou be, that thou spakest thus; for straightway after Hector is thine own death ready at hand. 18.96. / Doomed then to a speedy death, my child, shalt thou be, that thou spakest thus; for straightway after Hector is thine own death ready at hand. 18.97. / Doomed then to a speedy death, my child, shalt thou be, that thou spakest thus; for straightway after Hector is thine own death ready at hand. 18.98. / Doomed then to a speedy death, my child, shalt thou be, that thou spakest thus; for straightway after Hector is thine own death ready at hand. 18.99. / Doomed then to a speedy death, my child, shalt thou be, that thou spakest thus; for straightway after Hector is thine own death ready at hand. Then, mightily moved, swift-footed Achilles spake to her:Straightway may I die, seeing I was not to bear aid to my comrade at his slaying. Far, far from his own land 23.77. /And give me thy hand, I pitifully entreat thee, for never more again shall I come back from out of Hades, when once ye have given me my due of fire. Never more in life shall we sit apart from our dear comrades and take counsel together, but for me hath loathly fate 23.78. /And give me thy hand, I pitifully entreat thee, for never more again shall I come back from out of Hades, when once ye have given me my due of fire. Never more in life shall we sit apart from our dear comrades and take counsel together, but for me hath loathly fate 23.79. /And give me thy hand, I pitifully entreat thee, for never more again shall I come back from out of Hades, when once ye have given me my due of fire. Never more in life shall we sit apart from our dear comrades and take counsel together, but for me hath loathly fate 23.80. /opened its maw, the fate that was appointed me even from my birth. Aye, and thou thyself also, Achilles like to the gods, art doomed to be brought low beneath the wall of the waelthy Trojans. And another thing will I speak, and charge thee, if so be thou wilt hearken. Lay not my bones apart from thine, Achilles, but let them lie together, even as we were reared in your house 23.81. /opened its maw, the fate that was appointed me even from my birth. Aye, and thou thyself also, Achilles like to the gods, art doomed to be brought low beneath the wall of the waelthy Trojans. And another thing will I speak, and charge thee, if so be thou wilt hearken. Lay not my bones apart from thine, Achilles, but let them lie together, even as we were reared in your house 23.82. /opened its maw, the fate that was appointed me even from my birth. Aye, and thou thyself also, Achilles like to the gods, art doomed to be brought low beneath the wall of the waelthy Trojans. And another thing will I speak, and charge thee, if so be thou wilt hearken. Lay not my bones apart from thine, Achilles, but let them lie together, even as we were reared in your house 23.83. /opened its maw, the fate that was appointed me even from my birth. Aye, and thou thyself also, Achilles like to the gods, art doomed to be brought low beneath the wall of the waelthy Trojans. And another thing will I speak, and charge thee, if so be thou wilt hearken. Lay not my bones apart from thine, Achilles, but let them lie together, even as we were reared in your house 23.84. /opened its maw, the fate that was appointed me even from my birth. Aye, and thou thyself also, Achilles like to the gods, art doomed to be brought low beneath the wall of the waelthy Trojans. And another thing will I speak, and charge thee, if so be thou wilt hearken. Lay not my bones apart from thine, Achilles, but let them lie together, even as we were reared in your house 23.85. /when Menoetius brought me, being yet a little lad, from Opoeis to your country, by reason of grievous man-slaying, on the day when I slew Amphidamus' son in my folly, though I willed it not, in wrath over the dice. Then the knight Peleus received me into his house 23.86. /when Menoetius brought me, being yet a little lad, from Opoeis to your country, by reason of grievous man-slaying, on the day when I slew Amphidamus' son in my folly, though I willed it not, in wrath over the dice. Then the knight Peleus received me into his house 23.87. /when Menoetius brought me, being yet a little lad, from Opoeis to your country, by reason of grievous man-slaying, on the day when I slew Amphidamus' son in my folly, though I willed it not, in wrath over the dice. Then the knight Peleus received me into his house 23.88. /when Menoetius brought me, being yet a little lad, from Opoeis to your country, by reason of grievous man-slaying, on the day when I slew Amphidamus' son in my folly, though I willed it not, in wrath over the dice. Then the knight Peleus received me into his house 23.89. /when Menoetius brought me, being yet a little lad, from Opoeis to your country, by reason of grievous man-slaying, on the day when I slew Amphidamus' son in my folly, though I willed it not, in wrath over the dice. Then the knight Peleus received me into his house 23.90. /and reared me with kindly care and named me thy squire; even so let one coffer enfold our bones, a golden coffer with handles twain, the which thy queenly mother gave thee. 23.91. /and reared me with kindly care and named me thy squire; even so let one coffer enfold our bones, a golden coffer with handles twain, the which thy queenly mother gave thee.
3. Aeschylus, Libation-Bearers, 232 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

232. σπάθης τε πληγὰς ἠδὲ θήρειον γραφήν.
4. Euripides, Hippolytus, 1350 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1350. Undone, undone! woe is me! Through my head shoot fearful pains; my brain throbs convulsively. Stop, let me rest my worn-out frame.Oh, oh!
5. Sophocles, Antigone, 1092, 155, 159-160, 162-214, 216, 249-278, 282-301, 304-312, 322, 327-329, 1091 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

6. Sophocles, Electra, 1224, 680-681, 1222 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

7. Demosthenes, On The False Embassy, 245, 247, 255, 243 (4th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

8. Plutarch, Nicias, 29.2-29.3 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)



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anachronism Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 235
antigone Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 483
antigone (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 483
antiphon Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 330
apolōla Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 758
asia, as origin of pelops Gruen, Rethinking the Other in Antiquity (2011) 227
athens Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 235, 239
audience Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 235, 239, 330
creon Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 330
demagogue Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 330
democracy Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 235, 239
demosthenes Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 330
dialogue, sung Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 758
drama Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 235, 239, 330
electra, and orestes Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 758
epic Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 235
episodes, of antigone (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 483
euripides Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 239, 330
fictive founder Gruen, Rethinking the Other in Antiquity (2011) 227
fictive founders Gruen, Rethinking the Other in Antiquity (2011) 227
foundation legends, peloponnesus' Gruen, Rethinking the Other in Antiquity (2011) 227
foundation legends Gruen, Rethinking the Other in Antiquity (2011) 227
general parodos, of antigone (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 483
griffin, j. Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 235
homer Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 239, 330
isocrates Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 330
nagy, g. Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 239
nicias Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 239
oratory Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 330
orestes, and electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 758
orestes Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 239
past Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 235
peloponnesus, foundation legend Gruen, Rethinking the Other in Antiquity (2011) 227
pelops, as founder Gruen, Rethinking the Other in Antiquity (2011) 227
performance Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 235
pindar Gruen, Rethinking the Other in Antiquity (2011) 227
plutarch Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 239, 330
poetic quotations Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 330
poetry Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 330
polis Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 235
politics Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 235
prodosia Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 235
reception Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 239
recognition scene Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 758
rhodes, p. Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 235
salamis Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 330
solon Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 330
sophocles Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 330
structure, of antigone (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 483
theatre Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 235
tragedy Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (2019)" 235, 239