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Sophocles, Antigone, 224-232


nanMy king, I will not say that I arrive breathless because of speed, or from the action of a swift foot.


nanFor often I brought myself to a stop because of my thoughts, and wheeled round in my path to return. My mind was telling me many things: Fool, why do you go to where your arrival will mean your punishment? Idiot, are you dallying again? If Creon learns it from another, must you not suffer for it?


nanFor often I brought myself to a stop because of my thoughts, and wheeled round in my path to return. My mind was telling me many things: Fool, why do you go to where your arrival will mean your punishment? Idiot, are you dallying again? If Creon learns it from another, must you not suffer for it?


nanFor often I brought myself to a stop because of my thoughts, and wheeled round in my path to return. My mind was telling me many things: Fool, why do you go to where your arrival will mean your punishment? Idiot, are you dallying again? If Creon learns it from another, must you not suffer for it?


nanFor often I brought myself to a stop because of my thoughts, and wheeled round in my path to return. My mind was telling me many things: Fool, why do you go to where your arrival will mean your punishment? Idiot, are you dallying again? If Creon learns it from another, must you not suffer for it?


nanFor often I brought myself to a stop because of my thoughts, and wheeled round in my path to return. My mind was telling me many things: Fool, why do you go to where your arrival will mean your punishment? Idiot, are you dallying again? If Creon learns it from another, must you not suffer for it?


nanSo debating, I made my way unhurriedly, slow, and thus a short road was made long. At last, however, the view prevailed that I should come here—to you. Even if my report brings no good, still will I tell you


nanSo debating, I made my way unhurriedly, slow, and thus a short road was made long. At last, however, the view prevailed that I should come here—to you. Even if my report brings no good, still will I tell you


nanSo debating, I made my way unhurriedly, slow, and thus a short road was made long. At last, however, the view prevailed that I should come here—to you. Even if my report brings no good, still will I tell you


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

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1. Sophocles, Ajax, 867-869, 866 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

2. Sophocles, Antigone, 163, 174, 223, 225-232, 332-376, 509, 690-691, 162 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

3. Sophocles, Oedipus At Colonus, 325, 353-360, 324 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
ajax (sophocles), and minor characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 304
antigone, and minor characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 304
antigone Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 483
antigone (sophocles), episodes in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 263
antigone (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 483
apolōla Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 758
arrival, first Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 263
asia, as origin of pelops Gruen, Rethinking the Other in Antiquity (2011) 227
audience, theatre Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 122
characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 304
chrysothemis, as a messenger Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 263
creon, arrival of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 263
creon Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 512
dialogue, sung Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 758
ehrenberg, v. Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 122
electra, and orestes Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 758
electra (sophocles), episodes in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 263
episodes, of antigone (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 483
episodes Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 263
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
guard, of antigone Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 304
humble, minor characters as the Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 304
information, from the outside Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 263
ismene, as a messenger Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 263
laius Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 122
messengers, use of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 263
oedipus, and the messenger Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 263
oedipus at colonus (sophocles), episodes in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 263
oedipus the king (sophocles), episodes in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 263
orestes, and electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 758
peloponnesus, foundation legend Gruen, Rethinking the Other in Antiquity (2011) 227
pelops, as founder Gruen, Rethinking the Other in Antiquity (2011) 227
personality, of minor characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 304
philoctetes (sophocles), episodes in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 263
pindar Gruen, Rethinking the Other in Antiquity (2011) 227
polyneices Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 122
polynices (oedipuss son), burial of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 263, 304
recognition scene Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 758
sailors, in ajax Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 304
soldiers, of ajax Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 304
structure, of antigone (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 483
tiresias, as a messenger Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 263
women of trachis, the (sophocles), episodes in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 263