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Sophocles, Antigone, 388-394


nanMy king, there is nothing that a man can rightly swear he will not do. For second thought belies one’s first intent.


nanMy king, there is nothing that a man can rightly swear he will not do. For second thought belies one’s first intent.


nanI could have vowed that I would not ever come here again, because of your threats by which I had just been storm-tossed. But since this joy that exceeds and oversteps my hopes can be compared in fulness to no other pleasure, I am back—though it is contrary to my sworn oath—


nanI could have vowed that I would not ever come here again, because of your threats by which I had just been storm-tossed. But since this joy that exceeds and oversteps my hopes can be compared in fulness to no other pleasure, I am back—though it is contrary to my sworn oath—


nanI could have vowed that I would not ever come here again, because of your threats by which I had just been storm-tossed. But since this joy that exceeds and oversteps my hopes can be compared in fulness to no other pleasure, I am back—though it is contrary to my sworn oath—


nanI could have vowed that I would not ever come here again, because of your threats by which I had just been storm-tossed. But since this joy that exceeds and oversteps my hopes can be compared in fulness to no other pleasure, I am back—though it is contrary to my sworn oath—


nanI could have vowed that I would not ever come here again, because of your threats by which I had just been storm-tossed. But since this joy that exceeds and oversteps my hopes can be compared in fulness to no other pleasure, I am back—though it is contrary to my sworn oath—


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

5 results
1. Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 443, 442 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

442. ὑμῖν λέγοιμι· τἀν βροτοῖς δὲ πήματα
2. Sophocles, Ajax, 694-701, 693 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

3. Sophocles, Antigone, 1039-1044, 264, 305, 332-376, 389-394, 407-443, 446-525, 531-581, 758-759, 1015 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

4. Sophocles, Electra, 1064-1065, 1063 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

5. Sophocles, Oedipus The King, 660-661, 1088 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
ajax, and minor characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 306
ajax (sophocles), and minor characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 305
antigone, and minor characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 305, 306
antigone Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 484
antigone (antigone) Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 104
antigone (sophocles), minor characters in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 305, 306
antigone (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 484
asia, as origin of pelops Gruen, Rethinking the Other in Antiquity (2011) 227
characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 305, 306
conflict, among minor characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 306
dikē Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 104
episodes, of antigone (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 484
ethnicity-markers in oaths Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 104
eulogy, of human beings Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 484
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
guard, of antigone Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 305, 306
haemon Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 104
heracles, and minor characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 306
humble, minor characters as the Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 305, 306
language of oaths, ethnicity-markers Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 104
messengers, use of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 306
oedipus the king (sophocles), minor characters in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 306
olympus, oaths invoking Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 104
ou plus accusative Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 104
paean, to human beings Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 484
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) 305, 306
pindar Gruen, Rethinking the Other in Antiquity (2011) 227
polynices (oedipuss son), burial of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 305, 306
soldiers, of ajax Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 305
stasima, of antigone (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 484
structure, of antigone (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 484
teiresias Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 104
women of trachis, the (sophocles), minor characters in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 306