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Sophocles, Antigone, 446-459


nanYou, however, tell me—not at length, but briefly—did you know that an edict had forbidden this?


nanYou, however, tell me—not at length, but briefly—did you know that an edict had forbidden this?


nanI knew it. How could I not? It was public.


nanAnd even so you dared overstep that law?


nanYes, since it was not Zeus that published me that edict, and since not of that kind are the laws which Justice who dwells with the gods below established among men. Nor did I think that your decrees were of such force, that a mortal could override the unwritten


nanYes, since it was not Zeus that published me that edict, and since not of that kind are the laws which Justice who dwells with the gods below established among men. Nor did I think that your decrees were of such force, that a mortal could override the unwritten


nanYes, since it was not Zeus that published me that edict, and since not of that kind are the laws which Justice who dwells with the gods below established among men. Nor did I think that your decrees were of such force, that a mortal could override the unwritten


nanYes, since it was not Zeus that published me that edict, and since not of that kind are the laws which Justice who dwells with the gods below established among men. Nor did I think that your decrees were of such force, that a mortal could override the unwritten


nanYes, since it was not Zeus that published me that edict, and since not of that kind are the laws which Justice who dwells with the gods below established among men. Nor did I think that your decrees were of such force, that a mortal could override the unwritten


nanand unfailing statutes given us by the gods. For their life is not of today or yesterday, but for all time, and no man knows when they were first put forth. Not for fear of any man’s pride was I about to owe a penalty to the gods for breaking these.


nanand unfailing statutes given us by the gods. For their life is not of today or yesterday, but for all time, and no man knows when they were first put forth. Not for fear of any man’s pride was I about to owe a penalty to the gods for breaking these.


nanand unfailing statutes given us by the gods. For their life is not of today or yesterday, but for all time, and no man knows when they were first put forth. Not for fear of any man’s pride was I about to owe a penalty to the gods for breaking these.


nanand unfailing statutes given us by the gods. For their life is not of today or yesterday, but for all time, and no man knows when they were first put forth. Not for fear of any man’s pride was I about to owe a penalty to the gods for breaking these.


nanand unfailing statutes given us by the gods. For their life is not of today or yesterday, but for all time, and no man knows when they were first put forth. Not for fear of any man’s pride was I about to owe a penalty to the gods for breaking these.


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

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

442. ὑμῖν λέγοιμι· τἀν βροτοῖς δὲ πήματα
2. Euripides, Suppliant Women, 302, 311, 526-527, 561-563, 671-672, 301 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

3. Sophocles, Antigone, 10, 1000-1090, 11, 1192-1199, 12, 1200-1243, 1260-1299, 13, 1300-1353, 14-16, 162-169, 17, 170-179, 18, 180-189, 19, 190-199, 2, 20, 200-209, 21, 210, 22-24, 249, 25, 250-259, 26, 260-269, 27, 270-277, 28-29, 3, 30, 305, 31-33, 332-339, 34, 340-349, 35, 350-359, 36, 360-369, 37, 370-376, 38, 388-389, 39, 390-394, 4, 40, 407-409, 41, 410-419, 42, 420-429, 43, 430-439, 44, 440-443, 447-449, 45, 450-459, 46, 460-469, 47, 470-479, 48, 480-489, 49, 490-499, 5, 50, 500-509, 51, 510-519, 52, 520-525, 53, 531-539, 54, 540-549, 55, 550-559, 56, 560-569, 57, 570-579, 58, 580-581, 59, 6, 60-63, 631-639, 64, 640-649, 65, 650-659, 66, 660-669, 67, 670-679, 68, 680-689, 69, 690-699, 7, 70, 700-709, 71, 710-719, 72, 720-729, 73, 730-739, 74, 740-749, 75, 750-759, 76, 760-765, 77-79, 8, 80, 806-809, 81, 810-819, 82, 820-829, 83, 830-839, 84, 840-849, 85, 850-859, 86, 860-869, 87, 870-879, 88, 880-882, 89, 9, 90-99, 998-999, 1 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
antigone Jouanna (2018), Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context, 484, 485; Papaioannou et al. (2021), Rhetoric and Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome, 21; Papaioannou, Serafim and Demetriou (2021), Rhetoric and Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome, 21
antigone (sophocles) Jouanna (2018), Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context, 484, 485
asia,as origin of pelops Gruen (2011), Rethinking the Other in Antiquity, 227
characters,tragic/mythical,antigone Liapis and Petrides (2019), Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca, 278, 288
characters,tragic/mythical,creon,king of thebes Liapis and Petrides (2019), Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca, 278
characters,tragic/mythical,haemon Liapis and Petrides (2019), Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca, 278
characters,tragic/mythical,ismene Liapis and Petrides (2019), Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca, 278
characters,tragic/mythical,polyneices Liapis and Petrides (2019), Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca, 278
creon Papaioannou et al. (2021), Rhetoric and Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome, 21; Papaioannou, Serafim and Demetriou (2021), Rhetoric and Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome, 21
episodes,of antigone (sophocles) Jouanna (2018), Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context, 484, 485
eulogy,of human beings Jouanna (2018), Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context, 484, 485
euripides,and political as opposed to rhetorical tragedy Liapis and Petrides (2019), Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca, 278
euripides,burial Liapis and Petrides (2019), Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca, 288
fictive founder Gruen (2011), Rethinking the Other in Antiquity, 227
fictive founders Gruen (2011), Rethinking the Other in Antiquity, 227
foundation legends,peloponnesus' Gruen (2011), Rethinking the Other in Antiquity, 227
foundation legends Gruen (2011), Rethinking the Other in Antiquity, 227
gods Papaioannou et al. (2021), Rhetoric and Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome, 21; Papaioannou, Serafim and Demetriou (2021), Rhetoric and Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome, 21
justice,divine Jouanna (2018), Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context, 485
kērygma Papaioannou et al. (2021), Rhetoric and Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome, 21; Papaioannou, Serafim and Demetriou (2021), Rhetoric and Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome, 21
law,in antigone Jouanna (2018), Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context, 485
law Papaioannou et al. (2021), Rhetoric and Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome, 21; Papaioannou, Serafim and Demetriou (2021), Rhetoric and Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome, 21
motifs,in postclassical tragedy,burial of the dead Liapis and Petrides (2019), Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca, 288
paean,to human beings Jouanna (2018), Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context, 484, 485
peloponnesus,foundation legend Gruen (2011), Rethinking the Other in Antiquity, 227
pelops,as founder Gruen (2011), Rethinking the Other in Antiquity, 227
pindar Gruen (2011), Rethinking the Other in Antiquity, 227
sophocles,and rhetoric/tragedy as a rhetorical form Liapis and Petrides (2019), Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca, 278
stasima,of antigone (sophocles) Jouanna (2018), Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context, 484, 485
structure,of antigone (sophocles) Jouanna (2018), Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context, 484, 485
underworld,and antigone Jouanna (2018), Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context, 485