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Sophocles, Antigone, 61-69


nanwe transgress against an autocrat’s decree or his powers. No, we must remember, first, that ours is a woman’s nature, and accordingly not suited to battles against men; and next, that we are ruled by the more powerful, so that we must obey in these things and in things even more stinging.


nanwe transgress against an autocrat’s decree or his powers. No, we must remember, first, that ours is a woman’s nature, and accordingly not suited to battles against men; and next, that we are ruled by the more powerful, so that we must obey in these things and in things even more stinging.


nanwe transgress against an autocrat’s decree or his powers. No, we must remember, first, that ours is a woman’s nature, and accordingly not suited to battles against men; and next, that we are ruled by the more powerful, so that we must obey in these things and in things even more stinging.


nanwe transgress against an autocrat’s decree or his powers. No, we must remember, first, that ours is a woman’s nature, and accordingly not suited to battles against men; and next, that we are ruled by the more powerful, so that we must obey in these things and in things even more stinging.


nanI, therefore, will ask those below for pardon, since I am forced to this, and will obey those who have come to authority. It is foolish to do what is fruitless.


nanI, therefore, will ask those below for pardon, since I am forced to this, and will obey those who have come to authority. It is foolish to do what is fruitless.


nanI, therefore, will ask those below for pardon, since I am forced to this, and will obey those who have come to authority. It is foolish to do what is fruitless.


nanI, therefore, will ask those below for pardon, since I am forced to this, and will obey those who have come to authority. It is foolish to do what is fruitless.


nanI would not encourage you—no, nor, even if you were willing later


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

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1. Homer, Iliad, 6.490-6.493 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

6.490. /Nay, go thou to the house and busy thyself with thine own tasks, the loom and the distaff, and bid thy handmaids ply their work: but war shall be for men, for all, but most of all for me, of them that dwell in Ilios. So spake glorious Hector and took up his helm 6.491. /Nay, go thou to the house and busy thyself with thine own tasks, the loom and the distaff, and bid thy handmaids ply their work: but war shall be for men, for all, but most of all for me, of them that dwell in Ilios. So spake glorious Hector and took up his helm 6.492. /Nay, go thou to the house and busy thyself with thine own tasks, the loom and the distaff, and bid thy handmaids ply their work: but war shall be for men, for all, but most of all for me, of them that dwell in Ilios. So spake glorious Hector and took up his helm 6.493. /Nay, go thou to the house and busy thyself with thine own tasks, the loom and the distaff, and bid thy handmaids ply their work: but war shall be for men, for all, but most of all for me, of them that dwell in Ilios. So spake glorious Hector and took up his helm
2. Homer, Odyssey, 5.118-5.129 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

3. Semonides of Amorgos, Fragments, 7 (7th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

4. Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 486-487, 11 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

11. γυναικὸς ἀνδρόβουλον ἐλπίζον κέαρ. 11. The man’s-way-planning hoping heart of woman.
5. Aeschylus, Libation-Bearers, 305 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

305. θήλεια γὰρ φρήν· εἰ δὲ μή, τάχʼ εἴσεται. Χορός 305. For he has a woman’s mind, or if not, it will soon be found out. Chorus
6. Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 1006-1078, 1005 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1005. ἰὼ ἰὼ δυστόνων κακῶν, ἄναξ. Ἀντιγόνη 1005. Ah I pity your grievous suffering, my king. Antigone
7. Aeschylus, Suppliant Women, 749, 748 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

748. μόνην δὲ μὴ πρόλειπε· λίσσομαι, πάτερ. 748. Do not leave me forlorn, I implore you, father. A woman abandoned to herself is nothing. There is no Ares in her.
8. Euripides, Medea, 231-251, 230 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

230. of all things that have life and sense we women are the most hapless creatures; first must we buy a husband at an exorbitant price, and o’er ourselves a tyrant set which is an evil worse than the first;
9. Sophocles, Antigone, 10, 100, 1000-1009, 101, 1010-1019, 102, 1020-1029, 103, 1030-1039, 104, 1040-1049, 105, 1050-1059, 106, 1060-1069, 107, 1070-1099, 11, 1100-1106, 117-119, 1192-1199, 12, 120, 1200-1209, 121, 1210-1219, 122, 1220-1229, 123, 1230-1239, 124, 1240-1243, 125-126, 1260-1269, 127, 1270-1279, 128, 1280-1289, 129, 1290-1299, 13, 130, 1300-1309, 131, 1310-1319, 132, 1320-1329, 133, 1330-1339, 134, 1340-1349, 135, 1350-1353, 136-139, 14, 140-146, 148-149, 15, 150-155, 159, 16, 160, 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, 30-39, 4, 40, 407-409, 41, 410-419, 42, 420-429, 43, 430-439, 44, 440-443, 446-449, 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, 62-63, 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, 897-899, 9, 90, 900-903, 91-94, 943, 95-99, 998-999, 1 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

10. Sophocles, Electra, 1027-1028, 1036, 1425, 341-344, 349-350, 361, 365-371, 378-382, 394-396, 417-423, 432-434, 439-463, 69-70, 881-882, 885-919, 939-941, 943-989, 1023 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
actors Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 482
aegisthus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 355; Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 73
ajax Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 111
andromache Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 73
antigone, and kreon, in sophocles, text Boeghold, When a Gesture Was Expected: A Selection of Examples from Archaic and Classical Greek Literature (2022) 60
antigone, heroism of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 346, 355
antigone Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 482; Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 111
antigone (euripides) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 482
antigone (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 482
aphrodite Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 73
argos Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 111
aristophanes, and antigone (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 482
characters, of antigone (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 482
characters, tragic/mythical, antigone Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 278
characters, tragic/mythical, creon, king of thebes Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 278
characters, tragic/mythical, haemon Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 278
characters, tragic/mythical, ismene Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 278
characters, tragic/mythical, polyneices Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 278
characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 346, 355
chorus, the, and women Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 355
chorus of agamemnon Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 73
chorus of suppliants Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 73
chrysothemis, and electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 355
chrysothemis Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 111
clytemnestra Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 73
clytemnestra (sophocles), and electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 355
creon, and antigone Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 346
creon Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 111, 499
deception Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 355; Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 73
electra, heroism of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 355
electra Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 111
epinician Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 73
euripides, and antigone (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 482
euripides, and political as opposed to rhetorical tragedy Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 278
gender, definitions of Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 73
general parodos, of antigone (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 482
glory, of antigone Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 346
ground (antigone) Boeghold, When a Gesture Was Expected: A Selection of Examples from Archaic and Classical Greek Literature (2022) 60
haemon Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 111
hector Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 73
heracles Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 111
hero, sophoclean Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 111
heroism, of young women Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 346, 355
hierarchy, of social function, and women Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 355
ismene, and antigone Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 346, 355
ismene Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 111
jocasta Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 111
justice (dikè), in electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 355
kreon, and antigone Boeghold, When a Gesture Was Expected: A Selection of Examples from Archaic and Classical Greek Literature (2022) 60
love, of antigone Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 346, 355
love, of electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 355
loyalty, of young women Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 355
medea Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 73
misfortunes, of women Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 346
nature, of antigone Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 346
nodding Boeghold, When a Gesture Was Expected: A Selection of Examples from Archaic and Classical Greek Literature (2022) 60
orestes, and electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 355
orestes Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 73
philoctetes Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 111
piety, of antigone Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 346, 735
polyneices Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 111, 499
polynices (oedipuss son), and antigone Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 346
prologue, of antigone (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 482
seduction, female Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 73
seduction, male Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 73
semonides Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 73
sequence, mythic, of antigone (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 482
seven against thebes (aeschylus), and antigone (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 482
sisters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 355
sophocles, and rhetoric/tragedy as a rhetorical form Liapis and Petrides, Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century: A Survey from ca (2019) 278
structure, of antigone (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 482
tecmessa Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 111
tiresias/teiresias' Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 111
truth, and reciprocity Park, Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (2023) 73
tutor, and orestes Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 735
women, young Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 346, 355
yes, gestures for Boeghold, When a Gesture Was Expected: A Selection of Examples from Archaic and Classical Greek Literature (2022) 60