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Sophocles, Electra, 1509
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11 results
1. Homer, Iliad, 9.145, 23.679 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

9.145. /Chrysothemis, and Laodice, and Iphianassa; of these let him lead to the house of Peleus which one he will, without gifts of wooing, and I will furthermore give a dower full rich, such as no man ever yet gave with his daughter. And seven well-peopled cities will I give him 23.679. /that they may bear him forth when worsted by my hands. So spake he, and they all became hushed in silence. Euryalus alone uprose to face him, a godlike man, son of king Mecisteus, son of Talaus, who on a time had come to Thebes for the burial of Oedipus
2. Homer, Odyssey, 1.40-1.41, 1.298-1.300, 4.546-4.547 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

3. Aeschylus, Libation-Bearers, 101-163, 22-48, 55, 59-70, 75-81, 84-100 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

100. τῆσδʼ ἐστὲ βουλῆς, ὦ φίλαι, μεταίτιαι· 100. In this, my friends, be my fellow-counsellors. For we cherish a common hatred within our house. Do not hide your counsel in your hearts in fear of anyone. For the portion of fate awaits both the free man and the man enslaved by another’s hand.
4. Aeschylus, Eumenides, 483, 482 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

482. ἐπεὶ δὲ πρᾶγμα δεῦρʼ ἐπέσκηψεν τόδε
5. Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 722-726, 751-756, 771-791, 721 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

721. θεόν, οὐ θεοῖς ὁμοίαν
6. Euripides, Electra, 1178-1184, 1190-1232, 1250-1272, 1177 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1177. ἰὼ Γᾶ καὶ Ζεῦ πανδερκέτα 1177. O Earth, and Zeus who sees all mortal acts, look at these loathsome bloody deeds, these two bodie
7. Euripides, Hecuba, 715, 714 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

714. ἄρρητ' ἀνωνόμαστα, θαυμάτων πέρα 714. O dreadful crime! O deed without a name! beyond wonder!
8. Euripides, Orestes, 867-952, 866 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

866. I had just come from the country and was entering the gates, needing to learn what was decided about you and Orestes, for I was always well disposed to your father when he was alive, and it was your house that reared me
9. Sophocles, Electra, 1239-1242, 1246-1255, 1264-1270, 1285-1287, 1312-1317, 1348-1349, 1354-1356, 1363-1366, 1376-1383, 1398, 1400-1401, 1404-1407, 1409-1414, 1424-1425, 1431, 1458-1463, 1466-1467, 1469, 1488-1490, 1493-1498, 1505-1508, 1510, 431-437, 644-645, 1224 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

10. Sophocles, Oedipus The King, 1330, 1329 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

11. Pausanias, Description of Greece, 1.28.7 (2nd cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

1.28.7. Within the precincts is a monument to Oedipus, whose bones, after diligent inquiry, I found were brought from Thebes . The account of the death of Oedipus in the drama of Sophocles I am prevented from believing by Homer, who says that after the death of Oedipus Mecisteus came to Thebes and took part in the funeral games.


Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
achelous, river Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 124
acropolis, and the tomb of oedipus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 124
aegisthus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 356
aeschylus, and dreams Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
aeschylus, and electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 385, 501
aeschylus, on oedipus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 673
agamemnon, and a dream Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
ajax (sophocles), the chorus in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
alcmeon, mythic family of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 124
altar, of amphilochus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 124
amphiarus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 124
amphilochus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 124
anxiety, and dreams Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
apollo, and oedipus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 385
apollo, and orestes Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 385
apotropaic rites Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
argos, amphilochian Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 124
athena, and orestes Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 673
athens, and myths Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 124
atreus Liatsi, Ethics in Ancient Greek Literature: Aspects of Ethical Reasoning from Homer to Aristotle and Beyond (2021) 131
characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 356
chorus, antigone, electra Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 262, 263
chorus, antigone, flexible Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 262, 263
chorus, antigone, in danger and safe Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 262, 263
chorus, antigone, opening out to greeks and humans in general Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 262
chorus, antigone, part of 'the large group'" Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 262, 263
chorus, the, sophocles use of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
chrysothemis, and a dream Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
clytemnestra (sophocles), dream of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
colonus (kolonos hippeios), and oedipus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 124
death, of oedipus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 124
deception Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 356
dialogue, of electra (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 501
dikê Liatsi, Ethics in Ancient Greek Literature: Aspects of Ethical Reasoning from Homer to Aristotle and Beyond (2021) 131
dreams, as messages Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
electra, and a dream Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
electra, chorus Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 262, 263
electra, civic community Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 262, 263
electra, heroism of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 356
electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 500, 501; Liatsi, Ethics in Ancient Greek Literature: Aspects of Ethical Reasoning from Homer to Aristotle and Beyond (2021) 131
electra (sophocles), dream in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
electra (sophocles), the oracle in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 385
electra (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 124, 500, 501
electra constructing a family, house Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 262, 263
emotions, of electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 500
episodes, of electra (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 500
erinyes Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 385
euripides, and electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 356
euripides Liatsi, Ethics in Ancient Greek Literature: Aspects of Ethical Reasoning from Homer to Aristotle and Beyond (2021) 131
exodos, of electra (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 500, 501
families, great tragic Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 124
fear, and dreams Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
general dates, of sophocles works Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 501
geography, and myth Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 124
gods, and humans Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 385, 390
groups, and individuals Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 262, 263
groups, threatened and safe Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 262, 263
hecuba Liatsi, Ethics in Ancient Greek Literature: Aspects of Ethical Reasoning from Homer to Aristotle and Beyond (2021) 131
heroes, tragic Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 124
heroism, of young women Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 356
humans, and the gods Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 385, 390
information, from the outside, vs. tradition Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 385
iphianassa/iphigeneia Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 673
jocasta (epicaste), and the oracle Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 385
justice, divine Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 385
libation bearers, the (aeschylus), and electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 385, 501
libation bearers, the (aeschylus), and frightening dreams Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
libation bearers, the (aeschylus), clytemnestras dream in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
matricide Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 385
misfortunes, of oedipus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 385
myths, and sophocles Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 124
oedipus, and the oracle Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 385
oedipus, mythic family of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 124
oedipus (aeschylus) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 673
oedipus at colonus (sophocles), and the oracle Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 385
oedipus at colonus (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 124
oedipus the king (sophocles), and the oracle Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 385
oedipus the king (sophocles), oedipus in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 124
oracle, as destroying vs. as saving Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 385
orestes, and a dream Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
orestes, and electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 356
orestes, and the oracle Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 385
orestes, mythic family of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 124
orestes Liatsi, Ethics in Ancient Greek Literature: Aspects of Ethical Reasoning from Homer to Aristotle and Beyond (2021) 131
pausanias, on oedipuss death Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 124
perspective Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 262, 263
philoctetes (sophocles), the chorus in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
piety, of electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 356
polis Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 262, 263
polydoros Liatsi, Ethics in Ancient Greek Literature: Aspects of Ethical Reasoning from Homer to Aristotle and Beyond (2021) 131
polymestor Liatsi, Ethics in Ancient Greek Literature: Aspects of Ethical Reasoning from Homer to Aristotle and Beyond (2021) 131
pylades, and electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 356
repetition, of characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 356
revenge Liatsi, Ethics in Ancient Greek Literature: Aspects of Ethical Reasoning from Homer to Aristotle and Beyond (2021) 131
sanctuary, of amphiarus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 124
sophocles Liatsi, Ethics in Ancient Greek Literature: Aspects of Ethical Reasoning from Homer to Aristotle and Beyond (2021) 131
spectators, text uncertain Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 263
stasima, of electra (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 500, 501
structure, of electra (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 500, 501
thebes, and oedipus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 124
thucydides (politician), on amphilochian argos Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 124
tomb, of agamemnon Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 390
tomb, of oedipus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 124
tradition, vs. innovation Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 385
troy Liatsi, Ethics in Ancient Greek Literature: Aspects of Ethical Reasoning from Homer to Aristotle and Beyond (2021) 131
vengeance, by orestes Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 385
with Liatsi, Ethics in Ancient Greek Literature: Aspects of Ethical Reasoning from Homer to Aristotle and Beyond (2021) 131
women, young' Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 356