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Sophocles, Electra, 36


nanPhoebus gave me the commandment which you will now hear: that alone, and by stealth, without the aid of arms or large numbers, I should carry off my right hand’s just slaughters. Accordingly, since I received this divine declaration, you must go into that house there


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1. Aeschylus, Libation-Bearers, 269 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

269. οὔτοι προδώσει Λοξίου μεγασθενὴς 269. Surely he will not abandon me, the mighty oracle of Loxias
2. Sophocles, Ajax, 767-777, 766 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

3. Sophocles, Antigone, 1001-1022, 1081-1083, 555, 93-94, 999-1000 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

4. Sophocles, Electra, 10-12, 1264-1270, 13, 1376-1383, 14, 1424-1425, 15-19, 2, 20-27, 275-276, 28-29, 3, 30, 307-308, 31-35, 37-39, 4, 40-47, 473-479, 48, 480-489, 49, 490-499, 5, 50, 500-501, 51-59, 6, 60-63, 634-639, 64, 640-649, 65, 650-659, 66-68, 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, 760-763, 8, 82-85, 9, 1 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

5. Sophocles, Philoctetes, 1415 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

6. Sophocles, Women of Trachis, 165-172, 73-79, 164 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

164. He had always departed as if to conquer, not to die. But now, as if he were a doomed man, he told me what I should take for my marriage portion, and what share of their father’s land he wished divided for his children. And he fixed the time for the division, saying that, when he had been gone


Subjects of this text:

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actors Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 494
aegisthus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 176
aeschylus, and electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351, 494
aeschylus Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 264; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 176
agamemnon Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 440
ajax Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 279; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 176
ajax (sophocles), and scene divisions Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 279
antigone, heroism of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351
antigone (sophocles), and electra (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351
apollo, and orestes Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 382
apollo, in electra Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 188
apollo Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 420, 440; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 176
argos Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 264, 440; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 176
aristotle, on tragedy Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 279
audience, theatre Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 264
blasphemy Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 176
characters, of electra (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 494
characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351
choephori/libation bearers Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 264
chrysothemis, and electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351
chrysothemis Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 420
clytaemestra Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 420, 440
creon, and antigone Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351
deception Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 143, 382
deianira, and oracles Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 382
deianira, and scene divisions Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 279
delphi, in myth Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 143
delphi Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 420
destiny, of heracles Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 382
dodona, and zeus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 382
electra, and scene divisions Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 279
electra, heroism of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351
electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 494
electra (euripides) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 494
electra (sophocles), and antigone (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351
electra (sophocles), and delphi Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 143
electra (sophocles), and scene divisions Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 279
electra (sophocles), the oracle in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 382
electra (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 494
electra constructing a family, oracle Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 188
empyromancy Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 420
episodes, and scene divisions Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 279
eumenides, the (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 143
euripides, and electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 494
eusebein Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 176
gods, and humans Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 382
gods, initiate action Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 188
gods, oracles Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 188
heracles, and oracles Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 382
heroism, of young women Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351
homer Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 264
humans, and the gods Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 382
hyllus, and oracles Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 382
ismene, and antigone Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351
libation bearers, the (aeschylus), and electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351, 494
libation bearers, the (aeschylus), and orestes Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 143
loyalty, of young women Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351
matricide, in sophocles electra, no pollution Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 176
matricide Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 420
merope Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 420
mycene/mycenae Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 264, 440
myth, of orestes Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 494
myths, and sophocles Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 143
nature, of antigone Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351
oedipus, and delphi Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 143
oedipus the king (sophocles), and delphi Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 143
oracle, of delphi Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 143
oracle, old and new Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 382
oresteia (aeschylus), and delphi Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 143
orestes, and delphi Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 143
orestes, and electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351
orestes, and scene divisions Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 279
orestes, and the oracle Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 382
orestes Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 264, 420; Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 176
ovid Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 264
philoctetes, helenus' prophecy" Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 188
phren/phrenes, seat of purity/impurity, in the ajax Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 176
polybus Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 420
prologue, and scene divisions Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 279
prologue, of electra (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 494
pylades, and scene divisions Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 279
pylades Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 440
repetition, of characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351
scenes Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 279
sequence, mythic, of electra (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 494
sisters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351
sophocles Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 176
sophronein/sophrosyne, in sophocles' Petrovic and Petrovic, Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion (2016) 176
structure, of electra (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 494
tecmessa, and scene divisions Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 279
tiresias/teiresias Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 420
tutor, and orestes Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 382
vengeance, by orestes Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 382
vergil Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 264
women, young Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351
women of trachis, the (sophocles), oracles in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 382
zeus, and oracles Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 382