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Sophocles, Electra, 560-575


nanwhether you did it justly or not? But I will demonstrate to you that you did not justly kill him. No, the persuasion of that wicked man with whom you now sleep dragged you to it. Ask the huntress Artemis what wrong she punished when she stayed the frequent winds at Aulis;


nanwhether you did it justly or not? But I will demonstrate to you that you did not justly kill him. No, the persuasion of that wicked man with whom you now sleep dragged you to it. Ask the huntress Artemis what wrong she punished when she stayed the frequent winds at Aulis;


nanwhether you did it justly or not? But I will demonstrate to you that you did not justly kill him. No, the persuasion of that wicked man with whom you now sleep dragged you to it. Ask the huntress Artemis what wrong she punished when she stayed the frequent winds at Aulis;


nanwhether you did it justly or not? But I will demonstrate to you that you did not justly kill him. No, the persuasion of that wicked man with whom you now sleep dragged you to it. Ask the huntress Artemis what wrong she punished when she stayed the frequent winds at Aulis;


nanwhether you did it justly or not? But I will demonstrate to you that you did not justly kill him. No, the persuasion of that wicked man with whom you now sleep dragged you to it. Ask the huntress Artemis what wrong she punished when she stayed the frequent winds at Aulis;


nanor I will tell you, since we may not learn from her. My father, as I have heard, was once hunting in the grove of the goddess, when his footfall flushed a dappled and antlered stag; he shot it, and chanced to make a certain boast concerning its slaughter.


nanor I will tell you, since we may not learn from her. My father, as I have heard, was once hunting in the grove of the goddess, when his footfall flushed a dappled and antlered stag; he shot it, and chanced to make a certain boast concerning its slaughter.


nanor I will tell you, since we may not learn from her. My father, as I have heard, was once hunting in the grove of the goddess, when his footfall flushed a dappled and antlered stag; he shot it, and chanced to make a certain boast concerning its slaughter.


nanor I will tell you, since we may not learn from her. My father, as I have heard, was once hunting in the grove of the goddess, when his footfall flushed a dappled and antlered stag; he shot it, and chanced to make a certain boast concerning its slaughter.


nanor I will tell you, since we may not learn from her. My father, as I have heard, was once hunting in the grove of the goddess, when his footfall flushed a dappled and antlered stag; he shot it, and chanced to make a certain boast concerning its slaughter.


nanAngered by this, Leto’s daughter detained the Greeks so that in requital for the beast’s life my father should sacrifice his own daughter. So it was that she was sacrificed, since the fleet had no other release, neither homeward nor to Troy .


nanAngered by this, Leto’s daughter detained the Greeks so that in requital for the beast’s life my father should sacrifice his own daughter. So it was that she was sacrificed, since the fleet had no other release, neither homeward nor to Troy .


nanAngered by this, Leto’s daughter detained the Greeks so that in requital for the beast’s life my father should sacrifice his own daughter. So it was that she was sacrificed, since the fleet had no other release, neither homeward nor to Troy .


nanAngered by this, Leto’s daughter detained the Greeks so that in requital for the beast’s life my father should sacrifice his own daughter. So it was that she was sacrificed, since the fleet had no other release, neither homeward nor to Troy .


nanAngered by this, Leto’s daughter detained the Greeks so that in requital for the beast’s life my father should sacrifice his own daughter. So it was that she was sacrificed, since the fleet had no other release, neither homeward nor to Troy .


nanFor that reason, under fierce constraint and with much resistance, at last he sacrificed her—but it was not for the sake of Menelaus. But suppose—for I will make your own plea—suppose that the motive of his deed was to benefit his brother. Should you have killed him because of that? Under what sort of law?


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1. Sophocles, Electra, 369-371, 378-382, 395-396, 516-557, 561-575, 579-581, 585, 597-598, 608-609, 624-627, 634-659, 190 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
aegisthus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354; Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 558
agamemnon, and clytemnestra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354
agamemnon Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 558
agōn scene Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354
antigone, heroism of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354
antigone Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 558
artemis Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 558
characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354
chorus, the, and women Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354
chrysothemis' Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 558
chrysothemis, and electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354
clytemnestra (sophocles), and electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354
creon, and antigone Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354
electra, heroism of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354
electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 496, 497
electra (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 496, 497
episodes, of electra (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 496, 497
heroism, of young women Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354
hierarchy, of social function, and women Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354
justice (dikè), in electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354
loyalty, of young women Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354
orestes, and electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354
stasima, of electra (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 496, 497
structure, of electra (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 496, 497
women, young Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354