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Sophocles, Electra, 575


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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aegisthus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354; Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 537
aeschylus Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 537
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) 537
agon Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 537
agōn scene Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354
ajax Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 441
antigone, heroism of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354
apollo Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 441
artemis Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 441
athena Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 441
characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354
choephori/libation bearers Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 537
chorus, the, and women Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354
chrysothemis, and electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354
clytaemestra Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 537
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
eurydice Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 441
fundamental attribution error Marincola et al., Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones and Calum Maciver, Greek Notions of the Past in the Archaic and Classical Eras: History Without Historians (2021) 123
gods, named and unnamed Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 142
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
names, gods named and unnamed Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 142
orestes, and electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354
philosophy (and sophocles)' Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 537
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