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Sophocles, Electra, 634-660


nanRaise then, my attendant, the offering


nanof many fruits, so that I may uplift my prayers for release from my present fears to this image of our King. Please, O Phoebus our defender, may you now listen to my prayer, though it is muffled; for I do not make my plea among friends, nor does it suit me to unfold it all


nanof many fruits, so that I may uplift my prayers for release from my present fears to this image of our King. Please, O Phoebus our defender, may you now listen to my prayer, though it is muffled; for I do not make my plea among friends, nor does it suit me to unfold it all


nanof many fruits, so that I may uplift my prayers for release from my present fears to this image of our King. Please, O Phoebus our defender, may you now listen to my prayer, though it is muffled; for I do not make my plea among friends, nor does it suit me to unfold it all


nanof many fruits, so that I may uplift my prayers for release from my present fears to this image of our King. Please, O Phoebus our defender, may you now listen to my prayer, though it is muffled; for I do not make my plea among friends, nor does it suit me to unfold it all


nanof many fruits, so that I may uplift my prayers for release from my present fears to this image of our King. Please, O Phoebus our defender, may you now listen to my prayer, though it is muffled; for I do not make my plea among friends, nor does it suit me to unfold it all


nanto the light while she stands near me, lest by her malice and a cry of her clamorous tongue she sow reckless rumors through the whole city. Nevertheless, hear me thus, since in this way I will speak. That vision which I saw last night


nanto the light while she stands near me, lest by her malice and a cry of her clamorous tongue she sow reckless rumors through the whole city. Nevertheless, hear me thus, since in this way I will speak. That vision which I saw last night


nanto the light while she stands near me, lest by her malice and a cry of her clamorous tongue she sow reckless rumors through the whole city. Nevertheless, hear me thus, since in this way I will speak. That vision which I saw last night


nanto the light while she stands near me, lest by her malice and a cry of her clamorous tongue she sow reckless rumors through the whole city. Nevertheless, hear me thus, since in this way I will speak. That vision which I saw last night


nanto the light while she stands near me, lest by her malice and a cry of her clamorous tongue she sow reckless rumors through the whole city. Nevertheless, hear me thus, since in this way I will speak. That vision which I saw last night


nanin ambiguous dreams—if its appearance was to my good, grant, Lycean king, that it be fulfilled; but if to my harm, then hurl it back upon those who would harm me. And if any are plotting to eject me by treachery from my present prosperity, do not permit them.


nanin ambiguous dreams—if its appearance was to my good, grant, Lycean king, that it be fulfilled; but if to my harm, then hurl it back upon those who would harm me. And if any are plotting to eject me by treachery from my present prosperity, do not permit them.


nanin ambiguous dreams—if its appearance was to my good, grant, Lycean king, that it be fulfilled; but if to my harm, then hurl it back upon those who would harm me. And if any are plotting to eject me by treachery from my present prosperity, do not permit them.


nanin ambiguous dreams—if its appearance was to my good, grant, Lycean king, that it be fulfilled; but if to my harm, then hurl it back upon those who would harm me. And if any are plotting to eject me by treachery from my present prosperity, do not permit them.


nanin ambiguous dreams—if its appearance was to my good, grant, Lycean king, that it be fulfilled; but if to my harm, then hurl it back upon those who would harm me. And if any are plotting to eject me by treachery from my present prosperity, do not permit them.


nanRather grant that living forever unharmed as I am I may govern the house of the sons of Atreus and their throne, sharing prosperous days with the friends who share them now, and with those of my children who feel no enmity or bitterness towards me.


nanRather grant that living forever unharmed as I am I may govern the house of the sons of Atreus and their throne, sharing prosperous days with the friends who share them now, and with those of my children who feel no enmity or bitterness towards me.


nanRather grant that living forever unharmed as I am I may govern the house of the sons of Atreus and their throne, sharing prosperous days with the friends who share them now, and with those of my children who feel no enmity or bitterness towards me.


nanRather grant that living forever unharmed as I am I may govern the house of the sons of Atreus and their throne, sharing prosperous days with the friends who share them now, and with those of my children who feel no enmity or bitterness towards me.


nanRather grant that living forever unharmed as I am I may govern the house of the sons of Atreus and their throne, sharing prosperous days with the friends who share them now, and with those of my children who feel no enmity or bitterness towards me.


nanO Lycean Apollo, hear these prayers with favor, and grant them to us all just as we ask! As for all my other prayers, though I am silent, I judge that you, a god, must know them, since it is appropriate that Zeus’s children see all. Enter the Paedagogus from the left. Paedagogu


nanO Lycean Apollo, hear these prayers with favor, and grant them to us all just as we ask! As for all my other prayers, though I am silent, I judge that you, a god, must know them, since it is appropriate that Zeus’s children see all. Enter the Paedagogus from the left. Paedagogu


nanO Lycean Apollo, hear these prayers with favor, and grant them to us all just as we ask! As for all my other prayers, though I am silent, I judge that you, a god, must know them, since it is appropriate that Zeus’s children see all. Enter the Paedagogus from the left. Paedagogu


nanO Lycean Apollo, hear these prayers with favor, and grant them to us all just as we ask! As for all my other prayers, though I am silent, I judge that you, a god, must know them, since it is appropriate that Zeus’s children see all. Enter the Paedagogus from the left. Paedagogu


nanO Lycean Apollo, hear these prayers with favor, and grant them to us all just as we ask! As for all my other prayers, though I am silent, I judge that you, a god, must know them, since it is appropriate that Zeus’s children see all. Enter the Paedagogus from the left. Paedagogu


nanForeign ladies, how might I know for certain if this be the palace of the king Aegisthus? Choru


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

9 results
1. Homer, Odyssey, 14.437 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

2. Aeschylus, Libation-Bearers, 1048, 384, 1047 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1047. δυοῖν δρακόντοιν εὐπετῶς τεμὼν κάρα. Ὀρέστης
3. Aeschylus, Eumenides, 1037 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1037. καὶ τιμαῖς καὶ θυσίαις περίσεπτα τυχοῦσαι
4. Euripides, Electra, 1204-1205, 1252-1253, 1203 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1203. φρονεῖς γὰρ ὅσια νῦν, τότ' οὐ
5. Sophocles, Ajax, 1176-1179, 1389-1392, 387-391, 1175 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

6. Sophocles, Antigone, 1001-1022, 1081-1083, 999-1000 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

7. Sophocles, Electra, 111-120, 1376-1383, 1424-1425, 190, 280-281, 32-34, 341-344, 349, 35, 350, 36, 365-368, 37, 378-379, 38, 380-382, 39-41, 417-419, 42, 420-423, 43, 432-434, 438-463, 472-507, 51, 513-519, 52, 520-529, 53, 530-557, 560-575, 579-581, 585, 597-598, 608-609, 624-627, 635-661, 67-72, 764-765, 770-771, 786, 788-796, 817-819, 82, 820-822, 83-85, 110 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

8. Sophocles, Oedipus At Colonus, 1371-1396, 607-608, 623, 864-870, 1370 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

9. Sophocles, Women of Trachis, 1165-1174, 169-172, 200-201, 238, 303-305, 88, 1164 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1164. perish by no creature that had the breath of life, but by one already dead, a dweller with Hades. So this savage Centaur in death has killed me alive, just as the divine will had been foretold. And I will show you how


Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
aegisthus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354, 743
aeschylus Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 577
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) 412, 424, 440; Naiden, Smoke Signals for the Gods: Ancient Greek Sacrifice from the Archaic through Roman Periods (2013) 77
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) 412
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) 412, 420, 440, 577
ares Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 412
argos Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 440
artemis Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 412
athena Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 412
atossa Naiden, Smoke Signals for the Gods: Ancient Greek Sacrifice from the Archaic through Roman Periods (2013) 77
audience, theatre Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 424
cerberus Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 412
characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354
chorus, the, and electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 743
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
chrysothemis Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 420, 577
clytaemestra Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 412, 420, 424, 440
clytemnestra Naiden, Smoke Signals for the Gods: Ancient Greek Sacrifice from the Archaic through Roman Periods (2013) 77
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
creon Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 412
deianeira Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 412
delphi Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 412, 420, 424
dionysus Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 412
dodona (oracle) Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 412
dreams Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 412
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; Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 412
electra (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 496, 497
empyromancy Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 412, 420
episodes, of electra (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 496, 497
eros Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 412
euripides Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 577; Naiden, Smoke Signals for the Gods: Ancient Greek Sacrifice from the Archaic through Roman Periods (2013) 77
furies Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 412, 577
hades Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 412
heracles Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 412; Naiden, Smoke Signals for the Gods: Ancient Greek Sacrifice from the Archaic through Roman Periods (2013) 77
hermes Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 412
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
hieroscopy Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 412
hyllus Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 412
irony, tragic Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 743
jocasta Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 424
justice (dikè), in electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354
laius Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 412
loyalty, of young women Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354
matricide Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 420, 577
merope Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 420
mycene/mycenae Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 440
orestes, and electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354
orestes Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 420
persephone Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 412
polybus Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 420, 424
pylades Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 440
ritual time Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 424
sophocles Naiden, Smoke Signals for the Gods: Ancient Greek Sacrifice from the Archaic through Roman Periods (2013) 77
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
tiresias' Naiden, Smoke Signals for the Gods: Ancient Greek Sacrifice from the Archaic through Roman Periods (2013) 77
tiresias/teiresias Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 412, 420
women, young Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 354
zeus Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 412