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Sophocles, Electra, 755-760


nanfreed him, so covered with blood that no friend who saw it would have known the pitiful corpse. Immediately they burned him on a pyre, and chosen men of Phocis now bring the sad dust of that mighty form in a small urn of bronze


nanfreed him, so covered with blood that no friend who saw it would have known the pitiful corpse. Immediately they burned him on a pyre, and chosen men of Phocis now bring the sad dust of that mighty form in a small urn of bronze


nanfreed him, so covered with blood that no friend who saw it would have known the pitiful corpse. Immediately they burned him on a pyre, and chosen men of Phocis now bring the sad dust of that mighty form in a small urn of bronze


nanfreed him, so covered with blood that no friend who saw it would have known the pitiful corpse. Immediately they burned him on a pyre, and chosen men of Phocis now bring the sad dust of that mighty form in a small urn of bronze


nanfreed him, so covered with blood that no friend who saw it would have known the pitiful corpse. Immediately they burned him on a pyre, and chosen men of Phocis now bring the sad dust of that mighty form in a small urn of bronze


nano that he may find due burial in his fatherland. Such is my story—it is grievous even to hear, but for us witnesses who looked on, it was the greatest of sorrows that these eyes have seen. Choru


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

4 results
1. Sophocles, Ajax, 186 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

2. Sophocles, Antigone, 1001-1022, 1068-1071, 555, 93-94, 999-1000 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

3. Sophocles, Electra, 1425, 1488-1490, 32-37, 39-58, 660-661, 674, 680-754, 756-765, 770-771, 773-776, 783-796, 881-882, 885-919, 1424 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

4. Sophocles, Philoctetes, 127-131, 54-55, 554-556, 56, 561-569, 57, 570-579, 58, 580-589, 59, 590-599, 60, 600-602, 61, 610-619, 62, 622-627, 63-65, 126 (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) 351; Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 417
aeschylus, and electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351
ajax, and tragic irony Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 413
ajax (sophocles), tragic irony in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 413
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
antilochus Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 250
athena, and tragic irony Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 413
characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351
chrysothemis, and electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351
creon, and antigone Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351
creon Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 417
deception, and tragic irony Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 413
diomedes Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 250
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) 496, 497
electra (sophocles), and antigone (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351
electra (sophocles), and tragic irony Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 413
electra (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 496, 497
epic cycle, the Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 250
episodes, of electra (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 496, 497
eumelus Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 250
heroism, of young women Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351
irony, tragic Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 413
ismene, and antigone Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351
knowledge, of the spectators Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 413
lamentation Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 417
libation bearers, the (aeschylus), and electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351
loyalty, of young women Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351
messenger, tragic Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 250
morality, and neoptolemus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 413
mycene/mycenae Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 417
nature, of antigone Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351
neoptolemus, and tragic irony Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 413
nestor Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 250
odysseus, and tragic irony Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 413
oedipus, and polybus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 413
oedipus the king (sophocles), and tragic irony Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 413
orestes, and clytemnestra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 413
orestes, and electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351
orestes Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 250, 417
patroclus Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 250
philoctetes, and tragic irony Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 413
philoctetes (sophocles), and tragic discovery Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 413
polybus, death of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 413
polyneices Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 417
pylades Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 417
repetition, of characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351
ritual propriety Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 417
sisters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351
spectators, and tragic irony Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 413
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/teiresias' Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 417
women, young Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 351