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Tiresias: The Ancient Mediterranean Religions Source Database



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Sophocles, Electra, 770-771


nanThere is a terrible power in motherhood; a mother may be wronged, but she can feel no hate for those whom she bore. Paedagogu


nanThere is a terrible power in motherhood; a mother may be wronged, but she can feel no hate for those whom she bore. Paedagogu


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

5 results
1. Euripides, Archelaus (Fragmenta Papyracea), 360, 358 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

2. Euripides, Phoenician Women, 356, 355 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

355. Their offspring are a wonderful thing to women; all of them have some love for their children. Polyneice
3. Sophocles, Ajax, 186 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

4. Sophocles, Electra, 342-344, 349-350, 365-368, 39-41, 417-419, 42, 420-423, 43, 432-434, 438-439, 44, 440-449, 45, 450-459, 46, 460-463, 47, 472-479, 48, 480-489, 49, 490-499, 50, 500-507, 51, 513-515, 52, 528-529, 53, 530-539, 54, 540-548, 55, 552-557, 56, 562, 57, 575, 58, 597-598, 608-609, 626-627, 634-661, 674, 680-765, 771, 773-776, 783-796, 817-822, 881-882, 885-919, 341 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

5. 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
aeschylus Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 554
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
aristotle Cairns et al, Emotions through Time: From Antiquity to Byzantium 410
athena, and tragic irony Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 413
athena Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 554
audience, theatre Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 554
breastfeeding Cairns et al, Emotions through Time: From Antiquity to Byzantium 409
childbirth Cairns et al, Emotions through Time: From Antiquity to Byzantium 409, 410
clytaemestra Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 554
deception, and tragic irony Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 413
electra Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 496
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
episodes, of electra (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 496
eumenides Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 554
euripides Cairns et al, Emotions through Time: From Antiquity to Byzantium 409, 410
funerary art, mothers Cairns et al, Emotions through Time: From Antiquity to Byzantium 410
gestures, in art Cairns et al, Emotions through Time: From Antiquity to Byzantium 409, 410
irony, tragic Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 413
knowledge, of the spectators Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 413
matricide Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 554
morality, and neoptolemus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 413
mothers, emotions Cairns et al, Emotions through Time: From Antiquity to Byzantium 409, 410
mothers, ēthos Cairns et al, Emotions through Time: From Antiquity to Byzantium 410
neoptolemus, and tragic irony Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 413
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
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
physiognomy Cairns et al, Emotions through Time: From Antiquity to Byzantium 409
polybus, death of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 413
posture' Cairns et al, Emotions through Time: From Antiquity to Byzantium 409
sophokles Cairns et al, Emotions through Time: From Antiquity to Byzantium 409, 410
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
structure, of electra (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 496