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Sophocles, Oedipus At Colonus, 1413-1446


nanbut give me burial and due funeral rites. So the praise which you now win from this man here for your labors will be increased by another praise no less, through your care for me. Antigone


nanPolyneices, I beseech you, hear me in one thing! Polyneice


nanWhat is it, dearest Antigone? Speak! Antigone


nanTurn your force back to Argos as quickly as may be, and do not destroy both yourself and your city. Polyneice


nanTurn your force back to Argos as quickly as may be, and do not destroy both yourself and your city. Polyneice


nanNo, it is not possible. For how could I lead the same force again, when once I had shrunk back? Antigone


nanNo, it is not possible. For how could I lead the same force again, when once I had shrunk back? Antigone


nanBut why, my brother, must your anger rise again? What profit will come to you from destroying your native land? Polyneice


nanBut why, my brother, must your anger rise again? What profit will come to you from destroying your native land? Polyneice


nanIt is shameful to be in exile, and to be mocked in this way by my brother, when I am eldest-born. Antigone


nanIt is shameful to be in exile, and to be mocked in this way by my brother, when I am eldest-born. Antigone


nanDo you see to what sure fulfillment the prophecies of this man are leading


nanwho declares mutual death for you two? Polyneice


nanYes, for he wishes it. But I must not yield. Antigone


nanAh, wretched me! But who will dare follow you, when he hears what prophecies this man has uttered? Polyneice


nanAh, wretched me! But who will dare follow you, when he hears what prophecies this man has uttered? Polyneice


nanI will not report ill-tidings; a good leader should tell the better news, and not the worse. Antigone


nanI will not report ill-tidings; a good leader should tell the better news, and not the worse. Antigone


nanIs this then your fixed decision, my brother? Polyneice


nanYes, and do not detain me. This path now will be my destiny, ill-fated and evil, because of my father here and his Furies. But as for you two


nanYes, and do not detain me. This path now will be my destiny, ill-fated and evil, because of my father here and his Furies. But as for you two


nanYes, and do not detain me. This path now will be my destiny, ill-fated and evil, because of my father here and his Furies. But as for you two


nanmay Zeus grant you good things, if you bring these things to completion for me when I am dead, since in life you will see me no more.


nanmay Zeus grant you good things, if you bring these things to completion for me when I am dead, since in life you will see me no more.


nanNow release me, and farewell; for nevermore will you behold me living. Antigone


nanNow release me, and farewell; for nevermore will you behold me living. Antigone


nanNow release me, and farewell; for nevermore will you behold me living. Antigone


nanto a death foreseen? Polyneice


nanto a death foreseen? Polyneice


nanto a death foreseen? Polyneice


nanto a death foreseen? Polyneice


nanto a death foreseen? Polyneice


nanI pray to the gods that you may never meet with evil; for in all men’s eyes you do not deserve to suffer. Polyneices exits. Choru


nanI pray to the gods that you may never meet with evil; for in all men’s eyes you do not deserve to suffer. Polyneices exits. Choru


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

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1. Sophocles, Ajax, 245-256, 298-299, 349-350, 364-367, 387-391, 412-413, 443, 457-466, 479-480, 492-493, 522, 542-543, 560-573, 594-595, 646-647, 658-665, 672-673, 677, 679-683, 201 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

2. Sophocles, Oedipus At Colonus, 1001-1043, 1156-1181, 1199, 1249, 1254-1396, 1414-1446, 1514-1515, 1518-1555, 1612, 720-1000 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

3. Sophocles, Oedipus The King, 83, 82 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

4. Sophocles, Women of Trachis, 178 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

178. Hush—no more ill-omened words! I see a man approaching who is crowned with garlands as if for joyous news. Enter the Messenger. Messenger:
5. Aristotle, Poetics, 18 (4th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
age, old Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 524
aristotle, on tragedy Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 715
arrival, of creon Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 715
arrival, of the chorus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 715
chorus, the, arrival of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 715
complication, and denouement Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 715
creon, arrival of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 715
denouement, and complication Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 715
easterling, p.e. Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 184
episodes, length of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 715
episodes, of oedipus at colonus (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 524
episodes Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 715
general parodos, and the choruss arrival Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 715
hermes Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 171
lamentation Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 171
messenger, tragic Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 171
oedipus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 524
oedipus at colonus (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 524
persephone Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 171
stasima, of oedipus at colonus (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 524
structure, of oedipus at colonus (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 524
tragedy Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 715
zeus' Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 171
zeus Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 184