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Sophocles, Oedipus At Colonus, 669-683


nanStranger, in this land of fine horses you have come to earth’s fairest home, the shining Colonus .


nanHere the nightingale, a constant guest, trills her clear note under the trees of green glades, dwelling amid the wine-dark ivy


nanHere the nightingale, a constant guest, trills her clear note under the trees of green glades, dwelling amid the wine-dark ivy


nanHere the nightingale, a constant guest, trills her clear note under the trees of green glades, dwelling amid the wine-dark ivy


nanHere the nightingale, a constant guest, trills her clear note under the trees of green glades, dwelling amid the wine-dark ivy


nanHere the nightingale, a constant guest, trills her clear note under the trees of green glades, dwelling amid the wine-dark ivy


nanand the god’s inviolate foliage, rich in berries and fruit, unvisited by sun, unvexed by the wind of any storm. Here the reveller Dionysus ever walks the ground


nanand the god’s inviolate foliage, rich in berries and fruit, unvisited by sun, unvexed by the wind of any storm. Here the reveller Dionysus ever walks the ground


nanand the god’s inviolate foliage, rich in berries and fruit, unvisited by sun, unvexed by the wind of any storm. Here the reveller Dionysus ever walks the ground


nanand the god’s inviolate foliage, rich in berries and fruit, unvisited by sun, unvexed by the wind of any storm. Here the reveller Dionysus ever walks the ground


nanand the god’s inviolate foliage, rich in berries and fruit, unvisited by sun, unvexed by the wind of any storm. Here the reveller Dionysus ever walks the ground


nancompanion of the nymphs that nursed him. Choru


nanAnd, fed on heavenly dew, the narcissus blooms day by day with its fair clusters; it is the ancient crown of the Great Goddesses.


nanAnd, fed on heavenly dew, the narcissus blooms day by day with its fair clusters; it is the ancient crown of the Great Goddesses.


nanAnd, fed on heavenly dew, the narcissus blooms day by day with its fair clusters; it is the ancient crown of the Great Goddesses.


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

14 results
1. Aristophanes, Clouds, 299-313, 298 (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

298. παρθένοι ὀμβροφόροι
2. Aristophanes, Frogs, 78 (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

78. οὐ πρίν γ' ἂν ̓Ιοφῶντ', ἀπολαβὼν αὐτὸν μόνον
3. Aristophanes, The Women Celebrating The Thesmophoria, 947-1000 (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

1000. εὐπέταλος ἕλικι θάλλει.
4. Euripides, Bacchae, 141 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

141. εὐοἷ.
5. Sophocles, Ajax, 696-701, 695 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

6. Sophocles, Antigone, 1129-1135, 1146-1152, 152-154, 957, 964-965, 1128 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

7. Sophocles, Oedipus At Colonus, 1001-1043, 1524-1525, 1533-1534, 487, 510-511, 521-548, 551-651, 654, 657-668, 670-1000 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

8. Sophocles, Oedipus The King, 210-215, 209 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

9. Sophocles, Philoctetes, 1327-1328, 192-194, 1326 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

10. Sophocles, Women of Trachis, 217-221, 216 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

216. and to the nymphs her neighbors! I am uplifted, I will not spurn the flute—O you master of my heart! Behold, his ivy stirs me! Euoe!
11. Demosthenes, Orations, 18.260 (4th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

12. Cicero, On Old Age, 22 (2nd cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

13. Apuleius, Apology, 37 (2nd cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

14. Orphic Hymns., Fragments, 564



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
acropolis, the Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 20
aeschylus, and sophocles Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 98
aeschylus Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 20
agis Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 98
alcibiades Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 98
amphiaraus (prophet) Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 445
antigone Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 169, 401
argos, argive Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289
athena, titles of hippia Parker, Polytheism and Society at Athens (2005) 389
athena Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 169, 401
athena and poseidon Parker, Polytheism and Society at Athens (2005) 389
athens, athenian Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 381
athens Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 401
attica, attic Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 381
audience, theatre Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 169
biographers (of sophocles) Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 20
choral performance Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 401
chorus χορός, choral Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 276, 289, 381
chryse Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 445
cold Gagne, Cosmography and the Idea of Hyperborea in Ancient Greece (2021), 272
colonus Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 276
colonus (kolonos hippeios), and oedipus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 98
comedy Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 381
creon Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 169
cry, ritual Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289
cult, cultic acts for specific cults, the corresponding god or place Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289
cyclades Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 20
dance, dancing, choral Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 381
dance, dancing, ecstatic, frenzied, maenadic, orgiastic Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289
dance, dancing Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 381
death, of euripides Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 98
death, of sophocles Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 98
decelea, fort of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 98
demeter Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 401
dionysos, dionysos baccheus Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 276
dionysos, dionysos bromios Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 381
dionysos, nurse of Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 276
dionysos, punishment Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 276
dionysos Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 276, 289, 381
ecstasy ἔκστασις, ecstatic Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289
education (and paideia) Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 21
eleusis, eleusinian Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 276, 381
enthusiasm ἐνθουσιασμός, enthusiastic Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289
episodes, of oedipus at colonus (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 522
eumenides Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 401
euripides, vs. sophocles Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 98
euripides Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 20
eurydice Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 401
evohé εὐαί, εὐαἵ, εὐοἷ Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289
exile Gagne, Cosmography and the Idea of Hyperborea in Ancient Greece (2021), 272
fairweather, j.a. Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 20
female Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 381
festival, festivity, festive Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 381
fleet, athenian Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 98
frenzy, frenzied Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 276, 289
great dionysia, city dionysia Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 381
gregorian calendar Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 20
hades Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 445
heracles Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289
hero, sophoclean Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 445
hero-cult Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 445
hero Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 381
iacchos ἴακχος Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 276
initiation, initiatory rites Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 381
iophon, as sophocles son Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 660
ismene Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 169, 401
italy, italic Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 276
ithyphallos, ithyphallic Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 381
ivy Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 276, 289
jacoby, f. Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 20
knossos Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289
lacedaemonians, vs. athens Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 98
lightning Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289
lycurgus Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 276
lysander, as navarch Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 98
maenads, maenadic, maenadism Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289
mania μανία, maniacal Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 381
mnesilochus Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 381
mountains Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 381
music, musical Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289
mystic, mystical Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 381
myth, mythical Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 276, 289, 381
nysa, nyseion Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289
oedipus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 522
oedipus at colonus (sophocles), and boeotians Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 98
oedipus at colonus (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 522
olbia/pontic olbia, olbian Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289
orgiastic Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289
pan Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289
parian marble (marmor parium) Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 20
paros Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 20
performance Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 381
perinthus Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289
persephone Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 401
persians, the Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 20
philocleon Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 381
philoctetes Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 445
phrygia, phrygian Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289
pipe Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289
polyneices Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 169
polytheism structuralist approach Parker, Polytheism and Society at Athens (2005) 389
poseidon, titles and cult places hippios Parker, Polytheism and Society at Athens (2005) 389
poseidon Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 20, 169, 401, 445
possession, possessed Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289
procession Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 381
punishment Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 276
rite, ritual Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289
saboi σάβοι Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289
samos Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 98
satyr drama, satyr-play Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 381
satyrs Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289
socrates Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 20
sons, of sophocles Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 660
sophocles, son of iophon Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 660
soul Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289
stasima, of oedipus at colonus (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 522
structuralism Parker, Polytheism and Society at Athens (2005) 389
structure, of oedipus at colonus (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 522
theater, theatrical Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 381
thebes, theban Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289
thesmophoria Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 381
thiasos θίασος Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 276, 381
thucydides Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 21
torch, torchlight Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289
trachis Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289
tragedy, tragic Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289, 381
trance Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289
trial, of sophocles Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 660
wine Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 276
woman Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289, 381
worship Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 276
worshippers' Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 276
zeus Bernabe et al., Redefining Dionysos (2013) 289; Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 401