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Sophocles, Oedipus The King, 1287-1289


nanHe cries for some one to unbar the gates and show to all the Cadmeans his father’s slayer, his mother’s—the words must not pass my lips—


nanHe cries for some one to unbar the gates and show to all the Cadmeans his father’s slayer, his mother’s—the words must not pass my lips—


nanHe cries for some one to unbar the gates and show to all the Cadmeans his father’s slayer, his mother’s—the words must not pass my lips—


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1. Euripides, Hippolytus, 1158-1159, 1165, 1169-1170, 1173-1254, 1157 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1157. Theseus, I am the bearer of troublous tidings to thee and all citizens who dwell in Athens or the bounds of Troezen. Theseu
2. Sophocles, Antigone, 116-154, 988, 115 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

3. Sophocles, Oedipus The King, 100-101, 1012-1013, 1016-1019, 102, 1020, 103, 1032, 1036, 104-106, 1068, 107, 1071-1072, 110-111, 1129-1131, 1133-1139, 114-115, 1169-1170, 1177-1181, 1184-1185, 1193-1195, 1207-1210, 1213, 1223-1286, 1288-1296, 1298, 1306, 1329, 1340-1341, 1345-1348, 1360-1385, 1388, 139, 1391-1399, 14, 140, 1400-1402, 1409, 141, 1410-1415, 142, 1426-1427, 143-144, 1449, 145, 1450-1454, 146-147, 1473-1479, 148, 1480-1489, 149, 1490-1499, 15, 150, 1500-1509, 151, 1510-1514, 1518-1519, 152-159, 16, 160-169, 17, 170-179, 18, 180-199, 2, 200-215, 288-289, 298-304, 307, 312-313, 316-317, 320-321, 324-402, 444, 463-530, 532-630, 85, 863-869, 87, 870-879, 88, 880-909, 91, 910-919, 92, 920-923, 928, 95, 953, 96, 964-969, 97, 970-972, 976, 98-99, 1 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

4. Sophocles, Women of Trachis, 538, 552-553, 555-581, 584-587, 623, 629-630, 537 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

537. and partly to grieve over my sufferings in your company. I have received a maiden—or, I believe, no longer a maiden, but an experienced woman—into my home, just as a mariner takes on cargo, a merchandise to wreck my peace of mind. And now we are two, a pair waiting under
5. Demosthenes, Orations, 18.3 (4th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

6. Vergil, Aeneis, 2.1-2.12 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

2.1. A general silence fell; and all gave ear 2.2. while, from his lofty station at the feast 2.3. Father Aeneas with these words began :— 2.4. A grief unspeakable thy gracious word 2.5. o sovereign lady, bids my heart live o'er: 2.6. how Asia 's glory and afflicted throne 2.7. the Greek flung down; which woeful scene I saw 2.8. and bore great part in each event I tell. 2.9. But O! in telling, what Dolopian churl 2.10. or Myrmidon, or gory follower 2.11. of grim Ulysses could the tears restrain? 2.12. 'T is evening; lo! the dews of night begin
7. Seneca The Younger, Hercules Oetaeus, 486-538, 567-582, 485 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

8. Seneca The Younger, Oedipus, 216, 233-238, 286, 418, 509, 697-708, 838-881, 915-979, 212 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)



Subjects of this text:

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actors Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 506
aeneas de Bakker, van den Berg, and Klooster, Emotions and Narrative in Ancient Literature and Beyond (2022) 541, 542
antigone (sophocles), and oedipus the king (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 506
antigone (sophocles), and seneca Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 763
apodosis, gesture for Boeghold, When a Gesture Was Expected: A Selection of Examples from Archaic and Classical Greek Literature (2022) 39
aposiopesis, in homer Boeghold, When a Gesture Was Expected: A Selection of Examples from Archaic and Classical Greek Literature (2022) 39
audience de Bakker, van den Berg, and Klooster, Emotions and Narrative in Ancient Literature and Beyond (2022) 541, 542
characters, of oedipus the king (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 506
cithaeron, and oedipus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 513
council, royal Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 506
cries, of characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 756
demosthenes, aposiopesis in Boeghold, When a Gesture Was Expected: A Selection of Examples from Archaic and Classical Greek Literature (2022) 39
eccyclema Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 230
ellipsis, in conditional sentences in ancient greek Boeghold, When a Gesture Was Expected: A Selection of Examples from Archaic and Classical Greek Literature (2022) 39
episodes, of oedipus the king (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 513
euripides de Bakker, van den Berg, and Klooster, Emotions and Narrative in Ancient Literature and Beyond (2022) 542
exodos, of oedipus the king (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 513
hamartanō Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 756
hand, gestures, in incomplete conditional' Boeghold, When a Gesture Was Expected: A Selection of Examples from Archaic and Classical Greek Literature (2022) 39
hercules on oeta (seneca) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 763
hippolytus de Bakker, van den Berg, and Klooster, Emotions and Narrative in Ancient Literature and Beyond (2022) 542
information, from the outside, by seneca Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 763
jocasta (epicaste), role of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 230
machines, use of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 230
messenger-speech de Bakker, van den Berg, and Klooster, Emotions and Narrative in Ancient Literature and Beyond (2022) 541, 542
messengers, use of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 230
odysseus de Bakker, van den Berg, and Klooster, Emotions and Narrative in Ancient Literature and Beyond (2022) 542
oedipus, role of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 230
oedipus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 506, 513; de Bakker, van den Berg, and Klooster, Emotions and Narrative in Ancient Literature and Beyond (2022) 542
oedipus the king (sophocles), and seneca Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 763
oedipus the king (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 506, 513
pain/suffering de Bakker, van den Berg, and Klooster, Emotions and Narrative in Ancient Literature and Beyond (2022) 541, 542
past, the, and oedipus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 513
pathos (πάθος) de Bakker, van den Berg, and Klooster, Emotions and Narrative in Ancient Literature and Beyond (2022) 542
philter, from deianira Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 763
setting, of oedipus the king (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 506
shock de Bakker, van den Berg, and Klooster, Emotions and Narrative in Ancient Literature and Beyond (2022) 542
silence, of jocasta Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 230
sophocles, aposiopesis in Boeghold, When a Gesture Was Expected: A Selection of Examples from Archaic and Classical Greek Literature (2022) 39
sophocles de Bakker, van den Berg, and Klooster, Emotions and Narrative in Ancient Literature and Beyond (2022) 542
space, and oedipus the king (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 506
stasima, of oedipus the king (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 513
structure, of oedipus the king (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 506, 513
suicide, and virtual space Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 230
suicide de Bakker, van den Berg, and Klooster, Emotions and Narrative in Ancient Literature and Beyond (2022) 541, 542
trauma de Bakker, van den Berg, and Klooster, Emotions and Narrative in Ancient Literature and Beyond (2022) 541, 542
troy, fall of de Bakker, van den Berg, and Klooster, Emotions and Narrative in Ancient Literature and Beyond (2022) 541, 542
troy de Bakker, van den Berg, and Klooster, Emotions and Narrative in Ancient Literature and Beyond (2022) 541, 542
virgil de Bakker, van den Berg, and Klooster, Emotions and Narrative in Ancient Literature and Beyond (2022) 541, 542
women of trachis, the (sophocles), and seneca Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 763