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Tiresias: The Ancient Mediterranean Religions Source Database



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Sophocles, Oedipus The King, 709


nanThen absolve yourself of the things about which you are speaking. Listen to me, and take comfort in learning that nothing of mortal birth shares in the science of the seer.


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

7 results
1. Homer, Iliad, 1.68-1.69, 1.106, 1.122 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

1.68. /in hope that he may accept the savour of lambs and unblemished goats, and be willing to ward off the pestilence from us. 1.69. /in hope that he may accept the savour of lambs and unblemished goats, and be willing to ward off the pestilence from us. When he had thus spoken he sat down, and among them arose Calchas son of Thestor, far the best of bird-diviners, who knew the things that were, and that were to be, and that had been before 1.106. / Prophet of evil, never yet have you spoken to me a pleasant thing; ever is evil dear to your heart to prophesy, but a word of good you have never yet spoken, nor brought to pass. And now among the Danaans you claim in prophecy that for this reason the god who strikes from afar brings woes upon them 1.122. /In answer to him spoke swift-footed brilliant Achilles:Most glorious son of Atreus, most covetous of all, how shall the great-hearted Achaeans give you a prize? We know nothing of a hoard of wealth in common store, but whatever we took by pillage from the cities has been apportioned
2. Euripides, Bacchae, 22 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

22. τελετάς, ἵνʼ εἴην ἐμφανὴς δαίμων βροτοῖς.
3. Sophocles, Antigone, 1001-1090, 988-1000 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

4. Sophocles, Electra, 656-659, 655 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

5. Sophocles, Oedipus The King, 119, 316-317, 320-321, 324-403, 405, 408-425, 429-444, 448-708, 710-862, 946, 964-966, 118 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

6. Sophocles, Philoctetes, 629-637, 628 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

7. Seneca The Younger, Oedipus, 697-708, 811, 819-821, 825-830, 838-881, 286 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
aeschylus, different from sophocles Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 153
ajax (sophocles), seer in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 376
antigone (sophocles), a seer in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 376
antigone (sophocles), episodes in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 264
apollo, in electra Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 153
arrival, first Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 264
burkert, w. Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 153
calchas, as the voice of the gods Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 376
creon (jason myth) Harrison, Brill's Companion to Roman Tragedy (2015) 279
cue Harrison, Brill's Companion to Roman Tragedy (2015) 279
daimon Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 153
death Harrison, Brill's Companion to Roman Tragedy (2015) 279
dialogue Harrison, Brill's Companion to Roman Tragedy (2015) 279
electra, clytemnestra's prayer to apollo" Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 153
electra (sophocles), episodes in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 264
entrances Harrison, Brill's Companion to Roman Tragedy (2015) 279
episodes, of oedipus the king (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 509, 510
episodes Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 264
euripides, different from sophocles Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 153
fear, of oedipus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 510
gods, and humans Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 376
gods, named and unnamed Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 153
humans, and the gods Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 376
information, from the outside Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 264
interpreters, of the gods Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 376
jocasta Harrison, Brill's Companion to Roman Tragedy (2015) 279
jocasta (epicaste), and tiresias Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 376
laius Harrison, Brill's Companion to Roman Tragedy (2015) 279
murder Harrison, Brill's Companion to Roman Tragedy (2015) 279
names, gods named and unnamed Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 153
oedipus, and tiresias Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 376
oedipus Harrison, Brill's Companion to Roman Tragedy (2015) 279; Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 509, 510
oedipus at colonus (sophocles), episodes in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 264
oedipus the king (sophocles), episodes in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 264
oedipus the king (sophocles), seer in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 376
oedipus the king (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 509, 510
oracle, challenges to Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 376
past, the, and oedipus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 509, 510
philoctetes (sophocles), episodes in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 264
philosophy Harrison, Brill's Companion to Roman Tragedy (2015) 279
philter, from deianira Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 264
plot Harrison, Brill's Companion to Roman Tragedy (2015) 279
power' Harrison, Brill's Companion to Roman Tragedy (2015) 279
seers, challenges to Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 376
sequence, mythic Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 510
stasima, of oedipus the king (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 509, 510
stoic Harrison, Brill's Companion to Roman Tragedy (2015) 279
structure, of oedipus the king (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 509, 510
tiresias, challenges to Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 376
wisdom, of deianira Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 264
women of trachis, the (sophocles), episodes in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 264
zeus Budelmann, The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication, and Involvement (1999) 153