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Tiresias: The Ancient Mediterranean Religions Source Database



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Sophocles, Philoctetes, 1438


nanfor you have not the might to subdue the Trojan realm without him, nor he without you. Rather, like twin lions with the same quarry, each of you must guard the other’s life. For the healing of your sickness, I will send Asclepius to Troy , since it is doomed to fall a second time


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

11 results
1. Homer, Iliad, 2.731, 24.5 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

2.731. /and Oechalia, city of Oechalian Eurytus, these again were led by the two sons of Asclepius, the skilled leeches Podaleirius and Machaon. And with these were ranged thirty hollow ships. 24.5. /Then was the gathering broken up, and the folk scattered, each man to go to his own ship. The rest bethought them of supper and of sweet sleep, to take their fill thereof; but Achilles wept, ever remembering his dear comrade, neither might sleep 24.5. /that mastereth all, lay hold of him, but he turned him ever to this side or to that, yearning for the man-hood and valorous might of Patroclus, thinking on all he had wrought with him and all the woes he had borne, passing though wars of men and the grievous waves. Thinking thereon he would shed big tears
2. Homer, Odyssey, 9.373 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

3. Euripides, Andromache, 53, 1108 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1108. πατρός ποτ' αὐτὸν αἵματος δοῦναι δίκην.
4. Euripides, Bacchae, 193 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

193. γέρων γέροντα παιδαγωγήσω σʼ ἐγώ. Τειρεσίας 193. I, an old man, will lead you, an old man, like a pupil. Teiresia
5. Euripides, Helen, 1643-1687, 1642 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1642. ἐπίσχες ὀργὰς αἷσιν οὐκ ὀρθῶς φέρῃ 1642. Restrain the anger that is wrongly carrying you away, Theoklymenos, king of this land. We, the twin sons of Zeus, are calling you; Leda once gave birth to us
6. Euripides, Hippolytus, 1391, 1029 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

7. Euripides, Orestes, 193 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

8. Sophocles, Ajax, 14 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

9. Sophocles, Antigone, 606-608, 605 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

10. Sophocles, Philoctetes, 1016-1037, 1049, 1054-1062, 108, 1116-1117, 1140-1145, 1155-1157, 1165-1167, 1181-1182, 120, 1222-1437, 1439-1451, 1455, 1464-1468, 191-200, 257, 343-347, 356-358, 381, 610-613, 697-699, 779-781, 85-89, 896-899, 90, 900-909, 91, 910-919, 92, 920-926, 93, 930-932, 94, 942, 946-947, 95, 952-958, 100 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

11. Epigraphy, Ig Iv ,1, 121



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ajax, and athena Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 366
ajax Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 152
ajax (sophocles), athena in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 366
altar, of zeus Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 366
andromache Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 608
anger, of philoctetes Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 533
apollo Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 67
asclepiades Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 75
asclepius, oaths invoking Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 375
asclepius Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 67
athena, as the voice of the gods Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 366
athena Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 92
coronis Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 67
deception, and tragedy Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 192
delphi Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 67
diomedes Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 97
dioscuri Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 92
egypt Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 92
epidaurus Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 67; Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 375
episodes, of philoctetes (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 533
euripides, and artemis Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 366
exodos, of philoctetes (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 533, 534
fate Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 92
flute (aulos) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 534
fragments, of sophocles works Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 608
gender and oaths Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 375
gods, and humans Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 366
helen Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 92
helenus, and philoctetes Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 75
helenus Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 92
heracles, and philoctetes Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 75
heracles, as a god Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 366
heracles Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 67; Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 92
hero Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 92
hippocrates, ancient biographies of Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 67
hippocrates, belonging to asclepiads Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 67
hippolytus (euripides), artemis in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 366
humans, and the gods Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 366
hygieia (health), oaths invoking Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 375
hyllus, oath with, oaths sworn by Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 97
impasse, dramatic Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 92
lichas (trachiniae) Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 97
little iliad, and philoctetes Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 608
little iliad Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 67
machaon Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 67; Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 75
magnesia (platonic) Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 375
mechane/mechanè Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 534
menelaus Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 92
morality, in ajax (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 366
neoptolemus, and andromache Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 608
neoptolemus, and philoctetes Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 366
neoptolemus Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 192; Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 92
noble lie, in philoctetes Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 192
noble lie Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 192
odysseus, his character in philoctetes Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 192
odysseus, in sophocles Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 192
odysseus Markantonatos, Brill's Companion to Sophocles (2012) 152
oracle Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 67
paean, to asclepius Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 75
panacea, oaths invoking Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 375
peleus Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 92
peleus (sophocles), and the women of phthia Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 608
philoctetes, and heracles Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 366
philoctetes Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 192; Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 67; Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 533, 534; Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 92
philoctetes (sophocles), heracles in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 366
philoctetes (sophocles), on asclepius Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 75
philoctetes (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 533, 534
philoktetes ho en troia, philoctetes at troy (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 608
phtiotides (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 608
plays, lost Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 608
pledges and oaths, in sophocles Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 97
plot Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 92
podalire Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 75
proclus, and philoctetes Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 608
prophecy, foretelling the future Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 92
religion, and sophocles Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 75
sophocles, lost plays and fragments of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 608
sophocles, works, philoctetes Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 192; Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 67
sophocles Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 192
sparta Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 92
stasima, of philoctetes (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 533
structure, of philoctetes (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 533, 534
theoclymenus Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 92
thessalus Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 67
tragedy, and deception Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 192
tragedy, and medicine' Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 67
tragedy, and noble lie Hesk, Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (2000) 192
trikka Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 67
troy, and philoctetes Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 75, 366
troy Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen (2012) 67; Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 92
voice, of the gods Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 366
warning, divine Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 366
women of phthia, the (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 608
zeus, and heracles Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 366