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Sophocles, Women Of Trachis, 808-809


nanwhile he moaned in his convulsions. And you shall soon see him, either alive or freshly dead. Such, Mother, are the designs and deeds against my father of which you have been found guilty. May Punishing Justice and the Erinys punish you for them! Yes, if it be right, that is my prayer.


nanwhile he moaned in his convulsions. And you shall soon see him, either alive or freshly dead. Such, Mother, are the designs and deeds against my father of which you have been found guilty. May Punishing Justice and the Erinys punish you for them! Yes, if it be right, that is my prayer.


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

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1. Hesiod, Works And Days, 803-804, 802 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

802. And prayed and washed your hands in it. If you
2. Hesiod, Theogony, 227-232, 793-806, 226 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

226. From the beginning and this share she gained
3. Homer, Iliad, 9.568-9.572, 15.36-15.46 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

9.568. /By her side lay Meleager nursing his bitter anger, wroth because of his mother's curses; for she prayed instantly to the gods, being grieved for her brother's slaying; and furthermore instantly beat with her hands upon the all-nurturing earth, calling upon Hades and dread Persephone 9.569. /By her side lay Meleager nursing his bitter anger, wroth because of his mother's curses; for she prayed instantly to the gods, being grieved for her brother's slaying; and furthermore instantly beat with her hands upon the all-nurturing earth, calling upon Hades and dread Persephone 9.570. /the while she knelt and made the folds of her bosom wet with tears, that they should bring death upon her son; and the Erinys that walketh in darkness heard her from Erebus, even she of the ungentle heart. Now anon was the din of the foemen risen about their gates, and the noise of the battering of walls, and to Meleager the elders 9.571. /the while she knelt and made the folds of her bosom wet with tears, that they should bring death upon her son; and the Erinys that walketh in darkness heard her from Erebus, even she of the ungentle heart. Now anon was the din of the foemen risen about their gates, and the noise of the battering of walls, and to Meleager the elders 9.572. /the while she knelt and made the folds of her bosom wet with tears, that they should bring death upon her son; and the Erinys that walketh in darkness heard her from Erebus, even she of the ungentle heart. Now anon was the din of the foemen risen about their gates, and the noise of the battering of walls, and to Meleager the elders 15.36. /and she spake and addressed him with winged words:Hereto now be Earth my witness and the broad Heaven above, and the down-flowing water of Styx, which is the greatest and most dread oath for the blessed gods, and thine own sacred head, and the couch of us twain, couch of our wedded love 15.37. /and she spake and addressed him with winged words:Hereto now be Earth my witness and the broad Heaven above, and the down-flowing water of Styx, which is the greatest and most dread oath for the blessed gods, and thine own sacred head, and the couch of us twain, couch of our wedded love 15.38. /and she spake and addressed him with winged words:Hereto now be Earth my witness and the broad Heaven above, and the down-flowing water of Styx, which is the greatest and most dread oath for the blessed gods, and thine own sacred head, and the couch of us twain, couch of our wedded love 15.39. /and she spake and addressed him with winged words:Hereto now be Earth my witness and the broad Heaven above, and the down-flowing water of Styx, which is the greatest and most dread oath for the blessed gods, and thine own sacred head, and the couch of us twain, couch of our wedded love 15.40. /whereby I verily would never forswear myself —not by my will doth Poseidon, the Shaker of Earth, work harm to the Trojans and Hector, and give succour to their foes. Nay, I ween, it is his own soul that urgeth and biddeth him on, and he hath seen the Achaeans sore-bested by their ships and taken pity upon them. 15.41. /whereby I verily would never forswear myself —not by my will doth Poseidon, the Shaker of Earth, work harm to the Trojans and Hector, and give succour to their foes. Nay, I ween, it is his own soul that urgeth and biddeth him on, and he hath seen the Achaeans sore-bested by their ships and taken pity upon them. 15.42. /whereby I verily would never forswear myself —not by my will doth Poseidon, the Shaker of Earth, work harm to the Trojans and Hector, and give succour to their foes. Nay, I ween, it is his own soul that urgeth and biddeth him on, and he hath seen the Achaeans sore-bested by their ships and taken pity upon them. 15.43. /whereby I verily would never forswear myself —not by my will doth Poseidon, the Shaker of Earth, work harm to the Trojans and Hector, and give succour to their foes. Nay, I ween, it is his own soul that urgeth and biddeth him on, and he hath seen the Achaeans sore-bested by their ships and taken pity upon them. 15.44. /whereby I verily would never forswear myself —not by my will doth Poseidon, the Shaker of Earth, work harm to the Trojans and Hector, and give succour to their foes. Nay, I ween, it is his own soul that urgeth and biddeth him on, and he hath seen the Achaeans sore-bested by their ships and taken pity upon them. 15.45. /But I tell thee, I would counsel even him to walk in that way, wherein thou, O lord of the dark cloud, mayest lead him. So spake she, and the father of men and gods smiled, and made answer, and spake to her with winged words:If in good sooth, O ox-eyed, queenly Hera 15.46. /But I tell thee, I would counsel even him to walk in that way, wherein thou, O lord of the dark cloud, mayest lead him. So spake she, and the father of men and gods smiled, and made answer, and spake to her with winged words:If in good sooth, O ox-eyed, queenly Hera
4. Aeschylus, Eumenides, 768-774, 767 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

767. αὐτοὶ γὰρ ἡμεῖς ὄντες ἐν τάφοις τότε
5. Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 720-725, 574 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

574. Ἐρινύος κλητῆρα, πρόσπολον φόνου
6. Euripides, Hippolytus, 1026-1031, 1025 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1025. Now by Zeus, the god of oaths, and by the earth, whereon we stand, I swear to thee I never did lay hand upon thy wife nor would have wished to, or have harboured such a thought Slay me, ye gods! rob me of name and honour, from home and city cast me forth, a wandering exile o’er the earth!
7. Euripides, Iphigenia Among The Taurians, 535, 750-752, 778, 934-935, 961-980, 1439 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

8. Euripides, Medea, 113-114, 1329, 1389-1390, 163-165, 625-626, 764-767, 803-806, 112 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

9. Euripides, Orestes, 238, 255-275, 582-584, 237 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

237. Hear me now, my brother, while the Furies permit you to use your senses. Oreste
10. Sophocles, Ajax, 1390-1392, 835-844, 1389 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

11. Sophocles, Electra, 111-116, 276, 431-437, 472-477, 489-501, 110 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

12. Sophocles, Oedipus At Colonus, 1299, 1434, 1298 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

13. Sophocles, Women of Trachis, 1040, 1185, 1189, 1193-1202, 1220-1229, 1239-1240, 1248-1251, 383-384, 646, 657, 685-686, 701-704, 714-718, 750-782, 786-787, 794, 807, 809-813, 818-820, 1039 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1039. Heal this pain with which your godless mother has enraged me! So may I see her fall to ruin, exactly, just exactly, as she has destroyed me!
14. Aeschines, Letters, 1.88 (4th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

15. Epigraphy, Rhodes & Osborne Ghi, 88.11-88.16



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
action, and the characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 318
aegeus and medea Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 25
aegisthus Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 9
aeschylus, and dreams Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 391
ajax (sophocles), characters in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 318
ajax (sophocles), justice and the erinyes in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 391
antigone (sophocles), virtual characters in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 318
anxiety, and dreams Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 391
arai (curses) Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 27
areopagus council, ephebic oath Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 27
birth, common Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 318
birth, noble Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 318
calchas, as a virtual character Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 318
characters, virtual Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 318
characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 318
chorus, oaths sworn by Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 25
clytaemestra Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 9
clytemnestra (sophocles), dream of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 391
contract, curse' Fletcher, Performing Oaths in Classical Greek Drama (2012) 85
cypris, and deianira Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 542
dead, the, as virtual characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 318
deianeira Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 9, 25
deianira, and messengers Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 318
earth, touching during oaths Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 9
electra Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 9
electra (sophocles), characters in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 318
electra (sophocles), dream in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 391
electra (sophocles), justice and the erinyes in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 391
ephebic oath Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 27
episodes, of the women of trachis (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 542
erinyes Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 391; Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 27
euripides, works of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 764
false oaths Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 9
fear, and dreams Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 391
glauce (medea) Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 25
gods, and humans Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 391
great oath of the gods (megas, horkos) Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 9
helenus, as a virtual character Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 318
heracles, in ephebic oath Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 27
horkos, gods) Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 9
humans, and the gods Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 391
hyllus, as a messenger Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 318
hyllus, oath with, oaths invoking Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 27
hyllus Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 9, 25
iole (trachiniae) Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 25
iphigeneia Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 25, 27
jason (medea), curses by Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 25
justice (dikè), and vengeance Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 391
libation bearers, the (aeschylus), and frightening dreams Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 391
libation bearers, the (aeschylus), clytemnestras dream in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 391
lichas (trachiniae) Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 25
medea, and jasons perjury Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 25
medea, oath with aegeus Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 25
murders, and vengeance Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 391
odysseus, curses against Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 25
orestes Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 25, 27
parental cursing Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 9
philoctetes (sophocles), and virtual characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 318
philter, from deianira Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 318
polynices (oedipuss son), as a virtual character Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 318
presence, dramatic Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 318
pylades, action of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 318
revenge curses Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 9, 25, 27
seers, as virtual characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 318
silence, use of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 318
stasima, of the women of trachis (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 542
structure, of the women of trachis (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 542
styx, river Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 9
tecmessa, and messengers Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 318
tutor, and orestes Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 318
vengeance, and the gods Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 391
women of trachis, the (sophocles), justice and the erinyes in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 391
women of trachis, the (sophocles), messengers in Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 318
women of trachis, the (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 542