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Sophocles, Women Of Trachis, 818-820


nanLet her leave. May a fair wind speed her far from my sight! Why should she falsely keep the dignity of the name “Mother,” when she is all unlike a mother in her deeds? No, let her go—farewell to her. May such delight as


nanLet her leave. May a fair wind speed her far from my sight! Why should she falsely keep the dignity of the name “Mother,” when she is all unlike a mother in her deeds? No, let her go—farewell to her. May such delight as


nanhe gives my father become her own!Exit Deianeira into the house, followed at a distance by Hyllus. Chorus:


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

5 results
1. 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!
2. Euripides, Iphigenia Among The Taurians, 750-752, 535 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

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

4. Sophocles, Oedipus The King, 716, 862, 700 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

5. Sophocles, Women of Trachis, 1040, 1189, 1193-1201, 1220-1229, 383-384, 646, 657, 685-686, 701-704, 714-718, 750-782, 794, 807-813, 819-820, 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!


Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
aegeus and medea Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 25
characters Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 340
chorus, oaths sworn by Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 25
cypris, and deianira Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 542
deianeira Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 25
deianira, and silence Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 340
episodes, of the women of trachis (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 542
euripides, works of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 764
eurydice, and silence Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 340
glauce (medea) Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 25
heracles, and deianira Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 340
hyllus, and women Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 340
hyllus Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 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
jason (medea), curses by Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 25
jocasta (epicaste), and silence Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 340
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
odysseus, curses against Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 25
oedipus, and women Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 340
orestes Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 25
revenge curses' Sommerstein and Torrance, Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (2014) 25
silence, and suicide Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 340
silence, of deianira Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 340
silence, of jocasta Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 340
silence, of women Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 340
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
suicide, and silence Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 340
suicide, of women Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 340
women, silence of Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 340
women of trachis, the (sophocles), and women Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 340
women of trachis, the (sophocles) Jouanna, Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context (2018) 542