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Herodotus, The Histories (ed. A. D. Godley) 274 0 Browse Search
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Xenophon, Cyropaedia (ed. Walter Miller) 22 0 Browse Search
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Xenophon, Minor Works (ed. E. C. Marchant, G. W. Bowersock, tr. Constitution of the Athenians.) 4 0 Browse Search
Aristophanes, Wasps (ed. Eugene O'Neill, Jr.) 4 0 Browse Search
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T. Maccius Plautus, Miles Gloriosus, or The Braggart Captain (ed. Henry Thomas Riley) 2 0 Browse Search
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Euripides, Bacchae (ed. T. A. Buckley), line 434 (search)
for women's purposes, for which reason you have come to Thebes. For your hair is long, not through wrestling, scattered over your cheeks, full of desire; and you have a white skin from careful preparation, hunting after Aphrodite by your beauty not exposed to strokes of the sun, but beneath the shade. First then tell me who your family is. Dionysus I can tell you this easily, without boasting. I suppose you are familiar with flowery Tmolus. Pentheus I know of it; it surrounds the city of Sardis. Dionysus I am from there, and Lydia is my fatherland. Pentheus Why do you bring these rites to Hellas? Dionysus Dionysus, the child of Zeus, sent me. Pentheus Is there a Zeus who breeds new gods there? Dionysus No, but the one who married Semele here. Pentheus Did he compel you at night, or in your sight? Dionysus Seeing me just as I saw him, he gave me sacred rites. Pentheus What appearance do your rites have? Dionysus They can not be told to mortals uninitiated in Bacchic revel