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World English Bible (ed. Rainbow Missions, Inc., Rainbow Missions, Inc.; revision of the American Standard Version of 1901) 6 0 Browse Search
Polybius, Histories 6 0 Browse Search
Aeschylus, Libation Bearers (ed. Herbert Weir Smyth, Ph. D.) 2 0 Browse Search
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Aeschylus, Libation Bearers (ed. Herbert Weir Smyth, Ph. D.), line 423 (search)
Chorus On my breast I beatAt the time of Agamemnon's murder, when the women wailed with the extravagance of professional Asiatic mourners. Here they repeat those signs of mourning. an ArianAria was a district of Persia. For “Eranians” (Old-Persian ariya) the Greeks used *)/arioi; at least Herodotus says this was an ancient name of the Medes. dirge in just the same fashion as a CissianCissia formed part of Susiana. wailing woman. With clenched fists, raining blows thick and fast, my outstretched handscould be seen descending from above, from far above, now on this side, now on that, till my battered and wretched head resounded with the