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T. Maccius Plautus, Menaechmi, or The Twin Brothers (ed. Henry Thomas Riley), act 5, scene 1 (search)
ak to me? MENAECHMUS SOSICLES Pray, what wrong have I committed, that I shouldn't dare to speak to you? THE WIFE OF MENAECHMUS of Epidamnus. Do you ask me? O dear, the impudent audacity of the fellow! MENAECHMUS SOSICLES Don't you know, madam, for what reason the Greeks used to say that Hecuba was a bitchHecuba was a bitch: Hecuba was the daughter of Cisseus or of Dymas, and the wife of Priam, King of Troy. In the distribution of the spoil, after the siege of Troy, she fell to the share of Ulysses, and became his slave, but lied soon after in Thrace. Servius alleges, with Plautus, that the Greeks circulated the story of her transformation into a bitch, because she was perpetually railing at them to provoke them to put her to death, rather than condemn her to the life of a slave. According to Strabo and Pomponius Mela, in their time the place of her burial was still to be seen in Thrace. It was called ku/nos shma/, "the Tomb of the bitch." Euripides, in his "Hecuba," has not followed