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Pausanias, Description of Greece 334 0 Browse Search
Herodotus, The Histories (ed. A. D. Godley) 208 0 Browse Search
Apollodorus, Library and Epitome (ed. Sir James George Frazer) 84 0 Browse Search
Thucydides, The Peloponnesian War 34 0 Browse Search
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Aeschines, Speeches 24 0 Browse Search
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Euripides, Phoenissae (ed. E. P. Coleridge), line 1043 (search)
Chorus At last came Oedipus, the man of sorrow, sent from Delphi to this land of Thebes, a joy to us then, but afterwards a cause of grief; for, when he guessed the riddle triumphantly, he formed with his mother an unhallowed union, woe to him! polluting the city; and striking down his sons by his curses, he handed them over to loathsome strife, through blood, the wretched man. We admire him, we admire him, who has gone to his death in his country's cause, leaving tears to Creon, but bringing a crown of victory to our seven fenced towers. May we be mothers in this way, may we have such fair children, dear PalIas, you who with well-aimed stone spilled the serpent's blood, rousing Cadmus to brood upon the task, from which a demon's curse swooped upon this land and ravaged it.
Euripides, Phoenissae (ed. E. P. Coleridge), line 960 (search)
from this land, regardless of these prophets' reckless warnings; for he will tell all this to our rulers and generals [going to the seven gates and the captains]; now if we can forestall him, you are saved, but if you are too late, we are ruined and you will die. Menoeceus Where can I escape? To what city? To which of our guest-friends? Creon Where you will be furthest removed from this land. Menoeceus It is for you to name a place, for me to carry out your bidding. Creon After passing Delphi— Menoeceus Where must I go, father? Creon To Aetolia. Menoeceus And where must I go from there? Creon To the land of Thesprotia. Menoeceus To Dodona's holy threshold? Creon You understand. Menoeceus What protection will I find there? Creon The god will send you on your way. Menoeceus How shall I find the means? Creon I will supply you with money. Menoeceus A good plan of yours, father. Go now; for I will come to your sister, Jocasta, at whose breast I was suckled when bereft of m