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Herodotus, The Histories (ed. A. D. Godley) 464 0 Browse Search
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Thucydides, The Peloponnesian War 174 0 Browse Search
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Xenophon, Anabasis (ed. Carleton L. Brownson) 106 0 Browse Search
Euripides, Iphigenia in Aulis (ed. E. P. Coleridge) 74 0 Browse Search
Apollodorus, Library and Epitome (ed. Sir James George Frazer) 64 0 Browse Search
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Sophocles, Trachiniae (ed. Sir Richard Jebb), line 1112 (search)
Chorus Ah, unhappy Greece, what mourning do I foresee for her, if she is cheated of this man! Hyllus Father, since your pause permits an answer,hear me, diseased though you are; I will ask you for no more than is my due. Give yourself to me in a mood not as harsh as that to which your heart is now stung. Otherwise you cannot learn in what circumstances you wrongly wish to triumph and wrongly show resentment. Heracles Stop when you have said what it is you desire. In this pain of mine I understand none of your many riddles. Hyllus I come to tell you of my mother—her present circumstances and how she erred unknowingly. Heracles You corrupt thing! Have you indeed mentioned her name again,the name, “Mother, Murderess of Father,” in my hearing? Hyllus Yes, for her condition is such that my silence shames me. Heracles No, it does not shame you, when you consider her past crimes. Hyllus You will not say so, at least in view of her deeds today. Heracles Speak—but take care that
Sophocles, Trachiniae (ed. Sir Richard Jebb), line 1044 (search)
Eurystheus was as harshas this thing which the daughter of Oeneus, fair and false, has fastened upon my back, this woven net of the Erinyes in which I perish! Plastered to my sides, it has eaten away my inmost flesh and sucks the channels of my lungs,making my body its home. Already it has drunk away my fresh lifeblood, and my whole body is wasted, conquered by these indescribable bonds. Not spearmen on the battlefield, nor the Giants' earth-born army, nor the might of savage beasts,not Hellas, nor the land of the barbarian, nor any land which I came to purify has ever done this to me. No, a woman, a weak woman, born not to the strength of man, all alone has brought me down without a stroke of the sword! Son, show yourself my trueborn son,and do not honor your mother's name above your father's. Bring out the woman that bore you, and give her with your own hands into my hand, that I may know for certain which sight grieves you more—my tortured frame, or hers, when she suffers he