Oedipus Tyrannus, Electra, and Antigone of Sophocles. the Oxford Translation. Revised Edition, with Notes. with an Introduction by Edward Brooks, Jr

Oedipus Tyrannus, Electra, and Antigone of Sophocles. the Oxford Translation. Revised Edition, with Notes. with an Introduction by Edward Brooks, Jr

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...at what I have done; but if I seem to thee to judge amiss, do thou, preserving righteous judgment, reproach those near of kin.4 El. Thou wilt not now at least assert that I, having commenced with some offensive words, have (ben beard this from thee; but, wouldst thou permit me, 1 would rightly argue at once in behalf of the deceased and my sister. Cly. Nay, then, I do permit; but hadst thou always thus begun thine address to me, thou hadst not been offensive to listen to. El. Well, then, to thee I speak. Thou ownest thou killed my father. Than this, what confession could be yet more base, whether in fine with justice or without? But I will prove to thee that thou didst not slay him with justice at least; but persuasion from a villain, with whom thou now i Cf..fisch. Ag. 224: trXa &' oiv Suritp ytvtu9ai Snyarpdr.--B. 2 Herm. nv, apw rivor Jflv. nv. "In return for what, in favor to whom." Thus in the Nubes, ivrl before roJ is omitted, v. 22. 3 This, says thescholiast, though it militates against Homer's account, is in union with Hesiod's: "H Tkkto' 'Wppiiriv &ovpnttirt5 MtvtXau, 'O-nfir0r0v 6' Itekt NtfOffrparoi', Spov "Apilor. 4 I.e., thy father. companicst, allured thee to it. Najr, ask the huntress Diana, in revenge for what those many wmds detained them at Aulis; or I will tell thee, for from her it is not allowed thee to learn. My father once, as I hear, sporting in the groves of the goddess, roused on foot a dappled, antlered stag, in whose slaughter exulting, he chanced to utter some haughty won!.i And, thenceforth angered, the maiden daughter of Ijatona detained the Greeks, that my father, as satisfaction for the beast, should oiler up his daughter. Tims was her sacrifice; since no other release was there to the...show more

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  • English
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