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INDEX

[Not including the Bibliography.]

Abdêra, 144

Achílles, 177 ff.

Acts, book of, 21

Actaéon, 66

Aéschylus, 11, 25, 58, 59, 67, 70, 121, 135, 182 ff., 186. 206, 234

Agamémnon, 153, 207
Chŏêphori, 153
Euménides, 183, 234
Lycurgeîa, 66, 182 f., 186
Pérsae, 43, 104
Promêtheus, 66, 206, 238
Seven, 43
Suppliants, 121

Agamémnon, 133, 175–179, 206

Ágathon, 170

Ágôn (Contest), 64

Aîtion (mythical cause), 66

Alcibîades ( in Greek), 110–114

Álcman, 106

Altar, in tragedy, 210 f.

Anaxágoras, 30, 51 f., 58, 116

Anaximánder, 63

Apóllo, 36, 121–126

Archelâüs (like "slay us"):

(1) philosopher, 56;
(2) King of Macedon, 169

Archer, W., 221

Architecture of plays, 209 ff., 215

Árete (virtue), 38, 41, 50

Argos, 112

Aristîdes, 43, 47, 49

Aristóphanes, 25, 30 f., 74

Acharnians, 26, 77
Birds, 143
Frogs, 25, 26, 114, 120, 172, 191, 192
Knights, 27, 46, 112
Women at the Thesmophória, 25, 27

Áristotle, 10, 20, 129, 244, 245

Athêna, 42, 131

Athens, after Persian War, 37 ff., 39–42, 45, 110; ideals of, 39–42, 109, 115; changes in, 107–115; and Euripides, 30–34, 89, 99, 119, 166 ff.; constitution of, 97 f.

Atmosphere of play, 210 f.

Augustine, 141


Biography, 21; of Euripides, 23

Blood-feud, 152, 153

Browning, R., 9


Cephîsophon, 29, 167

Chárites (Graces), 105

Chervil, 26

Chorus, 83, 228–242; in dialogue, 237 f.

Clarity in style, 13

Classicism, 199

Cleon, 58, 109 f., 118

Clytemnéstra, 152–157, 175–180, 206

Coleridge, 204

Comedy. See Aristophanes, New Comedy

Convention in art, 201 ff.; as opposed to nature, 53 f.

Conversion, 141

Cornford, F. M., 64, 232, 234


Dance, 62, 229 f.

Dêmokêdes, 49, 194 f.

Democracy, 38 ff., 116

Deus ex mâchinâ (appearance of a God from a stage machine), 64, 156 f., 160–164, 221–227. See Epiphany

Dickens, 33

Diógenes of Apollonia, 56

Dionŷsus, 64 f.; his ritual, 64 f.; festival, 68; in Bacchae, 188

Drama, Greek. See Tragedy

mediaeval liturgical, 62, 65
Elizabethan. 60, 235


Elizabethans, 60, 235

Elmsley, 9

Empire, Athenian, 108–110

"Enlightenment," 48, 96, 116.

See Ideas

Ephêbi, 43

Epicûrus, 20

Epiphany, 64, 156 f., 160–164. See Deus ex Mâchinâ

Euripides: birth, 22, 35; death, 171 f.; biography, 23 ff.; portrait, 28; father, 35; mother, 26 f., 35; books, 28, 103; cave at Salamis, 29, 165; ideas, 7, 99; teachers, 50–59; as playwright, 7, 10, 85; mysticism, 8, 163; attitude to Religion, 190–194; influence after death, 10 ff.; relation to Athens, 30 f., 89, 99, 119 ff., 126, 166 ff.; and Comedy, 30; attitude to women, 28, 32 ff., 84 ff., 121–126; style, 13 f.; technique, 125, 198 ff.; battle pieces, 104

Euripides' Ode on Alcibiades, 113; Epitaph on those slain in Sicily, 144

Aêgeus, 98
Aêolus, 78
Alcéstis, 70, 72 f., 88
Alcmaêon in Corinth, 173
Alcmaêon in Psophis, 71, 73 f.
Alexánder, 137–139
Álope, 121
Andrómache (like "from a key"), 98, 112, 163, 210, 224
Andrómeda, 143–145
Antîope ( in Greek), 239
Aûge, 121
Bacchae, 9, 19, 173, 181–190, 195 ff.
Bellerophóntes, 101, 190
Children of Héracles, 93 f., 98, 210
Cretans, 79
Cretan Women, 71, 77
Cŷclops, 70
Danaë, 121
Daughters of Pélias, 69 f., 81
Eléctra, 138, 152–157, 195, 219 f., 224, 240
Eréchtheus, 98
Hécuba, 89–90, 143, 163, 187, 229
Hélena, 142, 146–148, 163, 192
Héracles, 99–105, 191, 197, 210, 234, 239
Hippólytus, 85–88, 163, 191 ff., 210, 213 f., 217–219, 224, 236, 238
Îon, 79, 119–126, 192, 199
Îphigenîa in Aulis, 173–181, 191
Iphigenîa in Tauris, 101, 142, 145–146, 163, 210, 229, 234, 238
Medêa, 32, 81–86, 90, 143, 163, 187, 192, 206, 229, 240–242
Melaníppe, 27, 121
Oréstes, 158–163, 168, 191, 195, 229
Palamêdes, 137, 139 f.
Phoeníssae, 148–152, 163
Rhêsus, 44, 71, 224
Suppliant Women, 94–98, 111, 210, 234
Têlephus, 72, 74 ff.
Thêseus, 92
Trojan Women, 130–137, 140 ff., 191, 210, 234, 236.


Forgiveness, doctrine of, 162–164

Frazer, J. G., 64

Freedom of Thought, 58, 96

French Revolution, 118


Gellius, 25

Glover, 141

Gods, 191–192; on stage, 156 f. See Deus ex Mâchinâ

Goethe, 10, 245

Graces, The, 105

Grenfell, 24


Haigh, 232

Hardy, T., 234

Harrison, J. E., 64, 222

Hecataêus, 49

Helen, 162

Hellenism, 39

Héracles, Children of, 41. See under Euripides

Heraclîtus, 63

Herd, The, 193 f., 196

Heroes, 65 f.

Heródotus, 20, 39–42, 53 f., 107

Hêsiod, 47

Hippócrates, 21

Historical Spirit, 199 f,

Homer, 36, 131, 229

Horace, 222

Hubris, 63, 128

Hunt, 24

Hygiaînon, 167

Hypérbolus, 110 f.


Ibsen, 9, 33, 206

Ideas, 45 f., 116

Immortality, 36

Initiations, 36

Innocents, Massacre of, 65

Iônia, 45 ff., 49, 51


Jâson, 82–85, 206

Johnson, S., 211


Law, 39 ff.

Leicester, Earl of, 60

Lincoln, Abraham, 231


Macaulay, 9

Macedonia, 169–173

Magnêsia, 169

Mary Magdalen, 65

Masks, 75

Mediaeval Drama, 62, 65

Mégara, 44

Melian Dialogue, 127–130

Mêlos, 127–132, 194

Memory, 106 f., 242

Menánder. See New Comedy

Menelâüs ("slay us"), 113, 158 ff., 176 f., 206

Meredith, G., 103, 203

Messenger, 214–220

Milêtus, Fall of, 66

Military Service, 43, 101 f., 105

Miltîades ( in Greek), 43, 49

Milton, 9, 208

Mnesílochus, 29

Muses, 34, 105

Mysteries, 36

Mystery Plays, 62, 65, 185

Mysticism, 8, 163


Nature, opposed to Convention, 53 f.

Nelson, Horatio, 231

Nefrekepta, 230

Nestlé, 8

New Comedy, 173 f., 201 f.

"Nómos." See Convention

Norwood, G., 8


Old Age, 166

Old Year, 63 f.

Olympic Games, 113

Oréstes, 66, 153 ff. See under Euripides


Parian Marble, 22

Paris, Gaston, 61

Pasíphaë, 79

Patriotism, 98. See Plays, patriotic

Paul, 141

Peasants, Greek, 46 f., 117

Peloponnêsian War, 91, 94, 107–110

Péntheus, 86, 181 ff.

Péricles, 43, 52, 58, 91, 108 f.

Persians, 37

Persian War, 37, 48

Phaêdra, 86–88, 213 f.

Philóchorus, 24 ff., 27

Philodêmus, 168

Phlŷa, 35 f., 46

Phrŷnichus, 42

Phûsis ( in Greek). See Nature

Pindar, 48, 121, 140

Plato, 15, 29, 32, 50, 140

Plays. See under Authors: Euripides', patriotic, 91 f., 98; early, 70–73 ; after 415, 142 ff.

Plûtarch, 113

Poets, ancient and modern, 102 f.

Polygnôtus, 42, 44

Porson, 9

Preparation, 216–221

Pródicus, 56

Prologues, 207–212

Promêtheus, 206. See Aeschylus

Protágoras, 30, 54–56

Pythagoras, 49


Realism, 19, 76, 174, 224; aversion from, 103 f.

Religion, 190–194

Resurrection, 35, 64, 181, 190 f.


Rhyme, 203

Ridgeway, 65

Ritual in tragedy, 62–67, 174, 202; forms, 64, 181

Romance, 73 f., 142–146, 205

Russell, B., 243


Salamis, 29, 37, 165; battle of, 22, 66

Sátyrus, 23 ff., 31

Sátyr-plays, 67 f.

Scott, W., 33

Sex questions, 78 f., 121

Shakespeare, 60, 208 f., 243

Shaw, G. B., 206

Shelley, 9, 18, 95, 234

Sicilian Expedition, 130, 170, 194

Sicily, 130, 170

Simônides, 144

Sincerity of Greek Tragedy, 204

Slavery, 137–139, 175–178, 123–125

Socrates, 29, 56

Sophists, 45 f., 50–59, 116

Sóphia (Wisdom), 38, 50, 92, 109, 194

Sóphocles, 9, 11, 34, 172, 206

Ajax, 66
Antígone, 34, 70, 206
Eléctra, 153, 156, 207
Oêdipus Tyránnus, 34, 216, 236
Philoctêtes, 76

Sparta, 38

Speeches in tragedy, 212

Steiger, 9

Stesíchorus, 147

"Súnesis," 191

Superstition, 43 f., 116–119, 224 f.

Swinburne, 18, 185, 203

Sympathy, shift of, 187 f.


Tácitus, 21

Tennyson, 103

Thebes, 42, 149

Themístocles, 37, 41 ff., 49, 169

Theophany. See Deus ex Mâchinâ

Thêseus, 43, 95; sons of, 89; in Hippolytus, 87

Thesmophória. See Aristophanes

Thracians, 44

Thucydides, 107–110, 127–130, 170

Timótheus, 30, 170

Tolstoy, 168

Tradition, 14; of fifth century, 15; in tragedy, 62–67, 174, 183; in art, 17

Tragedy, origin, 64 f.; ritual in, see Ritual; essence, 244 f.; dress, etc., 75 f.; performances, 68; "most tragic," 10, 135, 245

Translations, 198 ff.

Trilogy, 67


Vegetation-spirit, 35, 62 ff.

Verisimilitude in art, 229, 233

Verrall, A. W., 8, 101, 159, 199

Victorian age, 16

"Virtue," 38, 41, 50


War Party, 31, 114, 143, 166

Wars, Persian and Peloponnesian. See s.v.

Wells, H. G., 160

Whitman, W., 18

Wilamowitz, 141, 199

William the Silent, 35

"Wisdom," 38, 50, 92, 109, 194

Women in Athens, 32 f., 84 ff.; in Euripides, 84 ff., 121–126, 137


Xûthus, 121–126


Year, Old and New, 62 ff.


Zeus, 206

Zeûxis, 170




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