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accusative of goal of motion 3, 287
absolute use of 521
adverbial 212
anticipatory 427
in apposition to sentence 103–4, 291, 294
Achilles 107, 1254, 1261–2
adjectival use of nouns 3, 45
Aeacus 647
agon, characteristics of 184 ff.
rhetorical techniques in 184 ff.
air and sky apostrophized 93
altar scenes 43
anachronism 930
anacoluthon 59–60
Andromache in epic tradition 2, 3
children of 24, 199–202
present from 1047 as κωφὸν πρόσωπον‎ 1041, 1047, 1243
relations with Hermione 5, 9, 35, 38, 163, 122–5, 235
relations with Neoptolemus 6, 38, 341
aorist, instantaneous 421
timeless 785
apostrophe to someone not present 492
Ares 106
Astyanax 10
augment omitted 285

 

Centaurs 790
children 27, 504
illegitimate 199–202, 636, 637
chorus leader, characteristics of 423, 691–2, 727–8
colloquialisms 83, 87, 255, 265, 448, 577, 708, 758, 952
commonplace 101
comparatio paratactica 150
correption 113, 856

 

date of production 15
dative of agent 33
local without prep. 438
modal 144
plural in first declension 128
Delphi 1100–57, 1103
democratic sentiment 693–702, 697–8
deus ex machina 1226, 1229, 1231–72
dowry 2
dual 115

 

elegiacs 103–16
ellipse 910
emphasis by denial of opposite 96, 357
Erinyes 978

 

foreigners, attitude to 655–6
incest among 173–6

 

genitive with ἐκ‎ denoting agent 8
of separation 460
gnomologia 25
grief, enjoyment of 94

 

Hector 224, 399
Hecuba 293
pg 252Hermione 2, 9, 268, 802–1008 esp. 805, 825 ff.
Homeric echoes 99, 103, 112, 115, 440, 611, 1146, 1153
hyperbaton 764–5
hypotheses, general character of 26–7
critical comments in 27–8
hysteron proteron 589, 990

 

imaginary objection 929
imperative, parainetic 622
infinitive expressing command 623
interpolation 7, 11, 330–2, 333, 655–6, 668–77, 937, 1254, 1279
inverse attraction 92

 

Judgement of Paris 274–308

 

kingship in heroic age 22, 23

 

lacuna 146, 1220
legal terms 188, 191, 192, 289, 336, 360

 

manuscripts 24, 25
Menander 330–2
Menelaus 3, 134–5, 456–7, 616–18, 729–46; and Helen 629–30
messenger speeches 1070–1165, 1085
metonymy 167
metrical evidence for date 18–19
Molossus 27, 1247–8

 

negative, redundant 746
Neoptolemus 1, 2
death of 1085–1165 passim
early life 14
scansion 14
visits to Delphi 51–5, 1094
nominative in exclamations 71
hanging 668–9
used as vocative 348
numerical coincidence and contrast 516, 909

 

Orestes 887–9, 1008, 1075

 

papyri 25
Paris 280, 281, 293 ff.
Peleus 18, 22, 136–7, 547, 552, 280–1
periphrasis 1, 11, 181, 652–3, 713, 957
Pindar 1, 2, 187, 776
place of production 19–21
pleonastic demonstrative 650, 710, 1116
plot, innovations in 5, 6
structure of 6–9
poetic rivalry 476
Porson's canon 230, 346
Poseidon 1009, 1010, 1014–18
present tense of past action 53
privative tricolon 491
prodelision 841–4
prologue 83, 84, 38
prosaic words and phrases 126, 143, 459, 521, 543, 689, 769, 873, 1056, 1184
proverbial sayings 85, 265, 368–9, 376–7, 581, 958

 

remorse 805
repetition 34, 386, 1092
rhetoric 184 ff.

 

sanctuary 43, 257–60
Sappho 3
scene of play 83
sigmatism 459–62
Sophocles' Hermione 4
Spartans, attacks on 11, 12, 445–53
stage conventions 817, 881
suicide 811, 848–9
Symplegades 794, 861–5

 

pg 253text, history of 21–4
Thebe 1
Thetideion 16–21
topical allusions 16–18, 151, 471, 476
transposition 70, 397 ff., 1254
Trojan War 13–15
Trojans 592

 

value terms 325, 379, 766–7, 778 ff.
vase painting 284–6, 1008
verbs of perception, potential use of 2nd person sing. 1135
vocative, hanging 7

 

women, superior to men 85
behaviour expected of 877
dangerous 271
mischief-makers 943

 

Zeus 1269
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