Literary Record Details

Author: AESCHYLUS Trag.

Opus: Eumenides
Reference: Aesch.Eum.715

Period: Early Classical

Genre: poetry
Subgenre: tragedy
Gender: m
Context: office

Greek Text: ἀλλ᾽ αἱματηρὰ πράγματ᾽ οὐ λαχὼν σέβεις, μαντεῖα δ᾽ οὐκέθ᾽ ἁγνὰ μαντεύσῃ νέμων.

English Text: Although it is not your office, you have respect for deeds of bloodshed. You will prophesy, dispensing prophecies that are no longer pure.

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Kleros 35, Aesch.Eum.715