Absence, 31; in
Alcestis,
44, 49-50;
and funerary ritual, 30
Acharnians,
by Aristophanes, 165
Achilles, 27, 55, 65, 75, 88, 127, 132,
157-58,169,175,182, 217,222,226;
in
Odyssey,
24-25; in
Trojan
Women,30
Achilles Tatius, 49
Acropolis, 9, II4
Adkins, Arthur, 209-10
Admetus, character of, 251 n.22. See
also
Alcestis
Adrastus,66
Aegeus: in
Medea,
182
Aegisthus, 10
Aeneid,
by Virgil, 173, 225
Aeschylus, 19, 66, II7, 145, 228, 232
Aetiology, 15, 232
Afterlife, 12, 71-72.
See also
Death
Agalma,
177
Agamemnon, II, 65-66, 231
Agamemnon,
by Aeschylus, 9, 17, 22,
67,76,77,145,172,182, 187
Agave, 134
Index
Agora, II4
Agraphoi Nomoi,
196
Aidos,
105, 166, 183, 192, 256 n.39.
See
also
Shame
Airs, Waters, Places,
by Hippocrates,
198
Aischron,
194, 208.
See also
Shame
Ajax, 128
Ajax,
by Sophocles, 17, 22-24,30,32,
53, 66, IIO, 130, 133, 228
Alcestis, 4, 227
Alcestis,
by Euripides, 9, 145, 175, 229,
233; Admetus, character ofin, 39,
55-56, 59-62, 67-72, 80-86; Ad-
metus' recognition of truth in,
39,61-62,70; Apollo in, 42-44,
83; art, theme ofin, 37-50; As-
clepius in, 38-45; children in, 51;
comedy in, 85-86; commemora-
tion in, 44-50, 77; death in, 50,
51-62, 67-72, 86, 229-30; folktale
elements in, 54; funeral rites in,
53-55,59-60, 84-85; gender
roles, reversal ofin, 63, 82-86;
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