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" not I was the cause of this act, but Zeus and my portion and the Erinys who walks in darkness: they it was who in the assembly put wild ate in my understanding, on that day when I arbitrarily took Achilles "
The Greeks and the Irrational - Page 3
by E. R. Dodds - 2004 - 335 pages
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Psychoanalytic Theory of Greek Tragedy

C. Fred Alford - Drama - 1992 - 232 pages
...compensated himself for the loss of his mistress by robbing Achilles of his. "Not I," he states afterwards, "was the cause of this act, but Zeus and my portion,...him. So what could I do? Deity will always have its way" (19.86ff). Impatient modern readers, as Dodds points out in The Greeks and the Irrational, generally...
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Best Laid Schemes: The Psychology of the Emotions

Keith Oatley - Philosophy - 1992 - 525 pages
Serving a crucial function when the unexpected occurs and when priorities must be set, emotions are shown to be central to the understanding of human action and mental life in ...
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Toward a Genealogy of Individualism

Daniel Shanahan - Social Science - 1992 - 158 pages
...for behavior, as demonstrated by Agamemnon's response to Achilles' reminder of the theft of Briseis: "Not I was the cause of this act, but Zeus, and my dark portion, and the Erinyes who walk in Darkness: they it was in the assembly put wild ate upon me...
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Chance and Change: Ecology for Conservationists

William Holland Drury - Nature - 1998 - 209 pages
...communication with supernatural beings. Agamemnon explains why he stole the slave girl from Achilles: "Not I was the cause of this act, but Zeus, and my portion, and the Erinyes who walk in darkness: they it was in the assembly put wild ate upon me on that day when I arbitrarily...
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Freedom and Destiny

Psychology - 1999 - 288 pages
...this act, but Zeus and the furies who walk in darkness: they it was who . . . put wild ate [madness] in my understanding, on that day when I arbitrarily...him. So what could I do? Deity will always have its way. In other words destiny Zeus and his "wild ate" will brook no denial. Is Agamemnon saying...
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The Hammer and the Flute: Women, Power, and Spirit Possession

Mary Keller - Religion - 2002 - 289 pages
...stealing of Achilles' mistress, Agamemnon declares: "Not I was the cause of this act, but Zeus, Moira and the Erinys who walks in darkness: they it was...him. So what could I do? Deity will always have its way."1'' Human agency was constrained by and subject to a dynamic configuration of deities and Moira...
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The Brain Takes Shape : An Early History: An Early History

New Orleans Robert L. Martensen James A. Knight Chair in Humanities and Ethics in Medicine and Professor of Surgery Tulane University School of Medicine - Medical - 2004 - 280 pages
Using historical and anthropological perspectives to examine mind-body relationships in western thought, this book interweaves topics that are usually disconnected to tell a ...
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Saul in Story and Tradition

Carl S. Ehrlich, Marsha C. White - Religion - 2006 - 358 pages
...understanding so that he sought to compensate for the loss of his own mistress by depriving Achilles of his: "Not I was the cause of this act, but Zeus and my...darkness; they it was who in the assembly put wild infatuation in my understanding, on that day when I arbitrarily took Achilles' prize from him. So what...
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