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Tragedy allowed the audience to experience intense, sometimes disturbing emotions that could not be experienced in real life without terrible cost. — Barry B. Powell

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The underlying logic of sacrifice was always the same: In order to gain the god's goodwill, destroy what you value most. — Barry B. Powell

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Carved on the temple [at Delphi] were the exhortations "Know yourself" and "Nothing too much," mottoes with a similar meaning: You are only human, so don't try more than you are able (or you will pay the price). A recurring theme in Greek myth is the man or woman who loses sight of human limitations and acts arrogantly and with violence, as if immortal. And pays a terrible price. — Barry B. Powell

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The Greek gods had personalities like those of humans and struggled with one another for position and power. They did not love humans (although some had favorites) and did not ask to be loved by them. They did not impose codes of behavior. They expected respect and honor but coud act contrary to human needs and desires. — Barry B. Powell