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The fact that the 38 uses of hybris-words in Herodotus and the 13 uses in Thucydides have already been considered back in Part One undermines the impact of the chapters on the historians and, while hybris is shown to be a term which plays a significant part in many tragedies by Euripides, this playwright has just the one peculiarity of his own, |the ascription of the enjoyment of hybristic pleasures to the gods' (p.