Semele and Ino (page 476, with art)

Chapter 14: Thebes Previous Page  Table of Contents  Next Page Diodorus Siculus 3.64.3-4 The third Dionysus, they say, was born in Boeotian Thebes of Zeus and Semelê, the daughter of Cadmus. The myth runs as follows: Zeus had become enamoured of Semelê and often, lured by her beauty, had consorted with her, but Hera, being jealous … Continue reading Semele and Ino (page 476, with art)

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The Judgment of Paris (page 569, with art)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Throne of Apollo at Amyklai (known through Pausanias’ description and modern reconstructions) Pausanias Description of Greece 3.18.12: Hermes is bringing the goddesses to Alexander to be judged (original Greek). Reconstruction of whole throne by A. Furtwängler, from J.G. Frazer, Pausanias’s Description of Greece, vol. III, … Continue reading The Judgment of Paris (page 569, with art)

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Page 160 (with art)

Chapter 4: Prometheus and the First Men Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♠ Pherekydes 3F17 – Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker 1, pp. 65-66, ed. F. Jacoby, 2d ed. Leiden 1957. ♠ Aischylos, Sphinx fr 235 R – Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta 3, p. 342, ed. S. L. Radt. Göttingen 1985. ♠ Athenaios 15.674d Greek Text … Continue reading Page 160 (with art)

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Page 157 (with art)

Chapter 4: Prometheus and the First Men Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♠ Scholia to Hesiod, Works and Days 89 ♠ Eumelos, Korinthiaka fr 1 PEG – Poetae Epici Graeci 1, p. 108, ed. A. Bernabé. Leipzig 1987. ♠ Servius, Scholia to Vergil, Eclogues 6.42 – Servii Grammatici qui feruntur in Vergilii Bucolica et … Continue reading Page 157 (with art)

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Page 155 (with art)

Chapter 4: Prometheus and the First Men Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♠ Hesiod, Theogony 521-22 And ready-witted Prometheus he bound with inextricable bonds, cruel chains, and drove a shaft through his middle. Greek Text ♦ Athens, National Archaeoloigcal Museum, 16384: Attic black-figure skyphos-krater by Nettos Painter, with Herakles, Prometheus and eagle Image … Continue reading Page 155 (with art)

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Ixion (page 720, with art)

Chapter 18: Other Myths Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♠ Scholion A at Homer, Iliad 1.268 – Scholia Graeca in Homeri Iliadem 1, pp. 40-41, ed. W. Dindorf and E. Maass. Oxford 1875. Greek Text ♠ Apollonios of Rhodes, Argonautika 3.61-63 Him will I deliver, though he sail even to Hades to … Continue reading Ixion (page 720, with art)

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Minor Divinities (page 145, with art)

Chapter 3: Olympos, the Underworld, and Minor Divinities Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♦ Eretria, Archaeological Museum: terracotta statuette of horse/man from Lefkandi (Kentauros?) Wikimedia ♦ Paris, Cabinet des Médailles M.5837: Cycladic sealstone, archer and horse/man (Herakles and Kentauros Nessos?) Cabinet des Médailles ♦ Athens, National Museum 15350: ivory relief plaque from … Continue reading Minor Divinities (page 145, with art)

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