Oidipous (page 492, with art)

Chapter 14: Thebes Previous Page  Table of Contents  Next Page Aischylos, Laios Fr 122 R – Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta Vol. 3, ed. S. L. Radt. Göttingen 1985 to expose [a child] in a pot (Transl. by Elena Bianchelli) Greek Text: χυτριζειν Sophokles, OT (Oidipous Tyrannos) 717-19 And the child’s birth was not yet three days past, when Laius … Continue reading Oidipous (page 492, with art)

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Antiope, Amphion, and Zethos (page 485, with art)

Chapter 14: Thebes Previous Page  Table of Contents  Next Page 10 GLP – Select Papyri III, pp. 60-71 Greek Text and Translation Euripides, pp. 410-11 N2  Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta, ed. A. Nauck, 2nd edition. Leipzig 1889 Greek Text ♦ Berlin, Antikensammlung, F3296: Sicilian red-figure calyx krater with punishment of  Dirke by bull (upper left); inside cave (on the … Continue reading Antiope, Amphion, and Zethos (page 485, with art)

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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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Page 163 (with art)

Chapter 4: Prometheus and the First Men Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Oxford, Ashmolean Museum V525 (G275): Attic red-figure volute krater with Zeus, Hermes, Epimetheus, Pandora and Eros Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: Oxford, Ashmolean Museum. Fascicule I (1927), pl. 21 Percy Gardner, “A New Pandora Vase,” The Journal of Hellenic Studies 21 (1901), pl. 1 … Continue reading Page 163 (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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