Aineias (page 714, with art)

Chapter 17, The Return from Troy Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♠ Homer, Iliad 20.300-308 Nay, come, let us head him forth from out of death, lest the son of Cronos be anywise wroth, if so be Achilles slay him; for it is ordained unto him to escape, that the race … Continue reading Aineias (page 714, with art)

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Odysseus (page 710, with art)

Chapter 17, The Return from Troy Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Palermo, Museo Nazionale B335: Attic black-figure skyphos with Odysseus? being carried on back of large turtle away from mouth of Charybdis, which is shown as a fig tree on an overhanging rock; Odysseus lies clasping turtle’s back as it … Continue reading Odysseus (page 710, with art)

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Odysseus (page 708, with art)

Chapter 17, The Return from Troy Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♠ Aristotle, Poetics 15.1454a An example of unnecessary badness of character is Menelaos in the Orestes; of character that is unfitting and inappropriate the lament of Odysseus in the Scylla and Melanippe’s speech; of inconsistent character Iphigeneia in Aulis, for the suppliant Iphigeneia is … Continue reading Odysseus (page 708, with art)

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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, p. 231, ed. S. L. Radt. Göttingen 1985. to expose [a child] in a pot (Transl. Elena Bianchelli)  Greek Text: χυτριζειν ♠ OT 717-19 – Sophokles, Oidipous Tyrannos And the child’s birth was not yet three … 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 – Fragments of more recent Greek literary papyri cited according to D.L. Page, Select Papyri III, pp. 60-71. London 1941. Greek Text and Translation ♠ Euripides, Antiope pp. 410-11 N² – Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta, ed. A. Nauck, 2nd edition. Leipzig 1889 Greek Text ♦ Berlin, … 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 ♠ DS 3.64.3-4 – Diodorus Siculus, Library of History 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 … Continue reading Semele and Ino (page 476, with art)

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