Aineias (page 714, with art)

Chapter 17, The Return from Troy Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Rome, Musei Capitolini 316: Tabula Iliaca Capitolina, Roman marble relief with Sack of Troy (for the whole Tabula Iliaca Capitolina, see Gantz page 651; for a detail of Menelaos threatening Helen, see Gantz page 657 upper; and for rescue … 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 ♦ Argos, Museum C 149: fragment of Protoargive krater with reclining Polyphemos, who is being blinded by two Greeks holding a long stake; Odysseus may be the larger Greek; part of left leg of third Greek is preserved on the … 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, 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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