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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Minor Divinities (page 146, with art)

Chapter 3: Olympos, the Underworld, and Minor Divinities Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♦ Athens, Acropolis Museum 1.587:  Attic black figure dinos fragment by Sophilos, Chariklo iconiclimc Beazley Archive Pottery Database ♦ London, British Museum, 1971,1101.1: Attic black-figure dinos by Sophilos (“The Erskine Dinos”), wedding of Peleus and Thetis: Cheiron, Hebe, Dionysos, … Continue reading Minor Divinities (page 146, with art)

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Gaia and Pontos (page 18, with art)

Chapter 1: The Early Gods Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♠ Alkaios 327 LP – Poetarum Lesbiorum Fragmenta, p. 265, ed. E. Lobel and D. L. Page. Oxford 1955 ♦ Florence, Museo Archeologico Nazionale 4209: Attic black-figure volute krater  (François Krater) with Iris from wedding of Peleus and Thetis A. Furtwaengler, Adolf … Continue reading Gaia and Pontos (page 18, with art)

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Gaia and Pontos (page 17)

Chapter 1: The Early Gods Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♠ Aischylos, Hoplôn Krisis fr 174 R – Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta 3, p. 289, ed. S. L. Radt. Göttingen 1985. ♠ Homer, Odyssey 24.47-59 And thy mother came forth from the sea with the immortal sea-nymphs, when she heard the tidings, and a wondrous … Continue reading Gaia and Pontos (page 17)

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