The Fate of Aias (page 632, with art)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page ♦ Paris, Louvre E643: Late Corinthian hydria with mourning over body of Achilleus by Thetis (with her arms around her son’s head) and her sister Nereides; arms of Achilleus under couch on which he is laid  Wikimedia Beazley Archive Pottery Database Digital … Continue reading The Fate of Aias (page 632, with art)

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Labor X: The Cattle of Geryoneus (page 406, with art)

Chapter 13: Herakles Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♦ Olympia, Archaeological Museum B 1881: bronze shield-band relief with Herakles encircling neck of Nereus? in his arms; Herakles has quiver and bow on his back, and has laid aside his club (on the left); Nereus? (here called “Old Man of the Sea”) with fish tail … Continue reading Labor X: The Cattle of Geryoneus (page 406, 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. (to Thetis) leader of fifty Nereides girls  (Transl. E. Bianchelli) ♠ Homer, Odyssey 24.47-59 And thy mother came forth from the sea with the immortal … Continue reading Gaia and Pontos (page 17)

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Gaia and Pontos (page 16 lower)

Chapter 1: The Early Gods Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♠ Hesiod, Theogony 233-39 And Sea begat Nereus, the eldest of his children, who is true and lies not: and men call him the Old Man because he is trusty and gentle and does not forget the laws of righteousness, but thinks … Continue reading Gaia and Pontos (page 16 lower)

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