Orpheus (page 725 upper, with art)

Chapter 18: Other Myths Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♠ Scholion at Pindar, Pythian 4.313a – Scholia vetera in Pindari carmina, Vol. 2, pp. 139-40, ed. A.B Drachman. Leipzig 1903. Greek Text ♠ Asklepiades 12F6 – Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker 1, pp. 168-69, ed. F. Jacoby, 2d ed. Leiden 1957. ♠ Scholion … Continue reading Orpheus (page 725 upper, with art)

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Chapter 18: Other Myths Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♠ Vergil, Georgics 4.453-503 Doubt not ’tis wrath divine that plagues thee thus, Nor light the debt thou payest; ’tis Orpheus’ self, Orpheus unhappy by no fault of his, So fates prevent not, fans thy penal fires, Yet madly raging for his ravished … Continue reading Orpheus (page 724, with art)

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Chapter 18: Other Myths Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♠ Euripides, Alkestis 357-62 If I had the voice and music of Orpheus so that I could charm Demeter’s daughter or her husband with song and fetch you from Hades, [360] I would have gone down to the Underworld, and neither Pluto’s … Continue reading Orpheus (page 723, with lost art)

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Orpheus (page 722)

Chapter 18: Other Myths Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page Tags: #Orpheus ♠ Euripides, Iphigenia in Aulis 1211-14 Iphigenia If I had the eloquence of Orpheus, my father, to move the rocks by chanted spells to follow me, or to charm by speaking anyone I wished, I would have resorted to it.  Greek … Continue reading Orpheus (page 722)

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Chapter 18: Other Myths Previous Page   Table of Contents   Next Page Tags: #Orpheus ♦ Delphi, Museum, metope from the Sikyonian Treasury.  See Ch. 12, p. 344 ♠ Apollonios of Rhodes, Argonautika 4.891-911 And soon they saw a fair island, Anthemoessa, where the clear- voiced Sirens, daughters of Achelous, used to beguile with their sweet songs … Continue reading Orpheus (page 721 lower)

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