P. 233

Homer, Odyssey 7.80-81

She came to Marathon and broad-wayed Athens, and entered the well-built house of Erectheus.  Greek Text

Homer, Iliad 2.547-48

the people of great-hearted Erectheus, whom Athena, the daughter of Zeus, once reared, but the life-giving earth bore [him] (Transl. Aaron J. Ivey).  Greek Text

Hesiod, Works and Days 568

After him awoke the early-wailing swallow, the daughter of Pandion… (Transl. Aaron J. Ivey)  Greek Text

Hesiod, Ehoiai (Catalogue of Women) fr 10a.20-24 MW – Hesiodi Theogonia, Opera et Dies, Scutum, pp. 227-30, ed. Solmsen. 3d ed. Oxford 1990.

Hesiod, Ehoiai (Catalogue of Women) fr 224 MW – Fragmenta Hesiodea, p. 111, ed. R. Merkelbach and M. L. West. Oxford 1967. 

Indeed Hesiod…made it so that Sikyon was Erechtheus’ son  (Transl. Aaron J. Ivey).

Hesiod, Ehoiai (Catalogue of Women) fr 180.12 MW – Fragmenta Hesiodea, p. 86, ed. R. Merkelbach and M. L. West. Oxford 1967.

…Pandion in the lofty houses…  (Transl. Aaron J. Ivey)

Danais fr. 2 PEG – Poetae Epici Graeci 1, p. 122, ed. A. Bernabé. Leipzig 1987. 

Harpokration, Lexicon:  Pindar and the poet who composed the Danaid say that Erichthonios and Hephaistos appeared from the earth  (Transl. Aaron J. Ivey).

Pindar, fr. 253 SM – Pindarus 2, p. 143, ed. B. Snell and H. Maehler. Leipzig 1975.

Erichthonios…appeared from the earth  (Transl. Aaron J. Ivey).


Edited by Aaron J. Ivey, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Classics, University of Georgia, March 2016.

 907 total views,  1 views today