Theseus and the Minotaur (page 268 with art)

Chapter 8: Minos and Krete

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Athens, National Museum, 1061, Attic black-figure lekythos by the Beldam Painter, Theseus and the Minotaur

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London, British Museum, E84, Attic kylix by the Codrus Painter, Theseus and the Minotaur

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New York, Metropolitan Museum, 56.171.46, Attic column krater by the Alkimakos Painter, Theseus and the Minotaur

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London, British Museum, E37, Attic kylix by Epiktetos, Theseus and the Minotaur

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Unknown, ex Bunker Hunt Collection, Attic pelike by Hermonax, Theseus, Ariadne and the Minotaur

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Athens, Acropolis Museum, 2.735, Kylix Krater by the Syriskos Painter, Theseus, Ariadne and the Minotaur

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St. Petersburg, State Hermitage, 804,   by Hermonax, Theseus, Ariadne and the Minotaur

 

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Berlin, Schloss Charlottenburg, 1970.5, Attic amphora (fragmentary) by the Kleophrades Painter, Theseus and the Minotaur

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St. Petersburg, State Hermitage, 804, Attic stamnos  by Hermonax, Theseus and the Minotaur

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Σ Od 321-25 – Scholia to Homer, Odyssey – Scholia Graeca in Homeris Odysseam 2, pp. 504-7, ed. W. Dindorf. Oxford 1855. 

Greek Text

Od 321-25 Homer, Odyssey

And Phaedra and Procris I saw, and fair Ariadne, the daughter of Minos of baneful mind, whom once Theseus was fain to bear from Crete to the hill of sacred Athens; but he had no joy of her, for ere that Artemis slew her [325] in sea-girt Dia because of the witness of Dionysus.  Greek Text

Th 947-49 – Hesiod, Theogony

And golden-haired Dionysus made brown-haired Ariadne, the daughter of Minos, his buxom wife: and the son of Cronos made her deathless and unageing for him.  Greek Text

Hesiod, Ehoiai (Catalogue of Women) fr 147 MW – Fragmenta Hesiodea, p. 72, ed. R. Merkelbach and M. L. West. Oxford 1967.

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Literary sources edited by Elena Bianchelli, Retired Senior Lecturer of Classical Languages and Culture, Univ. of Georgia, April 2023

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