Idomeneus, Diomedes, Philoktetes, and Others (page 698)

Chapter 17, The Return from Troy

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Apollodoros, Epitome 6.9-10

[9] but when he returned unsuccessful ( for they all favoured King Agamemnon, who had been the accomplice of Ulysses in the murder of Palamedes), he coasted along the Grecian lands and contrived that the wives of the Greeks should play their husbands false, Clytaemnestra with Aegisthus, Aegialia with Cometes, son of Sthenelus, and Meda, wife of Idomeneus, with Leucus. [10] But Leucus killed her, together with her daughter Clisithyra, who had taken refuge in the temple.  Greek Text

Homer, Iliad 2.649

and all they beside that dwelt in Crete of the hundred cities.  Greek Text

Homer, Odyssey 19.172-74

There is a land called Crete, in the midst of the wine-dark sea, a fair, rich land, begirt with water, and therein are many men, past counting, and ninety cities.  Greek Text

Scholia at Homer, Iliad 2.649 – Scholia Graeca in Homeri Iliadem I, p. 124, ed. W. Dindorf and E. Maass. Oxford 1875

Greek Text

Scholia at Homer, Odyssey 19.174 – Scholia Graeca in Homeris Odysseam, vol. 2, pp. 674-75, ed. W. Dindorf. Oxford 1855. 

Greek Text

Scholia at Lykophron, Alexandra 386 – Lykophronis Alexandra, vol. 2, pp. 144-45, ed E. Scheer. Berlin 1908.

Greek Text

Scholia at Lykophron, Alexandra 1218 – Lykophronis Alexandra, vol. 2, p. 350, ed E. Scheer. Berlin 1908.

Greek Text

Vergil, Aeneid 3.121-23

Ere this, a flying rumor had been spread
That fierce Idomeneus from Crete was fled,
Expell’d and exil’d; that the coast was free
From foreign or domestic enemy.  Latin Text

Vergil, Aeneid 3.400-401

There fierce Idomeneus his city builds,
And guards with arms the Salentinian fields.  Latin Text

Vergil, Aeneid 11. 264-65

Will the rule of Neuptolemus bring back the overturned household gods of Idomeneus?  (Transl. E. Bianchelli)  Latin Text

Servius Scholia at Vergil, Aeneid 3.121 – Servii Grammatici qui feruntur in Vergilii Carmina commentarii: Aeneis, vol. 1, pt. 1, p. 365, ed G. Thilo and H. Hagen. Leipzig 1881.

Latin Text

Servius Scholia at Vergil, Aeneid 11.264 – Servii Grammatici qui feruntur in Vergilii Carmina commentarii: Aeneis, vol. 2 p. 510, ed G. Thilo and H. Hagen. Leipzig 1884.

Latin Text

Vatican Mythographer I 195 – Vatican Mythographers – Scriptores rerum mythicarum Latini tres Romae nuper reperti 1, p. 59, ed. G. H. Bode. Celle 1834

Latin Text

Vatican Mythographer II 210 – Vatican Mythographers – Scriptores rerum mythicarum Latini tres Romae nuper reperti 1, p. 145-46, ed. G. H. Bode. Celle 1834

Latin Text

Lykophron, Alexandra 424-32

And three sea-gulls the glades of Cercaphus shall entomb, not far from the waters of Aleis: one the swan of Molossus Cypeus Coetus, who failed to guess the number of the brood-sow’s young, when, dragging his rival into the cunning contest of the wild figs, himself, as the oracle foretold, shall err and sleep the destined sleep; the next, again, fourth in descent from Erechtheus, own brother of Aethon in the fictitious tale.  Greek Text

Servius Scholia at Vergil, Aeneid 3.401 Servii Grammatici qui feruntur in Vergilii Carmina commentarii: Aeneis, vol. 1, pt. 1, p. 413, ed G. Thilo and H. Hagen. Leipzig 1881.

Latin Text

 

Edited by Elena Bianchelli, Retired Senior Lecturer of Classical Languages and Culture, Univ. of Georgia, March 2023

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