♠ Pindar, Nemean 7.42
and a man struck him with a knife. Greek Text
♠ Scholia at Euripides, Andromache 53 – Scholia in Euripidem, vol. 2, pp. 255-56, ed. E. Schwartz. Berlin 1891.
♠ Euripides, Andromache 49-53
For his father is not beside me  to protect me, and for his son he does not exist, since he is away in the land of Delphi. There he is offering amends to Apollo for his madness—in which he went to Pytho and asked Phoebus for satisfaction for his father Achilles, whom the god had killed. Greek Text
♠ Euripides, Orestes 1653-57
And it is destined, Orestes, that you will marry Hermione, at whose neck you are holding your sword;  Neoptolemus shall never marry her, though he thinks he will; for he is fated to die by a Delphian sword, when he claims satisfaction of me for the death of his father Achilles. Greek Text
♠ Scholia at Euripides, Andromache 32 – Scholia in Euripidem, vol. 2, p. 253-54, ed. E. Schwartz. Berlin 1891.
Edited by Elena Bianchelli, Retired Senior Lecturer of Classical Languages and Culture, Univ. of Georgia, March 2023
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