The Children of Zeus: Dionysos (page 118)

Chapter 2: The Olympians

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Pindar fr 70b.21 SM – Pindarus 2, p. 74, ed. B. Snell and H. Maehler. Leipzig 1975.

in Bacchic orgies (transl. E Bianchelli)

Sophokles OT (Oidipous Tyrannos, Oedipus Rex) 211

ruddy Bacchus  Greek Text

Euripides, Likymnios fr 477 N² – Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta, p. 508 , ed. A. Nauck, 2nd ed. Leipzig 1889.

Lord laurel-loving Bakchos, Paian Apollo skilled in the lyre (Transl. E. Bianchelli) Greek Text

Aischylos fr 341 R – Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta 3, p. 412, ed. S. L. Radt. Göttingen 1985.

ivied Apollo, Bacchic seer (Transl. E Bianchelli)

Alkman 7 PMGPoetae Melici Graeci, p. 27, ed. D. L. Page. Oxford 1962

Aischylos, Eumenides 25

he, as a god, led the Bacchantes in war  Greek Text

Pratinas 708 PMG – Poetae Melici Graeci, p. 367, ed. D. L. Page. Oxford 1962

Pindar fr 70b SM – Pindarus 2, pp. 73-75, ed. B. Snell and H. Maehler. Leipzig 1975.

Pindar fr 75 SM – Pindarus 2, pp. 81-82, ed. B. Snell and H. Maehler. Leipzig 1975.

Aischylos, Eumenides 24

Bromius has held the region —I do not forget him  Greek Text

Sophokles, Antigone 1149-54

son begotten of Zeus, appear, my king, with your attendant Thyiads, who in night-long frenzy dance and sing you as Iacchus the Giver!  Greek Text

Sophokles fr 959 R – Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta vol. 4, p. 596, ed. S.L. Radt. Göttingen 1977.

Aischylos fr 382 R – Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta 3, p. 432, ed. S. L. Radt. Göttingen 1985.

father Theoinos (God of wine), yoker of the Mainades (Transl. E. Bianchelli)

Alkmaionis fr 3 PEG – Poetae Epici Graeci 1, p. 33, ed. A. Bernabé. Leipzig 1987.

Revered Gaia, and Zagreus highest of all the gods  (Transl. E. Bianchelli)

Aischylos, Sisyphos fr 228 R – Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta 3, p. 339, ed. S. L. Radt. Göttingen 1985.

Aischylos, Aigyptioi fr 5 – Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta 3, p. 125, ed. S. L. Radt. Göttingen 1985.

Zagreus (= Hades) (Transl. E. Bianchelli)

♠ Euripides, Kretes fr 79 Aus – Nova fragmenta Euripidea in papyris reperta, ed. C. Austin. Berlin 1968

Euripides, Kretes fr 472 N ² – Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta, pp. 405-6, ed. A. Nauck, 2nd ed. Leipzig 1889.

Greek Text

Kallimachos fr 43.117 Pf – Callimachus, ed. R. Pfeiffer, vol. 1, p. 54. Oxford 1949

Having given birth to a son Dionysos Zagreus (Tranls. E. Bianchelli)

Kallimachos, apparatus to fr. 43.117 Pf – Callimachus, ed. R. Pfeiffer, vol. 1, p. 54. Oxford 1949

Zagreus, Dionysus among the poets; in fact it seems that Zeus lay with Persephone to whom the underworld Dionysos was born.  (Transl E. Bianchelli)

Edited by Elena Bianchelli, Retired Senior Lecturer of Classical Languages and Culture, Univ. of Georgia, February 2021

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