♠ Pindar, Pythian 4.119
The divine centaur called me by the name Jason. Greek Text
♠ Pindar fr 166 SM – Pindarus 2, p. 121, ed. B. Snell and H. Maehler. Leipzig 1975.
♠ Homer, Iliad 2.742-44
Polypoetes, staunch in fight, son of Peirithous, whom immortal Zeus begat— even him whom glorious Hippodameia conceived to Peirithous on the day when he got him vengeance on the shaggy centaurs, and thrust them forth from Pelium, and drave them to the Aethices. Greek Text
♠ Homer, Iliad 11.832
Achilles, whom Cheiron taught, the most righteous of the Centaurs Greek Text
♠ Homer, Odyssey 21.295-303
It was wine that made foolish even the centaur, glorious Eurytion, in the hall of greathearted Peirithous, when he went to the Lapithae: and when his heart had been made foolish with wine, in his madness he wrought evil in the house of Peirithous. Then grief seized the heroes, and they leapt up and dragged him forth through the gateway, when they had shorn off his ears and his nostrils with the pitiless bronze, and he, made foolish in heart, went his way, bearing with him the curse of his sin in the folly of his heart. Greek Text
♦ New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art 17.190.2072: Geometric bronze statuette group with man and horse/man (Herakles and Kentauros Nessos or Zeus and Typhoeus?)
♦ Geneva, Ortiz Collection: Late Geometric ovoid krater with horse/man with branch and deer (Kentauros?)
♦ Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, 95.12: Protocorinthian aryballos, Zeus with thunderbolt and horse/man (Typhoeus?)
♦ Paris, Musée du Louvre, CA 795: Cycladic relief pithos, Perseus beheading Medousa as horse/woman (Kentauros?)
Artistic sources edited by R. Ross Holloway, Elisha Benjamin Andrews Professor Emeritus, Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Brown Univ., and Frances Van Keuren, Prof. Emerita, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Univ. of Georgia, December 2017.
Literary sources edited by Elena Bianchelli, Retired Senior Lecturer of Classical Languages and Culture, Univ. of Georgia, March 2021.
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