The Children of Tyro: Pelias (page 192, with art)

Chapter 5: The Line of Deukalion

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Pausanias, Description of Greece 5.17.9-11 – See previous page

Hyginus, Fabulae 273

in the four-horse chariot race, Iolaus, son of Iphicles, won over Glaucus, son of Sisyphus, and Glaucus’ snappish horses tore him apart.  Latin Text

Throne of Apollo at Amyklai (known through Pausanias’ description and modern reconstructions)

♠ Pausanias, Description of Greece 3.18.16

There is represented… the games Acastus held in honor of his father (Greek Text)

FurtwänglerRecThroneApollo.jpeg

Reconstruction of whole throne by A. Furtwängler, from J.G. Frazer, Pausanias’s Description of Greece, vol. III, Commentary (2nd ed. 1913), p. 352

Olympia, Archaeological Museum B 1010: bronze shield-band relief with Admetos and Mopsos boxing

E. Kunze, Archaische Schildbänder. Olympische Forschungen 2 (1950), pl. 14

Simonides, Stesichoros 564 PMGPoetae Melici Graeci, p. 564, ed. D. L. Page. Oxford 1962.

Ion of Chios, Agamemnon fr 1 Sn Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta 1, pp. 96-97, ed. B. Snell. Gottingen 1971

Kallimachos, Hymns 3.206-8 to Artemis

Yea and Cyrene thou madest thy comrade, to whom on a time thyself didst give two hunting dogs, with whom the maiden daughter of Hypseus beside the Iolcian tomb won the prize.  Greek Text

Formerly Berlin, Antikensammlung, F1655 (now lost): Late Corinthian column krater by the Amphiaraos Painter; funeral games of Pelias: wrestling match (under left handle zone) and chariot race (on opposite side of krater) 

A. Furtwaengler and K. Reichhold, Griechische Vasenmalerei: Auswahl hervorragender Vasenbilder (Serie III, 1932), pl. 122

A. Furtwaengler and K. Reichhold, Griechische Vasenmalerei: Auswahl hervorragender Vasenbilder (Serie III, 1932), pl. 121: detail of wrestling match of Peleus and Hippalkimos

A. Furtwaengler and K. Reichhold, Griechische Vasenmalerei: Auswahl hervorragender Vasenbilder (Serie III, 1932), pl. 121: detail of Akastos, Argeios and Pheres, spectators or judges at chariot race

A. Furtwaengler and K. Reichhold, Griechische Vasenmalerei: Auswahl hervorragender Vasenbilder (Serie III, 1932), pl. 121: detail of racers Euphemos and Kastor

A. Furtwaengler and K. Reichhold, Griechische Vasenmalerei: Auswahl hervorragender Vasenbilder (Serie III, 1932), pl. 121: detail of racers Kastor, Admetos, Alastor, Amphiaraos and Hippasos

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Hyginus, Fabulae 14.4

Hippalcimus, son of Pelops and Hippodamia, daughter of Oinomaus, from the Peloponnesus.  Latin Text

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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, January 2020.

Literary sources edited by Elena Bianchelli, Retired Senior Lecturer of Classical Languages and Culture, Univ. of Georgia, February 2022

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