The Descendants of Inachos (page 211)

Chapter 6: Other Early Families

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Akousilaos FGrH 2F29 – Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker 1p. 55, ed. F. Jacoby. 2d ed. Leiden 1957.

Greek Text

Euripides fr 820 N² – Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta, p. 628, ed. A. Nauck, 2nd ed. Leipzig 1889.

Greek Text

Hellanikos FGrH 4F95 – Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker 1p. 132, ed. F. Jacoby. 2d ed. Leiden 1957.

Greek Text

♠ ApB 2.1.4 – Apollodoros, Bibliotheke (Library)

But Belus remained in Egypt, reigned over the country, and married Anchinoe, daughter of Nile, by whom he had twin sons, Egyptus and Danaus, but according to Euripides, he had also Cepheus and Phineus.  Greek Text

same as

Euripides fr 821 N² – Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta, p. 628, ed. A. Nauck, 2nd ed. Leipzig 1889.

Greek Text

Σ A: Hik 318 – Scholia to Aischylos, Hiketides (Suppliants) – Scholia Graeca in Aeschylum quae extant omnia 1, p. 72, ed. O.L. Smith. Leipzig 1976.

<what…other> Euripides says that the children of Belos are Aigyptos, Danaos, Phoenix, Phineus, and Agenor.  (Transl. Elena Bianchelli)

Hesiod, Ehoiai (Catalogue of Women) fr 135 MW – Fragmenta Hesiodea, pp. 65-66, ed. R. Merkelbach and M. L. West. Oxford 1967.

P. Cair. 45624, ed. Edgar

. . . Abas; and he be[got a son,] Akrisios. . . . [Pe]rseus, whom . . . [in a che]st into the sea . . . [b]rought up for Zeus . . . gold . . . dear Perseus . . . [and from him and] Andromeda [daughter of] Kepheus [were born Alkaios] and [S]thenelos and the force [of Elektryon] . . . by the cattle . . . for [the Te]leboai . . . [A]mphitryon  (Transl. Silvio Curtis)

Hdt 7.61 – Herodotos, Historiae

When Perseus son of Danae and Zeus had come to Cepheus son of Belus and married his daughter Andromeda, a son was born to him whom he called Perses.  Greek Text

Astr 2.9 – Hyginus, De Astronomia

CEPHEUS: Euripides and the rest have shown that he was the son of Phoenix, king of the Ethiopians, and father of Andromeda, the girl exposed to the sea-monster, according to the well-known taleLatin Text

Sophokles, Andromeda  p. 156 R – Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta vol. 4, ed. S. L. Radt. Göttingen 1977.

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