The Descendants of Inachos (page 212 upper)

Chapter 6: Other Early Families

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Pherekydes FGrH 3F12 – Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker 1, pp. 62-63, ed. F. Jacoby. 2d ed. Leiden 1957.

In what comes next, he also says about the death of Akrisios that after the petrification of Polydektes and the people with him by the Gorgon’s head, Perseus leaves Diktys behind in Seriphos to be king of the Seriphians who were left, but he himself went by boat to Argos with the Kyklopes and Danae and Andromeda. (Transl. Silvio Curtis)  Greek Text

Hesiod, Ehoiai (Catalogue of Women) fr 151 MW – Fragmenta Hesiodea, p. 75, ed. R. Merkelbach and M. L. West. Oxford 1967.

Hesiod, Megalai Ehoiai (Great Catalogue of Women) fr 254 MW – Fragmenta Hesiodea, p. 124, ed. R. Merkelbach and M. L. West. Oxford 1967.

Scholion at Apollonios of Rhodes, Argonautica 2.178 (p.141. 12-15 Wendel)

Hesiod in the Great Catalogue of Women says that Phineus was disabled because he showed the way to Phrixos, and in the third Catalogue, because he chose a long life over eyesight.  (Transl. E. Bianchelli)

Pherekydes FGrH 3F27 – Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker 1p. 68, ed. F. Jacoby. 2d ed. Leiden 1957.

Greek Text

POxy 1358 – Papyrus fragment from Oxyrhynchus, as published in the Oxyrhynchus Papyri series, Vol. XI (1351-1404), pp. 44-51. London 1915.

Greek Text

AR 2.178 – Apollonios of Rhodes, Argonautica

There Phineus, son of Agenor, had his home by the sea.  Greek Text

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