Thestios (page 317)

Chapter 11: The Daughters of Thestios

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Hesiod, Ehoiai (Catalogue of Women) fr 22 MW – Fragmenta Hesiodea, p. 12, ed. R. Merkelbach and M. L. West. Oxford 1967.

Hesiod, Ehoiai (Catalogue of Women) fr 10a.50 – Hesiodi Theogonia, Opera et Dies, Scutum, p. 228, ed. Solmsen. 3d ed. Oxford 1990.

 ApB 1.7.7 – Apollodoros, Bibliotheke (Library)

and Demonice, who had Evenus, Molus, Pylus, and Thestius by Ares.  Greek Text

Hesiod, Ehoiai (Catalogue of Women) fr 26.34-37 MW – Fragmenta Hesiodea, p. 18, ed. R. Merkelbach and M. L. West. Oxford 1967.

Hesiod, Ehoiai (Catalogue of Women) fr 23a MW – Fragmenta Hesiodea, pp. 13-14, ed. R. Merkelbach and M. L. West. Oxford 1967.

Il 9.566-67 – Homer, Iliad

[565] By her side lay Meleager nursing his bitter anger, wroth because of his mother’s curses; for she prayed instantly to the gods, being grieved for her brother’s slayingGreek Text

Bak 5.127-29 – Bakchylides, Odes

Then I killed, among many others, Iphiclus and noble Aphares, my mother’s swift brothers.  Greek Text

Stesichoros 222 PMG Poetae Melici Graeci, p. 119 ed. D. L. Page. Oxford 1962.

ΣT 9.567Scholia T to Homer, Iliad – Scholia Graeca in Homeri Iliadem 5, p. 334, ed. W. Dindorf and E. Maass. Oxford 1887.

Greek Text

ΣA Il 9.567 – Scholia A to Homer, Iliad – Scholia Graeca in Homeri Iliadem I, p. 331, ed. W. Dindorf and E. Maass. Oxford 1875.

Greek Text

 ApB 1.7.10 – Apollodoros, Bibliotheke (Library)

Thestius had daughters and sons by Eurythemis, daughter of Cleoboea: the daughters were Althaea, Leda, Hypermnestra, and the males were Iphiclus, Evippus, Plexippus, and Eurypylus.  Greek Text

AR 1.201 – Apollonios of Rhodes, Argonautika

Yea, and his uncle, well skilled to fight whether with the javelin or hand to hand, Iphiclus son of Thestius, bare him company on his way.  Greek Text

Pherekydes 3F9 FGrH Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker 1p. 61, ed. F. Jacoby. 2d ed. Leiden 1957.

Schol. Apoll. Rhod. I 1212:  Pherekydes  in Book 2 says that Leda and Althaia were born to Thestios by Laophonte, daughter of Pleuron.  (Transl. E. Bianchelli)  Greek Text

Eumelos fr 7 PEG – Poetae Epici Graeci 1, p. 111, ed. A. Bernabé. Leipzig 1987.

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