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Chapter 11: The Daughters of Thestios

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AR 1.769-73 – Apollonios of Rhodes, Argonautika

And in his right hand Jason held a fardarting spear, which Atalanta gave him once as a gift of hospitality in Maenalus as she met him gladly; for she eagerly desired to follow on that quest; but he himself of his own accord prevented the maid, for he feared bitter strife on account of her love.  Greek Text

DS 4.41.2 – Diodoros Siculus, Library of History

Jason, then, after he had launched the ship and fitted it out in brilliant fashion with everything which would astonish the mind, picked out the most renowned chieftains from those who were eager to share his plan, with the result that the whole number of those in his company amounted to fifty-four. Of these the most famous were Castor and Polydeuces, Heracles and Telamon, Orpheus and Atalantê the daughter of Schoeneus, and the sons of Thespius, and the leader himself who was setting out on the voyage to Colchis.  Greek Text

ApB 1.9.16 – Apollodoros, Bibliotheke (Library)

And those who assembled were as follows: Tiphys, son of Hagnias, who steered the ship; Orpheus, son of Oeagrus; Zetes and Calais, sons of Boreas; Castor and Pollux, sons of Zeus; Telamon and Peleus, sons of Aeacus; Hercules, son of Zeus; Theseus, son of Aegeus; Idas and Lynceus, sons of Aphareus; Amphiaraus, son of Oicles; Caeneus, son of Coronus; Palaemon, son of Hephaestus or of Aetolus; Cepheus, son of Aleus; Laertes son of Arcisius; Autolycus, son of Hermes; Atalanta, daughter of Schoeneus; Menoetius, son of Actor; Actor, son of Hippasus; Admetus, son of Pheres; Acastus, son of Pelias; Eurytus, son of Hermes; Meleager, son of Oeneus; Ancaeus, son of Lycurgus; Euphemus, son of Poseidon; Poeas, son of Thaumacus; Butes, son of Teleon; Phanus and Staphylus, sons of Dionysus; Erginus, son of Poseidon; Periclymenus, son of Neleus; Augeas, son of the Sun; Iphiclus, son of Thestius; Argus, son of Phrixus; Euryalus, son of Mecisteus; Peneleos, son of Hippalmus; Leitus, son of Alector; Iphitus, son of Naubolus; Ascalaphus and Ialmenus, sons of Ares; Asterius, son of Cometes; Polyphemus, son of Elatus.  Greek Text

H 3.222-24Kallimachos, Hymns: To Artemis

Nor do I deem that Hylaeus and foolish Rhoecus, for all their hate, in Hades slight her archery. For the loins, with whose blood the height of Maenalus flowed, will not abet the falsehood.  Greek Text

Hes fr 72 MW – Hesiod, Ehoiai (Catalogue of Women) Fragmenta Hesiodea, p. 46, ed. R. Merkelbach and M. L. West. Oxford 1967.

Hes fr 73 MW – Hesiod, Ehoiai (Catalogue of Women) Fragmenta Hesiodea, pp. 46-47, ed. R. Merkelbach and M. L. West. Oxford 1967.

Hes fr 74 MW – Hesiod, Ehoiai (Catalogue of WomenFragmenta Hesiodea, p. 47, ed. R. Merkelbach and M. L. West. Oxford 1967.

Hes fr 75 MW – Hesiod, Ehoiai (Catalogue of Women) – Fragmenta Hesiodea, pp. 47-48, ed. R. Merkelbach and M. L. West. Oxford 1967.

Hes fr 140 MW – Hesiod, Ehoiai (Catalogue of Women) Fragmenta Hesiodea, pp. 48-49, ed. R. Merkelbach and M. L. West. Oxford 1967.

Theog 1287-94 –Theognis, Theognidea Iambi et Elegi Graeci 1, p. 236, ed. M.L. West. Oxford 1971.

ApB 13.9.2 – Apollodoros, Bibliotheke (Library)

And Iasus had a daughter Atalanta by Clymene, daughter of Minyas. This Atalanta was exposed by her father, because he desired male children; and a she bear came often and gave her suck, till hunters found her and brought her up among themselves. Grown to womanhood, Atalanta kept herself a virgin, and hunting in the wilderness she remained always under arms.  Greek Text

Paus 5.19.2 – Pausanias, Description of Greece

There is also Melanion by whom is Atalanta holding a young deer.  Greek Text

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