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Pausanias, Description of Greece 3.18.12

and Heracles avenging himself upon Diomedes the Thracian. Greek Text

Leningrad/St. Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum 9270: Attic black-figure cup by Psiax depicting  Herakles and a horse of Diomedes devouring woman.



Beth Cohen, The Colors of Clay: Special Techniques in Athenian Vases (2006), p. 54 fig. 7.1

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Florence, Museo Archeologico 1B32:  fragments of an Attic red-figure cup by Oltos depicting Herakles and a horse of Diomedes with an undevoured arm.


Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: Italia 8 = Florence, Museo Archeologico 1 (1931?), pl. 1.38

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Syracuse, Museo Archeologico Paolo Orsi 14569:  Attic black-figure lekythos with Herakles grappling with horses of Diomedes


C. Haspels, Attic Black-figured Lekythoi (1936), pl. 30.1

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Pindar fr 169a SM – Pindarus 2, pp. 122-26, ed. B. Snell and H. Maehler. Leipzig 1975.


Artistic sources edited by R. Ross Holloway, Elisha Benjamin Andrews Professor Emeritus, Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Brown Univ., and by Frances Van Keuren, Prof. Emerita, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Univ. of Georgia, March 2017.

Literary sources edited by Elena Bianchelli, Retired Senior Lecturer of Classical Languages and Culture, Univ. of Georgia, January 2021

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