Auge and Telephos (page 428 lower)

Chapter 13: Herakles

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Hes fr 165 MW – Hesiod, Ehoiai (Catalogue of Women) – Fragmenta Hesiodea, pp. 80-81, ed. R. Merkelbach and M. L. West. Oxford 1967.

Paus 8.4.9 – Pausanias, Description of Greece

Hecataeus says that this Auge used to have intercourse with Heracles when he came to Tegea. At last it was discovered that she had borne a child to Heracles, and Aleus, putting her with her infant son in a chest, sent them out to sea. She came to Teuthras, lord of the plain of the Caicus, who fell in love with her and married herGreek Text

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