Auge and Telephos (page 429)

Chapter 13: Herakles

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Sophokles, Aleadai pp. 140-41 R – Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta vol. 4, pp. 140-41, ed. S. L. Radt. Göttingen 1977.

Sophokles, Aleadai fr 89 R – Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta vol. 4, pp. 145-46, ed. S. L. Radt. Göttingen 1977.

Fab 244 – Hyginus, Fabulae

Telephus, son of Hercules, killed Hippothous and Nerea, son of his grandmother.  Latin Text

Poet 24.1460a – Aristotle, Poetics

or in the Mysians the man who came from Tegea to Mysia without speaking.  Greek Text

♠ Euripides, Telephos 17 GLP (Select Papyri III) ed. D. L. Page. London 1941.

Str 13.1.69 – Strabo, Geography

and the story told is that Teuthras was king of the Cilicians and Mysians. Euripides says that Auge, with her child Telephus, was put by Aleus, her father, into a chest and submerged in the sea when he had detected her ruin by Heracles, but that by the providence of Athena the chest was carried across the sea and cast ashore at the mouth of the Caïcus, and that Teuthras rescued the prisoners, and treated the mother as his wife and the child as his own son.  Greek Text

Euripides, Auge, pp. 436-37 N² – Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta, ed. A. Nauck, 2nd ed. Leipzig 1889.

Latin Text

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