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Scholia in Euripidem, Phoinissai 1760 = 16F10 Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker 1, pp. 181-82, ed. F. Jacoby. 2d ed. Leiden 1957

Greek Text

Scholia in Euripidem, Phoinissai 60

Greek Text

Thoukydides 1.9.2

Eurystheus had been killed in Attica by the Heraclids. Atreus was his mother’s brother; and to the hands of his relation, who had left his father on account of the death of Chrysippus, Eurystheus, when he set out on his expedition, had committed Mycenae and the government. Greek Text

Hellanikos 4F157  Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker 1, p. 144, ed. F. Jacoby. 2d ed. Leiden 1957

Plato, Kratylos 395b

And so, too, the name of Atreus is likely to be correct; for his murder of Chrysippus and the cruelty of his acts to Thyestes are all damaging and ruinous (ἀτηρά) to his virtue. Greek Text

Hyginus, Fabulae 85

CHRYSIPPUS: Laius, son of Labdacus, carried away Chrysippus, illegitimate son of Pelops, at the Nemean Games because of his exceeding beauty. Pelops made war and recovered him. At the instigation of their mother Hippodamia, Atreus and Thyestes killed him. When Pelops blamed Hippodamia, she killed herself. Latin Text

Dositheos 54F1  Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker 1, pp. 295-96, ed. F. Jacoby. 2d ed. Leiden 1957

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