Laios (page 489)

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Σ Pho 1760 – Scholia to Euripides, Phoinissai (Phoinician Women) Scholia in Euripidem, ed. E. Schwartz, vol. 1, pp. 414-15. Berlin 1887.

Greek Text

Peisandros 16F10 FGrH Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker 1, pp. 181-82, ed. F. Jacoby. 2d ed. Leiden 1957.

Greek Text

Σ Pho 60 – Scholia to Euripides, Phoinissai (Phoinician Women) Scholia in Euripidem, ed. E. Schwartz, vol. 1, p. 258. Berlin 1887.

Greek Text

Thouk 1.9.2 – Thoukydides, Historiae

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

Greek Text

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

Fab 85 – Hyginus, Fabulae

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

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