P. 514 (with art)

Berlin, Schloss Charlottenburg, 1970.9.  Attic red figure skyphos by Triptolemos Painter.  Man in armor pursuing woman.

Beazley Archive

FGrH 3F95 Pherekydes of Athens – Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker 1, p. 86, ed. F. Jacoby, 2d ed. Leiden 1957.

Greek Text

Ol 6.15 – Pindar, Olympian Odes

In Thebes, when the seven pyres of corpses had been consumed, the son of Talaus spoke in this way. Greek Text

Nem 9.22-24 – Pindar, Nemean

And planting their sweet return on the banks of the Ismenus, they fattened the white-flowering smoke with their corpses. For seven funeral pyres feasted on their bodies’ young limbs. Greek Text

Σ Ol 6.26 – Scholia to Pindar, Olympian – Scholia vetera in Pindari carmina 1, p. 160, ed. A.B Drachman. Leipzig 1903.

Greek Text

Ol 6 – Pindar, Olympian Odes

Hagesias, that praise is ready for you, which once Adrastus’ tongue rightly spoke for the seer Amphiaraus, son of Oicles, when the earth swallowed up him and his shining horses. In Thebes, when the seven pyres of corpses had been consumed, the son of Talaus spoke in this way: “I long for the eye of my army, a man who was good both as a prophet and at fighting with the spear.” Greek Text

Σ Ol 6.23d – Scholia to Pindar, Olympian – Scholia vetera in Pindari carmina 1, p. 159, ed. A.B Drachman. Leipzig 1903.

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Literary sources edited by Elena Bianchelli, Senior Lecturer of Classical Languages and Culture, Univ. of Georgia, March 2020

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