Berlin, Schloss Charlottenburg, 1970.9. Attic red figure skyphos by Triptolemos Painter. Man in armor pursuing woman.
Pherekydes of Athens 3F95 – Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker 1, p. 86, ed. F. Jacoby, 2d ed. Leiden 1957.
Pindar, Olympian Odes 6.15
In Thebes, when the seven pyres of corpses had been consumed, the son of Talaus spoke in this way. Greek Text
Pindar, Nemean 9.22-24
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
∑ Olympian 6.26 – Scholia vetera in Pindari carmina, Vol. 1, p. 160, ed. A.B Drachman, 3 Vols. Leipzig 1903-27.
Pindar, Olympian Odes 6
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
∑ Olympian 6.23d – Scholia vetera in Pindari carmina, vol. 1, p. 159.
Literary sources edited by Elena Bianchelli, Senior Lecturer of Classical Languages and Culture, Univ. of Georgia, March 2020
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