Aischylos, Hepta Epi Thebas (Seven Against Thebes) 828
Should I lament our leaders in war, now wretched, ill-fated and childless? Greek Text
Aischylos, Hepta Epi Thebas (Seven Against Thebes) 902-905
But for those who come after them there remains their property, on which account the strife of those terrible-fated men came to fulfillment in death. Greek Text
Sophokles, Epigonoi fr 187 R – Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta 4, p. 185, ed. S. Radt. Gottingen 1977.
Asklepiades 12F29 – Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker 1, p. 174, ed. F. Jacoby. 2d ed. Leiden 1957.
This Argos and the rest of Amphilochia were colonized by Amphilochus, son of Amphiaraus. Dissatisfied with the state of affairs at home on his return thither after the Trojan war, he built this city in the Ambracian gulf, and named it Argos after his own country. This was the largest town in Amphilochia, and its inhabitants the most powerful. Greek Text
Hekataios 1F102c – Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker 1, p. 21, ed. F. Jacoby. 2d ed. Leiden 1957.
These are works of Hypatodorus and Aristogeiton, who made them, as the Argives themselves say, from the spoils of the victory which they and their Athenian allies won over the Lacedaemonians at Oenoe in Argive territory. From spoils of the same action, it seems to me, the Argives set up statues of those whom the Greeks call the Epigoni. For there stand statues of these also, Sthenelus, Alcmaeon, who I think was honored before Amphilochus on account of his age, Promachus also, Thersander, Aegialeus and Diomedes. Between Diomedes and Aegialeus is Euryalus. Greek Text
Edited by Elena Bianchelli, Senior Lecturer of Classical Languages and Culture, University of Georgia, March 2020
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