Iphigeneia and the Second Mobilization at Aulis (page 583)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War

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Pausanias, Description of Greece 1.43.1

Now I have heard another account of Iphigenia that is given by Arcadians and I know that Hesiod, in his poem A Catalogue of Women, says that Iphigenia did not die, but by the will of Artemis is Hecate.  Greek Text

Hesiod, Ehoiai (The Catalogue of Women) fr 23b MW – Fragmenta Hesiodea, p. 14, ed. R. Merkelbach and M. L. West. Oxford 1967.

I know that Hesiod in the Catalogue of Women says that Iphigeneia did not die, and she is, by the will of Artemis, Hekate. (Transl. E. Bianchelli)

♠ Philodemos, Peri Eusebeias (De Pietate) – Philodem, Über Frömmigkeit, p. 24, ed. T. Gomperz. Leipzig 1866.

Sophokles, Rizotomoi fr 535 R – Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta vol. 4, p. 411, ed. S.L. Radt. Göttingen 1977.

Philodemos fr 215 PMGPoetae Melici Graeci, p. 115, ed. D. L. Page. Oxford 1962.

Philodem. de piet. p.24 Gomperz

Stesichoros in his Oresteia followed Hesiod in saying that Agamemnon’s Iphigeneia is now called Ekate.  (Transl. E. Bianchelli)

Edited by Elena Bianchelli, Retired Senior Lecturer of Classical Languages and Culture, Univ. of Georgia, January 2023

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