Iphigeneia and the Second Mobilization at Aulis (page 583)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War

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Paus 1.43.1 – Pausanias, Description of Greece

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

same as

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.

See Below

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

CHORUS. Lord Helios and holy fire, 

warlike weapon of the Wayside Hekate

which she bears throughout Olympus as she ministers,

and as she travels the holy crossways of the earth,

garlanded with oakleaves and with

tangled coils of fierce serpents  (Transl. Mary Emerson)

PhilodemosOresteias I or II 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)

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

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