♠ Scholion A at Homer, Iliad 1.268 – Scholia Graeca in Homeri Iliadem 1, pp. 40-41, ed. W. Dindorf and E. Maass. Oxford 1875.
♠ Apollonios of Rhodes, Argonautika 3.61-63
Him will I deliver, though he sail even to Hades to free Ixion below from his brazen chains, as far as strength lies in my limbs. Greek Text
♠ Vergil, Georgics 3.37-39
And accursed Envy there
Shall dread the Furies, and thy ruthless flood,
Cocytus, and Ixion’s twisted snakes,
And that vast wheel and ever-baffling stone. Latin Text
♠ Vergil, Georgics 4.484
And, the wind hushed, Ixion’s wheel stood still. Latin Text
♠ Vergil, Aeneid 6.601
Why name Ixion and Pirithous,
The Lapithae. Latin Text
♠ Lactantius Placidus, Scholion at Statius, Thebais 4.539 – Lactanti Placidi qui dicitur commentaries in Statii Thebaida et commentarium in Achilleida, p. 232, ed. R. Jahnke. P. Papinius Statius 3. Leipzig 1888.
♠ Vatican Mythographer II 106 – Vatican Mythographers – Scriptores rerum mythicarum Latini tres Romae nuper reperti 1, pp. 110-11, ed. G. H. Bode. Celle 1834
♠ ApE 1.20 – Apollodoros, Epitome (summary of the last part of the Bibliotheke)
Ixion fell in love with Hera and attempted to force her; and when Hera reported it, Zeus, wishing to know if the thing were so, made a cloud in the likeness of Hera and laid it beside him; and when Ixion boasted that he had enjoyed the favours of Hera, Zeus bound him to a wheel, on which he is whirled by winds through the air; such is the penalty he pays. And the cloud, impregnated by Ixion, gave birth to Centaurus. Greek Text
♠ Homer, Iliad 14.317-18
nay, not when I was seized with love of the wife of Ixion, who bare Peirithous, the peer of the gods in counsel. Greek Text
♠ Scholion A at Homer, Iliad 14.317 – Scholia Graeca in Homeri Iliadem 2, p. 49, ed. W. Dindorf and E. Maass. Oxford 1875.
♠ Scholion bT at Homer, Iliad 14.317-18 – Scholia Graeca in Homeri Iliadem 4, p. 61, ed. W. Dindorf and E. Maass. Oxford 1875.
♠ Nonnos, Dionysiaca 7.125
♠ Eustathios, Commentary to the Iliad p.101 – Eustathii Commentarii ad Homeri Iliadem, Vol. 1, p. 85. Leipzig 1825.
♦ Athens, Museum of the Athenian Agora Excavations P26228: Attic red-figure cup fragment, Ixion and wheel
♦ Rome, Forum Antiquarium 187: Attic red-figure cup fragment, Ixion and wheel
♦ London, British Museum E155: Attic red-figure kantharos by the Amphitrite Painter, with Hera, Ares, Ixion, Hermes and Athena with winged wheel
A. Furtwaengler, Adolf and K. Reichhold, Karl, Griechische Vasenmalerei: Auswahl hervorragender Vasenbilder (Serie III, 1932) pl. 163.2
Drawing of Ixion by J.D. Beazley, from Beazley Archive Pottery Database
Art sources edited by R. Ross Holloway, Elisha Benjamin Andrews Professor Emeritus, Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Brown Univ., and Frances Van Keuren, Prof. Emerita, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Univ. of Georgia, May 2019.
Literary sources edited by Elena Bianchelli, Retired Senior Lecturer of Classical Languages and Culture, Univ. of Georgia, February 2022
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