Ixion (page 721 upper, with art)

Chapter 18: Other Myths

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Basel, Herbert Cahn Collection, HC541: Attic skyphos fragment, Hephaistos with wheel, head of Ixion beneath

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Beazley Archive Pottery Database

Berlin, Antikensammlung F3023:  Campanian red-figure amphora, Ixion and fiery wheel, observed from below by Hermes and Hephaistos

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Berlin, Antikensammlung

AP 3.12Palatine Anthology (Greek Anthology) 1, pp. 100-101, ed. W.R. Paton. Cambridge Mass., 1916.

[12] Ixion killing Phorbas and Polymelus, for their murder of his mother Megara. They slew her out of anger, because she would not consent to marry either of them.

Ixion, whom you see, laid low Phorbas and Polymelus, taking vengeance on them for their vengeance on his mother.  Greek and English Text

DS 4.69.3 – Diodoros Siculus, Bibliotheca Historica

Antion, who lay with Perimela, the daughter of Amythaon, and begat Ixion.  Greek Text

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Artistic 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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