The Children of Zeus: Hephaistos (page 78 upper)

Chapter 2: The Olympians

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Hyginus, Fabulae 158

SONS OF VULCAN: Philammon. Cecrops. Erichthonius. Corynetes. Cercyon. Philottus. Spinther. Latin Text

Pindar, Olympian 7.35-37

when, by the skills of Hephaestus with the bronze-forged hatchet, Athena leapt from the top of her father’s head and cried aloud with a mighty shout. Greek Text

Hesiod, Theogony 571-72

for the very famous Limping God formed of earth the likeness of a shy maiden as the son of Cronos willed. Greek Text

Hesiod, Works and Days 60-63

And he bade famous Hephaestus make haste and mix earth with water and to put in it the voice and strength of human kind, and fashion a sweet, lovely maiden-shape, like to the immortal goddesses in face. Greek Text

Aischylos, Theoroi/Isthmiastai fr 78a R – Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta 3, pp. 195-99, ed. S. L. Radt. Göttingen 1985.

Homer, Iliad 2.426

These they burned on billets of wood stripped of leaves, and the inner parts they pierced with spits, and held them over the flame of Hephaestus.

Greek Text

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Edited by Elena Bianchelli, Retired Senior Lecturer of Classical Languages and Culture, Univ. of Georgia, January 2021

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