The Children of Zeus: Artemis (page 98)

Chapter 2: The Olympians

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Stesichoros 236 PMGPoetae Melici Graeci, p. 124, ed. D. L. Page. Oxford 1962.

Akousilaos 2F33 – Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker 1, pp. 55-56, ed. F. Jacoby, 2d ed. Leiden 1957.

Hesiod, Heoiai (Catalogue of Women) fr 163 MW – Fragmenta Hesiodea, pp. 79-80, ed. R. Merkelbach and M. L. West. Oxford 1967.

Kallimachos, Hymn to Athena 5.107-18

How many burnt offerings shall the daughter of Cadmus burn in the days to come? How many Aristaeus? – praying that they might see their only son, the young Actaeon, blind. And yet he shall be companion of the chase to great Artemis. But him neither the chase nor comradeship in archery on the hills shall save in that hour, when, albeit unwillingly, he shall behold the beauteous bath of the goddess. Nay, his own dogs shall then devour their former lord. And his mother shall gather the bones of her son, ranging over all the thickets. Greek Text

Euripides, Helen 381-83

and also the one whom Artemis once drove from her chorus, as a deer with horns of gold, the Titan girl, daughter of Merops, because of her loveliness. Greek Text

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